LGBTQA, HR, & GSCIS Global South Scholars Travel Award

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Allies Caucus (LGBTQA) together with the Human Rights (HR) Section and the Global South (GSCIS) Caucus have created this convention award to support costs of travel and/or visa for a scholar who is normally located in the global south to attend the annual ISA convention.

Details

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  1. Recipients must be current members of ISA.
  2. At the time of conference registration, awardees should be or register to be members of the LGBTQA+ Caucus or the Human Rights Section.
  3. The award is for scholars located in the global south, whose work contributes to scholarship on human rights and/or LGBTQ+ politics, with a primary preference for scholars who identify as LGBTQ+.
  • A $750.00 (USD) cash prize will be awarded.
  • The selection committee, made up of three individuals from each contributing section/caucus, will select a recipient located in the global south. Primary preference will be given to scholars who identify as LGBTQ+, and awardees should be contributing to existing scholarship on human rights and/or LGBTQ+ politics. Preference should also be given to a scholar that is normally employed or a registered student of an institution that has minimal support for conference travel. If the selection committee is unable to select a single awardee, then the selection committee may choose to split the award among two scholars; provide the two scholars each with an award totalling 500$ (dependent on finances); or request an external adjudication by the chair of either caucus or section.
  • Awardees may request to remain anonymous for security or personal reasons, particularly if they identify as LGBTQ+ or are conducting research of LGBTQ+ politics.
  • Applicants are asked to submit a short biography and accepted abstract of the work that they will be presenting (or the abstract of the roundtable they will be participating in).
  • Applications should be sent to Section Chair Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom by 15 October, 2021.

Recipients

Congratulations to the 2021 recipient of the LGBTQA, HR, & GSCIS Global South Scholars Travel Award, Juan Carlos Valarezo Sanchez! See the previous recipients below.


Year

Recipient

2021 Juan Carlos Valarezo Sanchez

Committee Members

Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom | Chair
March 2021 - March 2022
The University of British Columbia

Jamie Hagen | Chair
March 2021 - March 2022
Queen’s University Belfast

Arlene Tickner | Chair
March 2021 - March 2022
Universidad del Rosario

Award Chairs, please review dates to ensure deadlines are met.

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