[Reader-list] OII Call for Applications from Civil Society Practitioners in the global South

Sunil Abraham sunil at mahiti.org
Thu Aug 16 18:05:27 IST 2007

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From: Jennifer A. De Beer <jennifer.debeer at oii.ox.ac.uk>

Oxford Internet Institute - Civil Society Practitioners Programme

Invitation to apply
The Oxford Internet Institute (University of Oxford) invites
applications from the global South to fill two places in its Civil
Society Practitioners Programme.

This visitor programme is intended for Civil Society Practitioners of
distinction or outstanding promise who wish to visit the Institute for a
period of six weeks between February and December 2008, to undertake
research concerning the social impact of the Internet and related ICTs.
Visitors are expected to reside in Oxford during their stay, and to
participate fully in the intellectual life of the Institute. The
successful applicants will receive:

      * A subsistence allowance of 3800 GBP (7500 USD) to cover research
        expenses and living costs during their stay in Oxford  
      * A travel grant of up to 1000 GBP (2000 USD) for travel to and
        from the UK 

Applications will ideally be submitted by Civil Society Practitioners in
or from the global South, active in the areas of freedom of expression,
media reform, media justice, and communications and information policy
in the globalized context of the Internet.

How to apply
For details on how to apply, please download:
Information for Applicants (PDF, 45kb) at

You may also request to have this information emailed to you in plain
text form. The deadline for completed applications to reach the OII
Academic and Student Affairs Officer (by post or email: contact details
below) is 26 September 2007. Please note that incomplete applications
cannot be considered.

Final notification of an award will occur in November 2007. Successful
candidates will be expected to take up their six week residency in
Oxford at any time between February and December 2008.

Laura Taylor
Academic and Student Affairs Officer
Oxford Internet Institute
University of Oxford
1 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3JS
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1865 287222
Fax: +44 (0)1865 287211
Email: recruit at oii.ox.ac.uk

This programme has been made possible through funding by the Ford

This Call for Applications is also available at:

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