Brandon Research Fellowship in International Law
The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law is pleased to invite applications for the 2016 Brandon Research Fellowship, which continues to be funded by a generous gift, made in 2009, by Mr Michael Brandon (1923-2012).
The Brandon Research Fellowship is intended to cover a stay of at least 11-13 weeks at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law and has a maximum value of £4,500 (GBP); any additional travel or other expenses will be the responsibility of the selected Fellow. Two awards may be made if the strength of the field warrants it.
The Lauterpacht Centre provides a centre for research in Cambridge for legal practitioners and academics from around the world. The Brandon Fellow will be welcomed as part of the community of Visiting Fellows at the Centre and will undertake their own project research on some aspect of public or private international law or international arbitration. The expectation is that candidates will pursue their own research projects. However, should the successful applicant’s research project be within an area connected to LCIL fellows’ projects and research activities, candidates may be invited to contribute to or collaborate in those projects. Information on requirements and eligibility can be found in the guidance notes below.
Applications should be submitted in accordance with the guidance notes and using the application form below. The application should consist of the following:
- completed Application Form (including an outline of the proposed research);
- a curriculum vitae (maximum four pages);
- two letters of reference.
All documents should be prepared in English. Applications must be received by 14th March 2016. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Guidance Notes for Applicants
The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law is pleased to invite applications for the 2016 Brandon Research Fellowship (Brandon Fellowship), funded by a generous gift in 2009 by Mr Michael Brandon MA, LLB, LLM (Cantab.), MA (Yale) (1923-2012) and by Mr Christopher Brandon in 2013.
The Lauterpacht Centre provides a centre for research in Cambridge for legal practitioners and academics from around the world. The Brandon Fellow will be welcomed as part of the community of visiting scholars at the Centre. While in Cambridge, visiting scholars have the opportunity to meet with other researchers in their field and are encouraged to participate fully in the activities of the Centre, including the Friday lectures and work in progress seminars. Visiting scholars have automatic access to the Centre’s Library and access by application to the University Library and the Faculty of Law’s Squire Law Library.
The Brandon Fellowship is intended to cover a stay of a minimum of one acceptance period (approximately 12 weeks) at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law and has a maximum value of £4,500; any additional travel or other expenses will be the responsibility of the selected Fellow.
The Brandon Fellow will undertake a project on some aspect of public or private international law or international arbitration while based at the Lauterpacht Centre. Candidates must specify a project in their application.
Candidates working in areas connected to LCIL fellows' projects and activities are given particular consideration Fellows must produce a report of their work in English at the end of their Fellowship and deposit with the Lauterpacht Centre any publication resulting from the work undertaken during the Fellowship. The support received from the Brandon Research Fellowship at LCIL should also be acknowledged in the publication.
Candidates must be fluent in English and at least one of French, German or Spanish.
Preference will be given to candidates who are nationals of members of the European Union; members of the Commonwealth; Argentina; Brazil; Chile; China; Japan; Panama; Serbia; Switzerland; and the United States of America.
Preference will be given to candidates who do not have the means to come to the Centre, and who have not yet been to the Centre.
Applications from regions or countries underrepresented among former LCIL visiting fellows are particularly welcome.
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