Research Chairs in Indigenous Studies

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Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Indigenist Resiliencies, McMaster University

US$25,000 for 4 months
Grants begin in either September 2019 or January 2020
Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)

The Indigenous Studies Program will host the Chair, who will also have opportunities to interact with McMaster’s diverse research community, including the McMaster Indigenous Research Institute, Centre for Climate Change, and the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition, among others. As one of Canada’s leading universities, known for its innovation and research intensiveness, McMaster University offers visiting scholars exciting and unique opportunities for research, education and collaboration.
We are interested in scholars that can demonstrate how Indigenist formulations of resilience are being articulated. We are especially interested in research focused on Indigenous-centred revitalizations of: gender and sexualities, environmental policy, youth and/or social movements, as well as language and culture. As we move towards a more globalized world, we seek to highlight how articulations of these research areas contribute locally and/or globally to Indigenist resiliencies.

Specializations: Indigenous-centred revitalizations of: gender and sexualities, environmental policy, youth and/or social movements, as well as language and culture.

Applicants are encouraged to identify their primary and alternate choices on the application. Formal letters of invitation should not be sought; however, applicants are encouraged to contact the institution to discuss research interests.

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Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Legal and Resource Rights, University of Alberta

US$25,000 for 4 months
Grants begin in either September 2019 or January 2020
Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)

The Faculty of Law is the oldest in western Canada and is one of Canada’s top-tier law schools. The School of Native Studies provides a common ground for aboriginal and non-aboriginal students to research, explore and critically examine the historical and contemporary issues that concern native peoples and communities.

Specializations: North American aboriginal law with a focus on aboriginal resource rights and governance and their relationship to national and provincial, state or territorial regulatory regimes

Applicants are encouraged to identify their primary and alternate choices on the application. Formal letters of invitation should not be sought; however, applicants are encouraged to contact the institution to discuss research interests.

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Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Native Peoples and Communities, University of Alberta

US$25,000 for 4 months
Grants begin in either September 2019 or January 2020
Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)

Opened in 1908, the University of Alberta is among a handful of Canada’s largest research intensive universities. The Faculty of Native Studies provides a common ground for contemporary relations that concern native peoples and communities. Faculty members’ research expertise covers Metis resources and law, Inuit and environmental change, Dene and diamonds, urban Aboriginal residents, treaties and land rights, and Aboriginal history, among other topics.

Specializations: Metis resources and law, Inuit and environmental change, Dene and diamonds and urban aboriginal residents.

Applicants are encouraged to identify their primary and alternate choices on the application. Formal letters of invitation should not be sought; however, applicants are encouraged to contact the institution to discuss research interests.

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Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies, Vancouver Island University

US$25,000 for 4 months
Grants begin in either September 2019 or January 2020
Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)

Vancouver Island University (VIU) located in Nanaimo, British Columbia has developed a highly regarded Indigenous commitment across its institutional programs and initiatives. VIU is proud to host the Centre for Pre-Confederation Treaties and Reconciliation and the provincially appointed Shqwi qwal (Speaker) for Indigenous Dialogue, a position currently held by the former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Shawn Atleo. VIU has a very active and successful Elder-in-Residence program, one of the many services and supports provided by their Office of Aboriginal Education and Engagement. VIU has recently adopted the following Visionary Goal: As a trusted educational partner in the promotion of sustainable cultural, economic, environmental and social well-being, we inspire our students, faculty and staff, our communities and the people of Vancouver Island and coastal British Columbia through our commitment to excellence in learning, student success, respectful discourse, Indigenous ways of knowing and personal well-being.

Vancouver Island University is looking to further build its Indigenous area of strength and research priority by welcoming a Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies. In addition to conducting research on a topic of their choice, the Fulbright Canada Chair will be invited to give a minimum of two open audience lectures, attend a small number of special events, and engage with VIU faculty and community members.

Specializations: Aboriginal education, reconciliation, indigenization, or aboriginal engagement.

Applicants are encouraged to identify their primary and alternate choices on the application. Formal letters of invitation should not be sought; however, applicants are encouraged to contact the institution to discuss research interests.

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