Visiting Research Fellows
The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities (BIH) welcomes applications to join the Institute in the 2018-19 academic year as Visiting Research Fellows from established researchers from outside the UK whose focus is relevant to BIH.
Established in 2004, the BIH aims to stimulate research, public debate and collaboration among academics and intellectuals on important public issues of our time. Key to its remit is the promotion of new ideas and forms of understanding in the humanities alongside analysing the role of critical theory in elaborating a more just future. As part of this mission, the BIH aims to foster a climate of interdisciplinary research and collaboration among colleagues from three schools – Arts, Law and Social Sciences, History and Philosophy (SSHP).
What we offer Visiting Research Fellows
BIH Visiting Research Fellowships last from a minimum of four weeks up to a maximum of twelve Weeks. We offer the opportunity to connect with leading academics in the humanities at Birkbeck, University of London and to disseminate your research to BIH’s academic community through one or two events at Birkbeck and a blog post on our pages. In addition we provide a stipend of £1000/month, office space, and library access.
How to Apply
We have an annual call for applications. Applications need to be sent to the BIH by a Birkbeck member of staff from one of our three funding schools (Arts, Law and SSHP). International researchers interested in applying for a fellowship should, in the first instance, identify which members of staff they would like to work with during their proposed fellowship and contact them to ascertain if they are willing to act as nominator for their application. Each application requires at least one academic from Birkbeck to act as a nominator.
Once a nominator has been agreed, applicants should complete the Visiting Research Fellowship Application form electronically, in collaboration with the Birkbeck member of staff, and send it along with a one page CV to the BIH Manager Madisson Brown by 21 May 2018.
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