The Getty Villa theme, THE CLASSICAL WORLD IN CONTEXT: PERSIA, investigates the political, intellectual, religious, and artistic relations between Persia, Greece, and Rome from the ninth century BC to AD 651. Reaching from the borders of Greece to India, the Persian Empire was viewed by the Greeks as a vastly wealthy and powerful rival and often as an existential threat. The rise of the Roman Empire as a world power quickly brought it, too, into conflict with Persia, despite the common trade that flowed through their territories.
The 2017/2018 scholar year is the first of two terms that will be devoted to this theme. Priority will be given to research projects that . . . → En lire plus
Pepperdine University’s Seaver College announces the Fletcher Jones Chair in Western Culture. Applicants must have the Ph.D. in a discipline such as Art History, Classics, History, Literature, Philosophy or a related field, a demonstrable commitment to excellent teaching, and an outstanding record of peer-reviewed scholarly publication.
The Fletcher Jones Chair in Western Culture will be dedicated to increasing students’ knowledge of the culture, history, and institutions of the world’s major regions and countries while significantly strengthening faculty recruitment, retention and development. Key responsibilities will include teaching large undergraduate lecture classes in the Western Culture program, providing leadership in developing and coordinating curriculum and special projects, and . . . → En lire plus
Monash is a university of transformation, progress and optimism. Our people are our most valued asset, with our academics among the best in the world and our professional staff revolutionising the way we operate as an organisation. For more information about our University and our exciting future, please visit www.monash.edu.
Monash University is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate as Professor/Associate Professor of French Studies within the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts.
You will have a dynamic research and teaching profile, with outstanding expertise in one or more areas of French studies; interdisciplinary approaches and new theoretical engagements are particularly welcome.
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The international scientific community have been paying close attention to Florence and its cultural heritage for more than two centuries. Despite the plentiful of initiatives related to the city’s heritage, there was a gap that our Institute aims to close: a project to attract senior researchers from foreign universities and research centers, or with an excellent scholarship qualification, who are willing to use their research skills to stimulate and enrich Florence and its citizens.
The Sangalli Institute for the religious history and cultures, in collaboration with the City of Florence and the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Center, and with the generous financial support of the Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze, . . . → En lire plus
The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 18 participating Institutes: Aarhus, Amsterdam, Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Edinburgh, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Madrid, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Zürich. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.
EURIAS Fellowships are mainly offered in the fields of the humanities and social sciences but may also be granted to scholars in life and exact sciences, provided that their proposed research . . . → En lire plus
The Fundación Gondra Barandiarán and the Museo Nacional del Prado have signed an agreement allowing the two institutions to jointly sponsor a program consisting of two remunerated scholarships for researchers involved with any aspect of art history related to the Museo del Prado’s collections.
This agreement stipulates the awarding of two scholarships: a senior scholarship for researchers over the age of 40, and a junior scholarship for those beneath that age. These scholarships will be funded by the Fundación Gondra Barandiarán and will have a maximum duration of three months each. The two scholarships will be carried out at the Museo del Prado’s Centro de Estudios (Research Center) in . . . → En lire plus
Fellowships in History and Theory of Architecture, Zurich
Application deadline: Feb 15, 2016
The Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta) at ETH Zürich is offering gta Fellowships in History and Theory of Architecture beginning in Fall 2016. The Institute aims to support researchers in their work and to allow them to fully profit from the resources of the Institute (Archive, Library Werner Oechslin). Senior researchers will have the possibility to stay for 4 to 6 months. Junior researchers can apply for a period of two years. The Institute offers:
• 2 Postdoctoral Fellowships in History and Theory of Architecture (duration 24 months)
• 1 Senior Researcher Fellowship in History and Theory of Architecture (duration up to 6 months)
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The Bard Graduate Center invites applications for a new funded research fellowship program. Scholars from university, museum and independent backgrounds are invited to apply. Candidates must already have a PhD or equivalent professional experience. The fellowship is open to both collections-based research at the BGC or elsewhere in New York, and to writing or reading projects in which being part of the BGC’s dynamic research environment is intellectually valuable. The stipend rate is $3,500 per month and housing costs are assumed by the BGC. Both long- and short-term fellowships are available (for example, 6, 4, 2 or 1 month), with a one-month minimum. The timing of dates will be negotiated with . . . → En lire plus
Short-term fellowships are generally restricted to postdoctoral scholars, PhD candidates, or holders of other terminal degrees who live and work outside of the Chicago area and who have a specific need for Newberry collection. The tenure of short-term fellowships is one continuous month, unless otherwise noted. Scholars who have an extensive need for use of the collections may request two months of fellowship support. The award is $2,500 per month for most short-term fellowships.
Applications must be received electronically by January 15, 2014, 11:59 pm C.S.T. This includes the applicant’s own materials and all letters of reference.
List of Short-Term Fellowships
Newberry Short-Term Resident Fellowships for Individual Research This fellowship provides access to the Newberry’s collection for PhD candidates or postdoctoral . . . → En lire plus
A wide range of Terra Foundation academic awards, fellowships, and grants help scholars realize their academic and professional goals and support the worldwide study and presentation of the art of the United States. The deadline for all academic award, fellowship, and grant applications is January 15, 2014 unless otherwise indicated.
