The Annual ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute for Curriculum Development in Critical Contemporary Antisemitism Studies, Pembroke College, Oxford, to take place from Sunday, 6 to 18 August 2023, is seeking Scholars-in-Residence for an intensive two-week workshop-based curriculum development programme in interdisciplinary critical contemporary antisemitism studies. The programme is dedicated to the development of critical antisemitism studies as a recognized academic discipline.

The Summer Institute is intended primarily for professors with full-time college or university positions, though exceptional faculty, doctoral and post-doctoral students will be considered. Under the guidance of leading international academics, Scholars-in-Residence will be required to develop a course syllabus and curriculum in the interdisciplinary study of critical contemporary antisemitism. The course syllabus and curriculum is designed to be taught by the Scholar-in-Residence at their home university for course credit on at least two occasions upon completion of the programme.

ISGAP also has limited space for graduate and undergraduate university students with strong academic credentials, proven leadership skills, and commitment to social justice. Successful applicants will qualify as Elie Wiesel – Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars, who run student-led projects to combat antisemitism and racism on campus.

How to Apply:

  • Scholars-in-Residence are required to submit a CV, a letter of intent, two letters of recommendation, as well as a letter from the Chair, Dean, or Provost of the scholar’s home department, confirming that the scholar will be able to teach the course designed at the ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute, within one academic year, and on at least two subsequent occasions.

  • Wiesel-King Jr. Scholars are required to submit a CV, two reference letters and a concise project proposal. Jr. Scholars will work to design projects to combat antisemitism to be implemented in their home university, following the program.

The application deadline is 1 May 2023. Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis, please note that early applicants are encouraged as space is limited. Accepted Scholars-in-Residence will be liable to pay tuition fees of $2000 USD, Wiesel-King Jr. Scholars will be liable to pay tuition fees of $1400. Tuition will cover the cost for the programme, and includes accommodation and board. Limited scholarships are available for exceptional candidates.

Applications should be submitted via email to [email protected] under the subject heading “Oxford 2023 Applicant