Call for Applications, the 2017 Angkor Photo Workshop in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Deadline:  15th July 2017, 5pm (GMT+7)
Open to: photographers from this countries
Venue: 3– 12 December 2017 in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Description

The Angkor Photo Workshop is an annual tuition-free professional workshop aimed at nurturing emerging talent from Asia. Each year, 30 participants are selected from across the region to join us in Siem Reap, Cambodia, for an intensive week-long workshop conducted by international professional photographers who volunteer their time and expertise to be a part of this initiative.

Participants will expected to complete one photo story each during the workshop, and will be guided by their tutors through all stages – from conceptualizing story ideas and refining your photographic approach, to improving your techniques and the final, important step of picture editing. We believe in diversity and originality, and we want you to develop your own unique photographic style and vision.

Eligibility

In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be either a student or professional photographer of Asian nationality with less than 5 years of professional experience.
  • The workshop will be conducted in English.
  • Participants will have to bring their own digital DSLR camera and laptop.
  • Participants should be able to use basic photo editing software (eg: Lightroom, Photoshop, Aperture etc.)

Costs

  • The workshop is tuition-free, with no application fee.
  • Accommodation will be provided from 2nd December – 12th December, 2017. (Checkout on 13th December)
  • Participants have to make their own travel arrangements to Siem Reap, Cambodia.
  • Visa fees and transport expenses are not provided.

Application

Read this Application Guide & F.A.Q. first. Incomplete or incorrectly-filled forms will not be accepted.
 Application is done via our online form – click the Application Form tab above to access the form.
 The form will request for: a Brief CV/Resume, a Personal Statement (max 250 words), and a Portfolio of Work.

[ BRIEF CV / RESUME – What to include]

For Students:
 Course and institution of study
 Expected year of graduation
 Any previous photography workshops/internships/courses attended

For Professionals:
 Details on current and previous professional experience (including freelance and internships)
 Any previous photography workshops/internships/courses attended

[ PERSONAL STATEMENT ]

 We want to get to know you better. Tell us about your experience with photography, and why you would like to attend our workshop. (Maximum 250 words).

[ PORTFOLIO SUBMISSION ]

Your portfolio of work should reflect your vision and style as a photographer.
• Filename: All images should include your full name. (Eg: Amy_Tan_001.jpg)
• Number of images: Minimum 12 – Maximum 20 photos per portfolio
• Image Size: 2,000 pixels on longer side / 72dpi / JPG format / Medium quality (8)

In order to apply, register HERE.

If you have any questions, check the FAQ section or write to: workshops@angkor-photo.com.

The official web-page.

Call for Applications, StratCom Youth Academy 2017 in Riga, Latvia

Deadline:  5 June 2017
Open to: participants between the ages of 20 and 27 years old, linked to any ATA/YATA chapter
Venue: 5– 6 July, 2017 in Riga, Latvia

Description

Stratcom Youth Academy 2017 is a unique possibility for future leaders to raise awareness about the concept and current trends of strategic communications and the role of media in the modern politics. The Academy will be taking place simultaneously with one of the leading strategic communications forums in Europe organized by the NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence “The Riga StratCom Dialogue 2017” (www.rigstratcomdialogue.org).The Riga StratCom Dialogue 2017 will bring together experts, policy-makers, academics, and practitioners to create an in-depth discussion on how rapid changes in communications are affecting all sectors of our global society. This is one of the leading conferences currently focusing on strategic communications issues of utmost importance to NATO allies.

Rapid development of internet technologies has not only provided policy makers with numerous opportunities to communicate with society but also posed new challenges of sustaining domestic and international peace and security. Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, possible interference in the election processes in the USA and European countries, growth of populism and far right ideologies and also the activities of DAESH in the internet domain to radicalize and recruit have forced policy and decision makers to reflect on the ways how different media platforms can be used to achieve goals that are aimed against democratic states. Disinformation environment (propaganda and fake/biased news websites and networks used to distribute this disinformation) has helped gain control over large groups of people and create obstacles for national and transnational security.

Throughout four days, participants will have a chance to enhance their understanding of pivotal aspects of strategic communication, engage in workshops and meet and interact with prominent political and public figures by partly attending “The Riga StratCom Dialogue 2017” on 5-6 July, 2017.

