Learning with research beyond the classroom

The Halle Institute for Global Research and Learning supports graduate and undergraduate students in their pursuit of international scholarship. It also supports two endowed lectures, one in Indian Studies and one in Turkish Studies.

For information on faculty support, visit the research section.

Halle Institute for Global Research and Learning Ph.D. Completion Fellowship | Halle Institute - FCHI Undergraduate Research Fellows | Distinguished Scholars | Sheth Lecture in Indian Studies | | Turkish Lecture Series


Halle Institute for Global Research and Learning Ph.D. Completion Fellowship

The Halle Institute for Global Research and Learning and the Laney Graduate School plan to offer a jointly funded completion fellowship to be awarded to an advanced graduate student expecting to complete their dissertation by the end of the fellowship period. Additional information will be forthcoming soon.


Halle Institute - FCHI Undergraduate Global Research Fellows

The Halle Institute for Global Research and Learning and the Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry (FCHI) will offer up to six Fellowships to support research outside the United States for juniors in any school (Arts and Sciences, Business, Nursing) contemplating honors theses or other types of senior capstone projects. The international research portion of the fellowship will be followed by participation in the vibrant research community of Emory faculty, graduate students, and visiting scholars based at the FCHI and the Halle Institute. The deadline for applications is Monday, February 5, 2018.

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Distinguished Scholars

The Halle Institute for Global Research and Learning Distinguished Scholar Program brings influential international scholars to the Emory campus for periods of between one and two weeks. The goal of the program is for the distinguished scholar to have intensive interactions with students and faculty across disciplines and schools. Over the course of the visit, Halle Distinguished Scholars may engage in a number of ways including but not limited to giving public lectures, participating in seminars at Emory and at other educational institutions, visiting classes, and/or meeting with Atlanta community leaders. The Halle Institute for Global Research and Learning Distinguished Scholar Program accepts nomination from Emory faculty, programs, and schools. The program provides a maximum of $10,000 per fellow to cover airfare, housing, meals, and honorarium for a one to two-week stay.

2018-2019 applications due February 1, 2018. Applications will be available at the end of December, 2017.


Sheth Lecture in Indian Studies

Established in 2000, the annual Sheth Lecture in Indian Studies is made possible by the generous support of the Sheth Family Foundation, which is dedicated to raising awareness of the culture and history of India and South Asia and to serving the Indian community in Atlanta and the Southeast.

Past speakers have included distinguished guests such as author Salman Rushdie, internationally acclaimed film director Deepa Mehta, and prominent environmental human rights activist Medha Patkar, among others.

VIDEO: T.N. Ninan, 2017 Sheth Lecturer

VIDEO: Nipun Mehta, 2016 Sheth Lecturer


Turkish Lecture Series

The Turkish Lecture Series brings public intellectuals of the highest caliber in the fields of Ottoman and Turkish studies, including business and trade, history, politics, and culture, to interact with Emory students and faculty and members of the Atlanta-area community.