Deadline:

6 December 2019.

Location:

United Kingdom,London.

(Paid Opportunity)

Description

Long-Term Research Fellowships in Intellectual, Cultural and Art History.

Each year the Institute offers post-doctoral long-term Yates Fellowships to support research on projects on any aspect of cultural, intellectual or art history supported by the resources of the Institute’s Library, Photographic Collection or Archive. The awards provide financial support towards living and subsistence costs in London for nine to twelve months.

Yates Fellowships are intended for scholars at any stage of their post-doctoral career. They are designed to enable scholars to carry out research in and on the Warburg’s Collections. Proposed projects should be unrelated to the doctoral dissertation of the applicants.

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The Warburg Institute became one of the leading centers in Germany for the understanding of the interactions between images and society across time and space.  It transformed the histories of art, literature, and music, and in emphasizing fields such as astrology and magic, anticipated many of the developments in the modern understanding of the history of science.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Intellectual History.
  • Cultural History.
  • Art History.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

9 or 12-month.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Those who have previously held a long-term fellowship at the Institute are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates must hold a PhD by the time the fellowship begins in October 2020. For those who do not hold a PhD upon application, their reference must be provided by their PhD supervisor
  • Fellowships at the Warburg Institute may not be held concurrently with another fellowship or award
  • Candidates from outside the EU will need to check the regulations for acquiring a visa to visit the UK for the period of their fellowshipsfrom here.
  • Fellowships are tenable at the Warburg Institute and begin in October 2020 for either a nine- or twelve-month period. Fellows are paid a stipend of £37,616 for a 12-month fellowships and a pro-rata amount of that sum for a nine-month fellowship.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

 a stipend of £37,616 for a 12-month.

How to Apply

First Step: send the following documents as one single PDF titled with your name followed by the fellowship you are applying to (either long-term Frances Yates or short-term Ouseley) to warburg@sas.ac.uk.

  • Research proposal includes:

    Research project title, Research project abstract (max 150 words) and  A detailed description of your research project (no more than 800 words) which should also include:

– Details of the outputs you intend to complete,
– A brief timetable for your research work to demonstrate feasibility of completing your work within the period of the Fellowship,
– Your reasons for needing to carry out your research at the Warburg and
– Examples of the resources you will use (human and material) and a description of the contribution you will make to the intellectual life of the Institute.

  • CV.

Your CV should be no longer than 3 x A4 pages and should give full details of name, address (including e-mail address), present occupation, school and university education, degrees, teaching and research experience, publications, and work experience. Please ensure that you include the start and end dates for all positions/scholarships/study periods/funding etc held.

  • Writing sample.

The writing sample should be 5,000 words maximum and consist of a short introduction and part of an article or chapter or similar written preferably in English (but a writing sample in French, Italian, Spanish or German will also be acceptable)

  • One reference.
  • in the first instance. If you are successful in being short-listed for interview the panel may request a second reference from you.
    Note:
  • prefer to receive references in English but if necessary will accept references in French, Italian, Spanish or German.
  • For those who do not hold a PhD upon application, their reference must be provided by their PhD supervisor.
  • It is the your responsibility to ask your referee to supply a letter of reference.
  •  it is strongly advised that referees are contacted well in advance of the application deadline.
  • They will not contact referees on your behalf. References must be emailed by your referees as Word or PDF document attachments (on headed paper, signed and scanned) direct to warburg@sas.ac.uk with the email subject ‘Reference for’ and the applicant’s full name. The deadline for references to be received at warburg@sas.ac.uk is by midnight (GMT) on 6 December 2019.

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Get the chance to attend Long-term Research Fellowships in Intellectual, Cultural and Art History in UK.

Each year the Institute offers post-doctoral long-term Yates Fellowships to support research on projects on any aspect of cultural, intellectual or art history supported by the resources of the Institute’s Library, Photographic Collection or Archive. The awards provide financial support towards living and subsistence costs in London for nine to twelve months.

Deadline:6 December 2019.
Location: London.
Prize/Cost: £37,616 for a 12-month fellowships
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