East-West Center Accepting Applications for 2010 Senior Journalists Seminar

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Oct. 7, 2009 is the application deadline for the East-West Center's 2010 Senior Journalists Seminar, a dialogue-and-travel program for journalists from the United States and from Asian countries with substantial Muslim populations.

Oct. 7, 2009 is the application deadline for the East-West Center's 2010 Senior Journalists Seminar, a dialogue-and-travel program for journalists from the United States and from Asian countries with substantial Muslim populations. The seminar offers an opportunity for senior journalists to engage their peers on issues in the relationships between these Asian countries and the United States. Participants will meet with government and business officials, community and religious leaders, educators and students, local journalists and others to gain insights on the many diverse perspectives among Americans and Asian Muslims.

Theme: Bridging Gaps Between Americans and Asian Muslims
Dates: February 28 - March 21, 2010
Study Tour for Asian Journalists: Washington, DC; Nashville, Tennessee; Chicago, Illinois
Study Tour for American Journalists: Mumbai, India and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The program opens and concludes with dialogue among all the participants at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Who Can Apply: Working print, broadcast, journal and online journalists from the United States and Asian countries with substantial Muslim populations, specifically Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand with a minimum of ten years of experience.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Funding: Roundtrip airfare for the study tour travel, lodging and per diem costs are provided by the East-West Center. Selected participants are responsible for their own visa fees and roundtrip airfare from their home city to Honolulu, where the study tour opens and concludes. A limited number of travel stipends will be available; however, selected participants should expect some cost-sharing.

For more information and applications:
Website: http://www.eastwestcenter.org/senior-journalists ;
http://www.eastwestcenter.org/senior-journalists and click on Senior Journalists Seminar
Phone: 1-808-944-7368

Apply Now! Deadline: October 7, 2009
The East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, is a public, nonprofit institution that promotes better relations and understanding between the United States and the nations of the Asia Pacific region through cooperative research, education and professional development programs.

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