The topics of the Stratcom Youth Academy 2017 will cover:

  • Concept of strategic communication and its current trends;
  • Russia’s propaganda – from soft power tools to annexation of Crimea;
  • Election information wars – rise of populism and far right wing in Europe and the USA;
  • Media platforms in the hands of DAESH – challenges and opportunities;
  • topics covered by the NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence conference “The Riga StratCom Dialogue 2017”.

Eligibility

In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:

  • 20-27 years old;
  • Active members or volunteers in any ATA/YATA chapter (highly preferable);
  • Fluent in English;
  • Interested in foreign policy and security issues;
  • Highly motivated to attend Stratcom Youth Academy 2017 and “The Riga StratCom Dialogue.” conference.

Costs

Participation fee: 200 EUR that includes:

  • Accommodation for 5 nights in Albert Hotel (2 persons in one room);
  • Meals during event;
  • Coffee breaks;
  • Transportation between conference venue and National Library of Latvia;
  • Farewell dinner;
  • Tour in Riga;

Participation fee for Latvian participants: 75 EUR that includes:

  • Meals during event;
  • Coffee breaks;
  • Transportation between conference venue and National Library of Latvia;
  • Farewell dinner;
  • Tour in Riga;

A limited number of scholarships are available for participants who are able to demonstrate their financial need as well as ability to bring relevant expertise and diverse perspectives to the conference.

Please note that travel costs are not included in the participation fee and are expected to be taken care of participants themselves.

Application

In order to apply for the event, please fill out the application form for Stratcom Youth Academy 2017 and submit it with uploaded required documents.

Additionally to CV and Motivation letter, due to given chance to attend high level NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence event “The Riga StratCom Dialogue ” that is upon invitations only, applicants are asked to submit 5 most popular narratives in their countries that denigrate NATO – its concept, policies, missions, future goals etc.

In order to apply, register HERE.

Deadline is June 5, 2017

Results will be announced on June 7, 2017

If you have any questions, contact with Ms Sabine Stala via email: sabine@lato.lv.

The official web-page.

 

Join the OpenVillage/LOTE6 festival 2017 in Brussels

Deadline:  ongoing
Open to: anyone with a story of an open and participatory project of health/social care
Fellowship:  Up to 15000 Euro

Description

We believe that the future of health and social care is community-based and participatory. We are committed to the idea that care should not necessarily be handed down from institutions to the people but can emerge organically from the people according to their needs.

The OpenVillage Festival is a highly participatory festival showcasing working solutions and demos produced by community members, as well as pathways for working together towards their sustainability. It will take place on October 19-21, 2017 in Brussels and represents the culmination of the OpenCare 18 month research that involves hundreds of original initiatives.

Aiming to deepen community collaboration, during April – May 2017, the SCImPULSE Foundation will appoint 3 “students” to support communication and engagement for the OpenVillage. We use “students” in the Latin sense, of people that will apply themselves to the subject, as fellows of SCImPULSE Foundation, and not in any sense as an indication of career status.

Eligibility

We will consider individuals who have demonstrated an interest in and alignment with Diy Welfare (referred to as “opencare”) in the following ways (each item will receive a score from 0 the minimum, to 5 the maximum, which will be summed to define the final score used to choose the winners):

  • are registered on edgeryders.eu and have contributed a story on the OpenCare community page. NB: All the stories already submitted in 2016 and 2017 are being considered.
  • are operating at the grassroots level or are heavily interacting with such groups
  • Are open in their work, use of methodology, technology, results (public and transparent communication, open processes for participation, commons licensing, open source code etc.)
  • their contribution is validated in positive responses by their peers in the opencare community (as seen from the Comments section)
  • have storytelling and content production skills for presenting the opencare initiatives to various community groups and audiences
  • demonstrate willingness to collaborate with others and use online environments for communication, engagement, documentation of work and social media

Fellowship

  • A bursary appointment: Up to 15000 Euro to reimburse your working time, distributed on the basis of winners’ financial needs
  • A travel budget: Up to 5000 Euro, to be authorized in advance by due justification.

Application

  1. Connect with other participants by reading their stories at the bottom of this page, and offering ideas or advice in the form of thoughtful comments.
  2. Think about a theme, session or exhibit on community care, that you would like to curate for the OpenVillage (see the first proposal here).
  3. Write a post containing your proposal in our shared workspace.

