Young Scholars Florence Fellowships in Religious History and Religious Studies 2018, Italy

Publish Date: Jan 09, 2018

Deadline: Jan 20, 2018

Call for fellowship applications 

The Sangalli Institute for the history and religious cultures offers the opportunity of a short research stay in Florence to young fellows of any nationality (included the Italians) affiliated to foreign universities and research centers, in order to create an effective and productive dialogue between the great cultural heritage of Florence and the world of the international researchers in the humanities specialized in the history of religions and religious studies, with special attention to the interfaith dialogue and interdisciplinary approaches.

For the next year 2018, the Sangalli Institute offers 3 residential fellowships for young scholars of 1 month of duration (worth 2,000 euro each), to help covering traveling expenses and accommodation.

Accepted fellows are required to reside in Florence for the term of the fellowship. During their stay, fellows must deliver a seminar at the Sangalli Institute and participate to its scientific activities. The Sangalli Institute will be pleased to help with finding suitable accommodations in Florence.

Fellowships are tenable for one or more months (up to 2 months, according with the number of applications), from March 1st to June 30th and from September 15th to December 15th, 2018.

Candidates for the fellowships must meet the three following requirements:

- a recognized research experience in the field of the religious history and religious studies (Theology, Arts, Literature, Political Sciences and Interreligious Dialogue)

- have been held a Ph.D. no more than six years before the application due date

- being affiliated with universities or research centers outside of Italy

Applicants are requested to send (in PDF files): 

- a CV

- a four-page proposal for research to be carried out during the period of the fellowship, accurately mentioning the collections, libraries, archives or other sources of scientific institutions in Florence or in its surroundings to be used for the research activity. 

The deadline for applications is January 20, 2018 by 12.00 pm (Italian hour - CET). 

Application materials must be sent by e-mail to 

The fellowship winners will be announced by January 30, 2018 on the Sangalli Institute’s website.

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