Visiting Fellowship in Humanities 2017-18, Maynooth University, Ireland

Publish Date: Mar 14, 2017

Deadline: Mar 31, 2017

An Foras Feasa, the Research Institute for the Humanities at Maynooth University and The Faculty of Arts, Celtic Studies and Philosophy are pleased to announce the call for applications for the Visiting Fellowship Scheme in the Humanities for the academic year 2017-18.

The duration of the visiting fellowship is envisaged as ordinarily between one and six months; applications for a shorter or longer duration will be considered. Preference will be given to Fellows whose residence coincides when students are in term and Fellows from outside Ireland. Only in exceptional circumstances will Fellowships be awarded to researchers normally resident in Ireland.

Fellows will receive office space and office facilities from An Foras Feasa in the Iontas Building, a state-of-the-art humanities research institute, along with full library access and computer facilities. There is a robust and welcoming research culture at Maynooth University and Fellows will be facilitated in achieving their research goals while in residence.

Fellows will be asked to provide one seminar or a workshop to postgraduate students in the Researcher’s field of interest, as well as a guest lecture to the University community. A limited number of travel stipends of €500 will be available; preference will be given to applicants with limited institutional funding.

The current call will remain open until 31 March 2017, however applications might also be considered after the deadline.  To apply, please complete the Visiting Fellow Form and return it to

For informal queries, please contact Professor Susan Schreibman, Director of An Foras Feasa (

Note: The fellowship does not include accommodation. However, short-stay accommodation may be booked through Maynooth Campus Conference and Accommodation at very reasonable rates. Alternatively, for longer stays, a variety of accommodation is available in the Maynooth vicinity.

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below. 

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