In order to apply, register HERE.

There is no deadline for the applications, but the sooner you start and complete your application, the higher your chances – we will consider them on the rolling basis!

For more information come to our weekly online community gatherings on Wednesdays at 18:00 CET here or contact community@edgeryders.eu.

The official web-page.

Call for Applications – educational project called “In Between?

European Network Remembrance and Solidarity is launching a recruitment process for an ongoing educational project called In Between?, which aims to encourage the young generation of Europeans to explore 20th-century history by speaking with those who lived it. Participants are given a unique opportunity to gain theoretical and practical experience in documenting oral stories.

This time, participants will travel to Berlin, Mostar, Vojvodina and the Polish-Lithuanian borderland in July, and to the Prespa Lakes region, the Albanian-Montenegrin borderland, the Hungarian-Romanian borderland and the Spanish-French borderland in September. The call for applications closes on 8 May 2017 for the Summer Edition and 17 July 2017 for the Autumn Edition.

The call is open to all candidates age 18-25, including students and freelancers representing various areas of interest that may include history, cultural anthropology, sociology and audiovisual arts, among others. After being selected, they will take part in interdisciplinary workshops (Summer Edition: 1-5 July , Autumn Edition: 13-17 September) and study visits (Summer Edition: 6-13 July, Autumn Edition: 18-25 September).

After 4-day workshops in Warsaw participants will have learned the theoretical basics of interview methodology, digital video-camera operation, photography, digitalisation of visual materials, archiving and historical context. Then, they will be divided into groups of six to travel to border towns and other localities for seven days. During their stay they will conduct and document interviews with local inhabitants. Recollections, sound and video recordings, photographs, letters as well as scanned documents and other items reflecting the daily life of the communities will constitute a basis for building accounts of their travel that will be shared with historical institutions and local archives, including the National Digital Archive and the Virtual Shtetl (Museum of the History of Polish Jews).

Recorded on family photographs and stories, collected documentary material reflecting the past of the eight European regions – with their cultural and historical complexities – will become the theme of a project closing conference. The event to be held in Berlin in December 2017 will feature debates with cultural anthropologists, historians and oral history researchers.

Factors to be considered in the recruitment process include a candidate’s motivation to participate in the project, openness and readiness to cooperate. Knowledge of English and one of the languages spoken in a selected region is a must.

 

To obtain the application form, The Rules Governing the Recruitment of Participants and any further information please visit: www.enrs.eu/inbetween or contact Ms Karolina Dziełak, In Between? Project Coordinator (e-mail: karolina.dzielak@enrs.eu and telephone: 0048 22 395 7610).

Call for Applications – UNAOC Fellowship Program 2017

Candidates from Europe and North America (EUNA) and from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) can now apply until Sunday May 21st 2017 11:59pm EST to participate in the 2017 edition of the UNAOC Fellowship Program.

The theme of the Fellowship 2017 is “The role of civil society and the media in combatting hatred and fostering inclusion”.

To be selected, eligible candidates must demonstrate strong interest in intercultural dialogue and professional achievements in the fields of media and/or civil society.

The goal of the Fellowship is to provide participants with first hand exposure to cultural diversity, while interacting with a wide range of local actors and partners. In every country they visit, participants will acquire crucial comprehension tools to help them understand the plurality of their host country’s culture, politics, society, religion, and media.

  1. Call for applications to candidates from EUNA countries
  2. Call for applications to candidates from MENA countries

Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowships

Five Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowships in the amount of $25,800 each will be awarded to young poets in the U.S. through a national competition sponsored by the Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine. Established in 1989 by the Indianapolis philanthropist Ruth Lilly, the fellowships are intended to encourage the further study and writing of poetry.

Submissions will be accepted from March 1 – April 30 of this year, via the online submissions system.
APPLICANT GUIDELINES:

  • Applicants must reside in the U.S. or be U.S. citizens.
  • Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and no older than 31 years of age as of April 30, 2017.
  • Applications must be submitted by midnight (Central Standard Time) on April 30, 2017.
  • Applications must be made through our submissions website, according to the guidelines below. (Be sure you are submitting to the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship category on our submissions page, otherwise your work will not be considered for the fellowship.)
  • Application materials sent via e-mail or standard mail will not be considered.
  • Previously published poems may be included in your application.

