Tag: Fellowship

Funding | Ursula Hoff Fellowship

Applications open until Tuesday 7 August About Ursula Hoff Dr Ursula Hoff AO OBE LLD PhD (Hamburg) D Lit (Monash), was born in 1909 in London and died in 2005 in Melbourne. Dr Hoff’s distinguished career encompassed art history, curatorship and museum management at the University of Melbourne and the National Gallery of Victoria. Educated in Hamburg, she was among the pivotal first generation of European-trained art historians who introduced the subject to Australian universities. Dr Hoff was a lecturer in the then-Department of Fine Arts at the University of Melbourne and worked at the National Gallery of Victoria, becoming its assistant director from 1968-1973. She became the London Advisor to the Felton Bequest from 1975-1983. Dr Hoff was a foundation fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 1970 and member of the Council of the National Library of…

ATCH (Architecture Theory Criticism History) Research Centre at UQ – Visiting Fellows Program 2019

ATCH visiting fellows program 2019 | Call for Expressions of Interest Submission deadline: 1 July 2018 The ATCH (Architecture Theory Criticism History) Research Centre invites Expressions of Interest for the Visiting Fellows Program 2019.  The program welcomes Expressions of Interest from scholars with varying levels of experience who are carrying out critical research in architecture. ATCH is located within the School of Architecture at The University of Queensland (UQ), in Brisbane, Australia. The Centre supports innovative and interdisciplinary research on the history, theory and criticism of architecture. Architecture and its place within a larger history of ideas is a strong focus within the Centre.  Bringing together Postdoctoral Fellows, Research Fellows, Postgraduates and Academics from UQ’s School of Architecture, the centre offers a stimulating and rich environment for enquiry and debate. An active program of seminars, lectures, symposia, workshops and exhibitions…

Humanities Research Centre Visiting Fellowships 2018 | Australian National University

2018 Theme | Imagining Science and Technology 200 Years after Frankenstein  In 2018, the Humanities Research Centre will be looking at the humanities’ engagement (and failure to engage) with the accelerating fields of science and technology. The questions we will ask concern our understanding and imagining of the implications of our own rapid scientific and technological development. Do we understand the motivation for a billion-dollar medical science industry, for example, one that promises more and more radical forms of genetic engineering? How have artificial intelligence and robotics redefined what it means to be, and to act, human? To what extent is the development of science and technology culturally and ideologically inflected? Does science and technology––should science and technology––contribute to social equity and justice? Where are we in the debate about the mutually abrasive existence of ‘two cultures’? What control do we…

Fellowship | Spiros Zournazis Memorial Fellowship at the Australian War Memorial

The Spiros Zournazis Memorial Fellowship has been initiated to support research into the Australian War Memorial’s extensive art collection by early career scholars. The Fellowship is open to honours or postgraduate students undertaking a thesis as part of their degree, or those who have completed a PhD since January 2012. Fellows are free to determine their own course of research provided it focuses primarily on the Memorial’s art collection. Scholars working in the fields of art history, cultural studies, museology, sociology and related disciplines may apply. Research projects that demonstrate methodological innovation will be considered favourably. The Fellowship is four weeks in duration and the recipient will be awarded return airfares to Canberra (from within Australia), accommodation in a studio apartment at the Gorman Arts Centre and a stipend of $2000 to cover other expenses. The Fellowship also includes a…

Funding | University of Sydney Visiting Research Fellowship Scheme

University of Sydney Visiting Research Fellowship Scheme The School of Letters, Art and Media (SLAM) (including Art History) in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a Visiting Research Fellowship Scheme. This scheme enables international and Australian scholars to undertake research for periods of normally no less than a fortnight and no more than 6 months in a well supported and engaged research environment. Fellows are provided with office space, computer facilities and library borrowing privileges, as well as access to research libraries and University facilities and events. There is no stipend associated with the fellowship. No financial support is offered for travel or residential accommodation. We welcome applications from researchers at every career stage from emergent to senior scholars. Fellows are expected to participate in the research cultures of SLAM and the Faculty through such activities as attending…

Fellowship | Howard and Roberta Ahmanson Fellow in Art and Religion at the National Gallery in London

Howard and Roberta Ahmanson Fellow in Art and Religion Closing date: 22 February 2012 The Gallery wishes to appoint the first Howard and Roberta Ahmanson Fellow in Art and Religion. This is a new role with responsibility for developing one of the National Gallery`s key research themes. You will hold a relevant doctorate or be about to complete a doctorate. You will undertake a research project in this field based on the Gallery`s collection which can be presented to the public in the Gallery and/or online. You will promote debate and research in this area and contribute to the teaching of the MA in Christianity and the Arts, a collaboration between the Gallery and King`s London. This is a fixed term post for 22 months. For full details and position description visit NGL website

Funding: Churchill Trust Fellowships

Churchill Trust Fellowships Due: 29 February 2012 Churchill Fellowships are available to Australian Citizens over the age of 18 years. No upper age limit is prescribed but generally awards will be made to those whose major contribution to their field lies before them. Churchill Fellowships are awarded for the purpose of pursuing an overseas investigative project of a kind that is not readily available in Australia.  The value of every Fellowship is different as it is calculated based on the number of countries visited, the duration of the approved Fellowship and an estimated airfare. The average is currently well in excess of $20,000. See point 3 for more detail. A Churchill Fellowship is usually a minimum of four weeks and generally a maximum of approximately six weeks although longer itineraries are not precluded if this can be justified. Any additional time…

