The Fulbright Distinguished Scholar is co-hosted by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) and the Law Faculty at Lund University (LU). The aim is to promote collaboration between human rights scholars in the United States and Sweden. During the period of appointment, the Fulbright Distinguished Scholar will carry out research; and design and teach a five-week long optional course on a current topic of human rights law at the master program in international human rights law. Scholars must be willing to act as a mentor for master students and early career researchers, and nurture dynamics to facilitate academic outputs and funding applications. A letter of invitation should not be sought. Applicants must have a law degree (J.D.) or S.J.D. or Ph.D. in a closely related field. Mid-career scholars in the field of human rights law are especially encouraged to apply. All research topics within the area of international human rights law are considered, in particular human rights issues concerning access to justice, inequalities, business, climate change, health, and security. Applicants are encouraged to visit the websites of the Lund University Law Faculty and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute for further detail regarding focus areas and research environments. Please visit the scholarship's website for more information. Please visit the award's website for more information.
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