HOW TO APPLY:
FIRST, you must assemble your application materials as a SINGLE file (acceptable file types are pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf, wpf). This document must include:

  • An approximately 250-word introduction to your work (not to exceed one page).
  • Ten pages of poems, in standard font and size (such as Times New Roman, 12pt). You may include multiple poems on one page, but the total pages of poems must not exceed ten.
  • Publication list. (Optional. If you choose to include it, please do so as the last page of your document.)
  • Name this document [LAST NAME]_[FIRST NAME].doc (example: Doe_John.doc)

THEN, proceed to our online submissions manager where you can upload your application.
Finalists will be notified by e-mail by August 1.
Winners will be announced on September 1.
Payments to winners will be subject to the completion of IRS Form W-9, including a valid TIN or SSN.

If you have any questions, contact: hamos@poetrymagazine.org.

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About the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship Program
Established in 1989 by Ruth Lilly to encourage the further writing and study of poetry, the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Poetry Fellowship program has dramatically expanded since its inception. Until 1995, university writing programs nationwide each nominated one student poet for a single fellowship; from 1996 until 2007, two fellowships were awarded. In 2008 the competition was opened to all U.S. poets between 21 and 31 years of age, and the number of fellowships increased to five, totaling $75,000. In 2013, the Poetry Foundation received a generous gift from the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Fund to create the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowships, which increased the fellowship amount from $15,000 to $25,800.

About Poetry Magazine
Founded in Chicago by Harriet Monroe in 1912, Poetry is the oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world. Monroe’s “Open Door” policy, set forth in Volume 1 of the magazine, remains the most succinct statement of Poetry’s mission: to print the best poetry written today, in whatever style, genre, or approach. The magazine established its reputation early by publishing the first important poems of T.S. EliotEzra PoundMarianne MooreWallace StevensH.D.William Carlos Williams,Carl Sandburg, and other now-classic authors. In succeeding decades it has presented—often for the first time—works by virtually every major contemporary poet. In recent years, Poetry has been honored with three National Magazine Awards. It celebrated its centennial in 2012.

About the Poetry Foundation
The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience. The Poetry Foundation seeks to be a leader in shaping a receptive climate for poetry by developing new audiences, creating new avenues for delivery, and encouraging new kinds of poetry through innovative partnerships, prizes, and programs. Opened to the public in June 2011, the Poetry Foundation building in Chicago provides new space for the Foundation’s extensive roster of public programs and events. It also houses a public garden, a library, and an exhibition gallery as well as the offices of the Poetry Foundation and Poetry magazine.

Call for Applications, WoWoman: WoWideo

WoWoman is a women empowerment platform, which creates space and tools for women to be able to achieve the coolest, craziest and the most “impossible” dreams She has.

One of our active work in this direction became a new project which we are glad to announce – WoWoman: WoWideo! for capacity building of women having interest to cinematography.

Our slogan “Camera! Action! Non-Stop!” tells its own tale – there is too much to learn in constantly changing cinematography environment so we are not going to stop until we create our own “Hollywood”.

First edition of the project will be delivered in 7 interactive classroom evening lessons and 3 independent full-day workshops during March 10 – May 10 2017 with professionals of Filmmaking Industry, such as Ahmed Mukhtar, Maria Ibrahimova, Famil Mahmudbayli. Workshops with other locally and internationally recognized film professionals are also expected to become important part of our 2-month project. There is a great opportunity for you to start a career in filmmaking. WoWoman actively cooperates with “Women in Motion” project launched by filmmaker Maria Ibrahimova with support from U.S. Embassy.

We believe that the training reveals cinematograph in every single participant and She will gain practical knowledge to shot Her own short movie. Application deadline is March 7, 2017, criteria for acceptance of the best applicants is Her outstanding film idea and strong motivation to delve deep in this industry.

More information is available on the official project page WoWoman:WoWideo, as well as online site of WoWoman platform.

To apply for WoWideo Cinematography School please fill in the following form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScBAGu9p70TFJA8LhIikmuiauuSqAWaWb85NjPc3Fyhph1eag/viewform?c=0&w=1

We believe She can make this worldAwesome!

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WoWoman является платформой для раскрытия прав и возможностей женщин, создающей пространство, чтобы помочь достичь самые крутые, безумные и самые “невозможные” мечты, которые у Нее есть.