Funding: The Henry Moore Foundation Research Fellow

The Henry Moore Foundation Research Fellow Tate Research Department, Millbank, London Salary: £27,150 – £29,500 per annum, depending on the candidate’s skills and experience Hours: Full time Contract Type: Fixed term for two years. The Research Department at Tate aims to develop the museum’s research potential, and in-depth research into the collection plays a key role in this. Tate has world class holdings of the works of the British sculptor Henry Moore, and together with The Henry Moore Foundation we are looking for a scholar to lead a programme of research into our Moore holdings and to stimulate new thinking about this pioneer of modern sculpture through online publications, research events, and displays. With research experience in the field of modern British or international art and knowledge of the work of Moore or his contemporaries, you will lead an in-depth research…

Funding: Visiting Fellows at Australian National University 2013

Applications for Visiting Fellows 2013 at Australian National University – Research School of Humanities and the Arts ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences Humanities Research Centre The Humanities Research Centre is an international centre for excellence in the Humanities and a catalyst for innovative Humanities scholarship and research within the Australian National University. The HRC interprets the ‘Humanities’ generously, recognising that new methods of theoretical enquiry have done much to break down the traditional distinction between the humanities and the interpretive social sciences; recognising, too, the importance of establishing dialogue between the humanities and the natural and technological sciences, and the creative arts. One of its central functions is to bring to Australia scholars of international standing who will provoke fresh ideas within, and beyond, the academic community. Applications for Visiting Fellowships tenable at the HRC in 2013 are now…

Visiting Fellowships 2012-2013 – University of Oxford, All Souls College

Visiting Fellowships 2012-2013 University of Oxford – All Souls College, Oxford The College proposes to elect a number of Visiting Fellows, for periods of one, two, or three terms, in the academic year October 2012 to June 2013. These Fellowships are intended to enable their holders to carry out study and research in Oxford and to participate in the academic life of the College and the University. Visiting Fellowships are open in all subjects. Applications will be considered from staff of any university or other institution of higher learning, from other suitably qualified persons who wish to carry out full-time scholarly work in Oxford, and from those in public life (e.g. law, public policy, or the arts). In making its final choice, the College will give weight to intellectual quality, to the interest and feasibility of the research project, and…

Funding: State Library of Victoria Fellowships (Melbourne)

State Library of Victoria Fellowships (Melbourne) The State Library of Victoria invites applications from Australian writers, academics, artist, composers and researchers for the 2011-12 Creative Fellowships. The State Library of Victoria offers several Creative Fellowships annually to artists and scholars who propose thoughtful and innovative ways to use the Library’s collection. Applicants may be individuals or be working in collaborative partnerships. They may include artists practising in any art form (such as the visual arts, new media, dance, musical performance or composition), and writers and scholars in any discipline or subject. The 2010-11 Creative Fellowships are for periods of three, six months and 12 months. Grants range from $12,500 for three months to $50,000 for 12 months. Research projects can be in any area of the Library’s collections and are open to all Australian residents. ‘The Creative Fellowships represent the…

Funding: Asian Civilisations Museum Research Fellowship Grant

Asian Civilisations Museum Research Fellowship Grant The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) in Singapore invites scholars specialising in Buddhist art, Avalokiteshvara or visual culture to apply for a 12-month research fellowship. The award period for the 2011-12 fellowships will commence from April 2011 through March 2012. The applications will be screened by a committee of eminent scholars and will be administered by the Research and Publication Unit (RPU) of ACM. Background The research fellowships were first offered in 2009. They are planned to generate in-depth study, documentation and thought leading publications on specialised aspects of Asian cultures. This is in line with the aim of the ACM to be a centre of research in Asian cultures and arts. Since its opening at the Empress Place in 2003, the ACM has established a reputation in the international museum arena for its excellent…

Funding: Art History Fellowships 2011–2012 Met Museum (US)

Art History Fellowships 2011–2012 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York NB Deadline is very soon 5th November 2010 The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers annual resident fellowships in art history to qualified graduate students at the predoctoral level as well as to postdoctoral researchers. Projects should relate to the Museum’s collection. The fields of research for art history candidates include Asian art, arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, antiquities, arms and armor, costumes, drawings, illuminated manuscripts, paintings, photographs, prints, sculpture, textiles, and Western art. Some art history fellowships for travel abroad are also available for students whose projects involve firsthand examination of paintings in major European collections. The application deadline for art history fellowships awarded for the 2011–2012 year is November 5, 2010. Predoctoral art history fellows, with the exception of Theodore Rousseau fellows, can be asked to assist…

Funding – Leverhulme Visiting Fellowship (University of Wales)

Leverhulme Visiting Fellowship University of Wales, Trinity Saint David – Department of Archaeology, History and Anthropology The University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, has been awarded a one-year visiting fellowship for an overseas scholar to participate in the academic life of the department within the following subject area. The topic is medieval and interdisciplinary, related to the subjects of history, archaeology, architectural history and art history. We have currently two major research projects to which this appointment will be related: Monastic Wales under the direction of Professor Janet Burton (TSD) and Dr Karen Stöber (Aberystwyth University), and the Strata Florida Project under the direction of Professor David Austin (TSD). The projects are closely inter-related and explore the ways in which the reformed orders of the later 11th and 12th centuries in the founding of their monasteries are implicated in state-formation…