Monday, October 21, 2013

Fellowships - Bodleian Libraries

From the SHARP-L listserv:

Bodleian Libraries Visiting Fellowships

The Bodleian Libraries invite applications for Visiting Fellowships in 2014. Fellowships of between one and four months are available to scholars whose research requires use of the Bodleian Libraries Special Collections.

The Special Collections of the Bodleian Libraries are an outstanding resource for scholarly study and discovery, containing rare printed books, classical papyri, medieval and renaissance manuscripts, literary, political and historical papers, archives, printed ephemera, and maps and music in both manuscript and printed form. The collections contain material from western and non-western cultures, of all dates and periods from antiquity onwards. The collections support a vibrant programme of public exhibitions as well as research and learning by students and scholars.

Visiting Fellows are expected to be resident in Oxford during the term of the Fellowship.

Applicants should carefully consult the descriptions provided on the Fellowships webpage here, which define any special topics or other criteria for application.

In every case, the selection committees will consider the potential of the planned research to increase knowledge and understanding of the Bodleian Libraries’ Special Collections or the development of innovative research methods for the study of these materials.

Research Fellowships & topic-specific Fellowships
Application Deadline: 17 January 2014
Period of residence: between one and four months, during year beginning September, 2014 (see descriptions of named Fellowships for details)

Collaborative Fellowships
Application Deadlines:

16 December 2013 (RSA-Bodleian) [apply directly to RSA]

17 January 2014 (BSECS-Bodleian and The Dunscombe Colt Fellowship)
Period of residence: one month, during calendar year 2014

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact the Fellowships Programme for more information on any of the general terms or for particulars of individual Fellowships:

e-mail : Alexandra Franklin

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