Одной из нашых активных работ в этом направлении стал новый проект, который мы рады представить – WoWomanWoWideo!, созданный для наращивания потенциала женщин, имеющих интерес к кинематографии.

Наш лозунг: “Камера! Мотор! Нон-стоп! “говорит сам за себя – слишком много всего, чему надо учиться в постоянно меняющейся кинематографической среде, поэтому мы не будем останавливаться, пока не создадим наш собственный!” Голливуд “.

Первая часть проекта будет представлена в виде 7 интерактивных вечерних занятий и 3-х независимых полнодневных семинаров, которые будут проведены в период с 10 марта – 10 мая 2017 года профессионалами сферы кинопроизводства Ахмедом Мухтар, Марией Ибрагимовой, Фамилем Махмудбайли. Семинары с ведущими национальными и международно признанными профессионалами кино также должны стать важной частью нашего двухмесячного проекта. Это большая возможность для Нее, желающей начать карьеру в кино. WoWoman активно сотрудничает с проектом «Women in Motion», созданный режиссером Марией Ибрагимовой при поддержке посольства США в Баку.

Мы считаем, что обучение раскроет кинематографа в каждом участнике, и Онаполучит необходимые практические знания для создания Ее собственного короткого фильма. 

Срок подачи заявок до 7 марта 2017 года, критерием для принятия лучших претендентов является ее выдающаяся идея фильма и сильная мотивация, для вовлечения в эту отрасль.

Более подробная информация доступна на официальной странице проекта WoWoman:WoWideo, а также на сайте платформы WoWoman

Чтобы подать заявку на участие в Кинематографической школе WoWideo, необходимо заполнить следующую форму:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScBAGu9p70TFJA8LhIikmuiauuSqAWaWb85NjPc3Fyhph1eag/viewform?c=0&w=1

Мы верим, что Она может сделать этот мир удивительным!

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Wowoman qadınlara ən çılğın və “imkansız” xəyallarını həyata keçirmək üçün şərait yaradan platformadır.

Bu yolda aktiv işlərimizdən biri elan etməkdənməmnun olduğumuz WowomanWowideolayihəsidir kikinematoqrafiyaya marağı olanxanımlara lazımi bacarıqlara yiyələnməsi üçünyaradılıb.

Bizim şüarımız “CameraActionNonStop!” özülayihənin məzmunu haqqında anlayış yaradırdaim hərəkətdə olan kinematoqrafiyamühitində öyrəniləsi çox şey var və biz özHollivudumuzu yaradana qədərçalişacağıq.

Layihənin birinci hissəsi 7 interaktiv dərsdənve 3 günlük müstəqil seminar daxil olmaqla10 Mart  10 May 2017 tarixləri arasindaAhmed MuxtarMaria IbrahimovaFamilMahmudbayli kimi kino sahəsindəprofessionalların təlimləri ilə yerinəyetiriləcək. Həm yerli, həm də beynəlxalq mühitdə məşhur olan digər film peşəkarların da bizim 2 ay davam edəcək təlimlərimizdə studio dərslər üçün istirakı gözlənilir. Bu kinematoqrafiya sahəsində karyeraniza başlanğıc üçün böyük fürsətdir. Wowoman həmçinin Maria Ibrahimova tərəfindən ABS sefirliyinin dəstəyi ilə yaradılmış “Women in motion” layihəsi ilə əməkdaşlıq edir.

Biz inanırıq ki, bu təlimlər hər bir istirakçının ruhundaki kinematoqrafı oyadacaq və O öz qısa filminin çəkilişi üçün lazımi bilikləri əldə edəcək. Qeydiyyat üçün son tarix 07.03.17-dir. Ən yaxşı namizədlərin qəbul  olunması üçün kriteriya maraqlı film ideyasının və bu sahədə ireliləmək üçün güclü motivasiyasının olmasıdır. Elavə məlumatı WoWoman:WoWideo facebook səhifəsi və  WoWoman saytından əldə edə bilərsiniz.

Wowideo kinematoqrafiya məktəbinin nümayəndəsi olmağa bir addım olaraq bu formu doldura bilərsiniz.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScBAGu9p70TFJA8LhIikmuiauuSqAWaWb85NjPc3Fyhph1eag/viewform?c=0&w=1

Biz inanırıq ki, “O” bu dunyanı m