Doctoral and Postdoctoral Research Travel Grants to the United States The Terra Foundation offers Research Travel Grants to enable scholars outside the United States to consult resources that are only available within the United States. These grants provide support for research on topics concerning American art and visual culture prior to 1980. Six to twelve grants are awarded annually: up to . . . → En lire plus
Columbia’s Italian Academy invites applications for projects in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. These may be related to all aspects of cultural memory; to research at the intersection of history, ethnography, and anthropology; to the relationship between contemporary and historical cultures; and to the histories of art, music, literature and philosophy.
In the fields of science, technology and engineering, applications that relate to Columbia’s strengths will be welcomed.
Applications dealing with the scientific and technological aspects of culture and memory are also encouraged. Special consideration will be given to proposals in the neurosciences relevant to the Academy’s ongoing project in Art and Neuroscience.
Two Alexander Bodini Research Fellowships are also offered: in Developmental and Adolescent Psychiatry, and in Culture and Religion.
Fellowships are open to both US and non-US . . . → En lire plus
Winterthur, a public museum, library, and garden supporting the advanced study of American art, culture, and history, announces its Research Fellowship Program for 2014-2015. Winterthur offers an extensive program of short- and long-term fellowships open to academic, independent, and museum scholars, including advanced graduate students, to support research in material culture, architecture, decorative arts, design, consumer culture, garden and landscape studies, Shaker studies, travel and tourism, the Atlantic World, childhood, literary culture, and many other areas of social and cultural history. Fellowships available to foreign applicants include 1-2 semester dissertation fellowships and 1-2 month short-term fellowships.
Doctoral candidates conducting research or writing a dissertation receive four- to nine-month fellowships. . . . → En lire plus
Long-term fellowships are available to postdoctoral scholars who want to be in residence at the Newberry for periods of four to twelve months. Applicants for postdoctoral awards must hold a PhD at the time of application (unless otherwise noted). These grants support individual research and promote serious intellectual exchange through active participation in the Newberry’s scholarly activities, including a biweekly fellows’ seminar. The stipends for these fellowships are $4,200 per month; awardees must indicate in their applications how many months they intend to be in residence at the Newberry. Applicants may combine these fellowship awards with sabbatical or other stipendiary support. Scholars may apply for any of the long-term fellowships using . . . → En lire plus
The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers fellowships in art history for PhD candidates, postdoctoral researchers, and senior museum professionals. Predoctoral art history fellows can be asked to assist the hosting curatorial departments with projects that complement their approved scholarly subject. Not all departments request this assistance. Senior fellows are generally expected to spend all of their time on their approved fellowship projects. However, if a senior fellow would like to contribute a portion of his or her time to the department it is usually welcomed. Fellows may be asked to give gallery talks to the public during their fellowship term and will be expected to participate in a fellows . . . → En lire plus
The Getty Research Institute invites applications for its Library Research Grants. Getty Library Research Grants provide partial, short-term support for costs relating to travel and living expenses to scholars whose research requires use of specific collections housed in the Getty Research Institute.
Eligibility Library Research Grants are intended for scholars of all nationalities and at any level who demonstrate a compelling need to use materials housed in the Research Library, and whose place of residence is more than eighty miles from the Getty Center. Projects must relate to specific items in the library collection.
Terms Library Research Grants are intended to provide partial support for costs relating to travel and living expenses. Grants . . . → En lire plus
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute combines a public art museum with a complex of research and academic programs, including a major art history library. The Clark is an international center for discussion on the nature of art and its history.
The Clark offers between fifteen and twenty Clark Fellowships each year, ranging in duration from six weeks to ten months. National and international scholars, critics, and museum professionals are welcome to propose projects that extend and enhance the understanding of the visual arts and their role in culture.
Stipends are dependent on salary and sabbatical replacement needs. Housing in the Institute’s Scholars’ Residence, located across the street from the . . . → En lire plus
The CAA International Travel Grant Program, generously supported by the Getty Foundation, provides funding to twenty art historians, museum curators, and artists who teach art history to attend the 102nd Annual Conference, taking place February 12–15, 2014, in Chicago. The grant covers travel expenses, hotel accommodations, per diems, conference registrations, and one-year CAA memberships. For 2014, CAA will offer a one-day preconference meeting on February 11 for grant recipients to present and discuss their common professional interests and issues.
The goal of the program is to increase international participation in CAA and to diversify the organization’s membership, which now includes members from seventy-five nations. CAA also strives to familiarize international participants with the submission process for conference sessions and to foster . . . → En lire plus
The Malevich Society is pleased to announce its call for 2013 grant applications.The Malevich Society is a not-for-profit organization based in New York dedicated to advancing knowledge about the Russian artist Kazimir Malevich and his work.
In the belief that Malevich was a pioneer of modern art who should be recognized for his key contributions to the history of Modernism, the Society awards grants to encourage research, writing, and other activities relating to his history and memory.
The Society welcomes applications from scholars of any nationality, and at various stages of their career. Graduate students are welcome to apply to the Society’s grants after completing at least one year . . . → En lire plus