Call for Applications for the Study Tour “Leipzig, Dresden, Weimar: Exploring a Library Landscape”
The Goethe-Institut New York, the U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Germany, Public Affairs Section, and Bibliothek & Information International, in cooperation with the Western European Studies Section (WESS), are sponsoring a study tour to eastern Germany for WESS members, “Leipzig, Dresden, Weimar: Exploring a Library Landscape,” to take place March 16-23, 2006. Travel and hotel costs are covered, along with occasional group meals. Each participant will be required to make a $400 contribution toward expenses.
The WESS Executive Committee will select participants based upon the following qualifications:
Preference will be given to those who:
Applicants should send a letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications listed above, and including a full statement on previous and current relevant connections to Germany, and a current CV electronically (as e-mail and/or as Word attachments) to Helene Baumann, WESS Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 15, 2005. Any member of the WESS Executive Committee who submits an application will not participate in the selection process. Applicants will be notified of the committee's decision by October 15.
Participants will sign a waiver releasing ALA/ACRL from any liability during the trip, and they will be expected to report on their experiences for the publication in an appropriate public venue after their return (a publication or future WESS program).
Please send comments and questions to Thea Lindquist.
Last updated 15 August 2005.