[governance] OII 2nd Call for Applications from Civil Society Practitioners in the global South

karen banks karenb at gn.apc.org
Mon Aug 27 05:06:20 EDT 2007

Dear all

please find below information about the Oxford Internet Institute 
Civil Society internship programme..


Reminder: Application deadline 26 September 2007

Oxford Internet Institute - Civil Society Practitioners Programme

Invitation to apply

The Oxford Internet Institute (University of Oxford) invites 
applications from the global South to fill two places in its Civil 
Society Practitioners Programme.

This visitor programme is intended for Civil Society Practitioners of 
distinction or outstanding promise who wish to visit the Institute 
for a period of six weeks between February and December 2008, to 
undertake research concerning the social impact of the Internet and 
related ICTs. Visitors are expected to reside in Oxford during their 
stay, and to participate fully in the intellectual life of the 
Institute. The successful applicants will receive:
A subsistence allowance of 3800 GBP (7500 USD) to cover research 
expenses and living costs during their stay in Oxford
A travel grant of up to 1000 GBP (2000 USD) for travel to and from the UK

Applications will ideally be submitted by Civil Society Practitioners 
in or from the global South, active in the areas of freedom of 
expression, media reform, media justice, and communications and 
information policy in the globalized context of the Internet.

How to apply

For details on how to apply, please download:
Information for Applicants (PDF, 45kb) at 

You may also request to have this information emailed to you in plain 
text form. The deadline for completed applications to reach the OII 
Academic and Student Affairs Officer (by post or email: contact 
details below) is 26 September 2007. Please note that incomplete 
applications cannot be considered.

Final notification of an award will occur in November 2007. 
Successful candidates will be expected to take up their six week 
residency in Oxford at any time between February and December 2008.


Laura Taylor
Academic and Student Affairs Officer
Oxford Internet Institute
University of Oxford
1 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3JS
United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0)1865 287222
Fax: +44 (0)1865 287211
Email: recruit at oii.ox.ac.uk

This programme has been made possible through funding by the media 
policy portfolio in the Knowledge, Creativity and Freedom Program of 
the Ford Foundation.
This Call for Applications is also available at: 

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