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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

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Request for Proposals
Research Grant in the Study of Migrant Labor in the Gulf Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS)
"the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service in Qatar has launched a major research initiative designed to enhance our understanding of migrant labour issues in the Persian Gulf. .../....
CIRS will award a number of research grants designed to support original, empirically-grounded research involving fieldwork on topics related to migrant labour in the Gulf.
The awards can last up to a maximum of two years, with a possibility of renewal. A secondary component of the initiative is to establish a working group of experts on Migrant Labour in the Persian Gulf, the first meeting of which would be convened in the first quarter of 2009.
Award recipients are expected to become active participants in the CIRS working group. Researchers interested in applying should send a cover letter and a detailed research proposal that conforms to the guidelines outlined on the CIRS website at
Before applying, candidates are strongly urged to consult the Request for Proposals on the CIRS website.Review of proposals begins on *February 15, 2009*. For inquiries and grant application submission, please contact

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