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  • Scholarship, prize and job offer - America

    2014 Charles C. Eldredge Book Prize in American Art

    Call for Nominations

    The Smithsonian American Art Museum invites nominations for the 2014 Charles C. Eldredge Prize, an annual award for outstanding scholarship in American art history. Single-author books devoted to any aspect of the visual arts of the United States and published in the three previous calendar years are eligible. To nominate a book, send a letter explaining the work’s significance to the field of American art history and discussing the quality of the author’s scholarship and methodology. Self-nominations and nominations by publishers are not permitted. The deadline for nominations is December 1, 2013. Please send them to: The Charles C. Eldredge Prize, Research and Scholars Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, P.O. Box 37012, MRC 970, Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Nominations will also be accepted by email: eldredge@si.edu or fax: (202) 633-8373. Further information about the prize may be found at americanart.si.edu/research/awards/eldredge.

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  • Chicago

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - America

    Academic Program Grants

    2014 Terra Foundation Academic Awards, Fellowships & Grants

    These grants provide support for symposia, colloquia, and scholarly convenings on American art that take place in Chicago or outside the United States; or that take place within the United States and examine American art within an international context and/or include a significant number of international participants.

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  • Paris

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - History

    Postdoc position in Afro-American studies

    EHDLM project, PRES Sorbonne Paris Cité: "Writing history from the margins, the case of Afro-American and the becoming of history"

    Offre d'emploi du PRES Sorbonne Paris Cité concernant un post-doctorat en études africaines-américaines pour 3 ans (XIXe-XXe). Le / la post-doctorant(e) devra avancer sa recherche tout en concourant à l'organisation des manifestations du projet EDHML (Écrire l'histoire depuis les marges : le cas des Africains Américains et le devenir de l'histoire), soit 2 colloques, 1 séminaire et 3 journées d'étude. Le/la doctorant(e) sera basé au laboratoire CRIDAF/ Pléiade, Université Paris 13, Villetaneuse. Il (ou elle) travaillera en coordination avec les laboratoires CREW (Paris 3 Sorbonne nouvelle) et Paris Diderot (LARCA). Le projet porte sur l'écriture de l'histoire par les historiens noirs et les récits d'esclaves (pour l'essentiel). 

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  • Carouge

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - Economy

    Assistant HES (Doctoral student) at Geneva School of Business Administration

    The Geneva School of Business Administration (HEG-Geneva) offers a Research Assistant (Doctoral student) position for three years starting from 1st September 2013.The doctoral student will participate to the project « Organizing, Communicating, and Costing in Risk Governance: Learning Lessons from the H1N1 Pandemic », financed by the Swiss National Science Foundation. He or she will be in charge of the research components dedicated to costing around H1N1. This comparative study will involve qualitative fieldwork in three countries, namely Switzerland, the United States and Japan. He or she will collaborate with a post-doctoral fellow focusing on issues related to organization and communication. He or she will have to write a PhD thesis on H1N1 costing issues and will be supervised by Prof. Nathalie Brender. The project is funded for three years.

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  • Geneva

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - Sociology

    A three year post-doc position in the Department of Sociology, University of Geneva (80%)

    Le/la post-doc que nous recrutons sur un poste à 80% participera durant 3 ans au projet financé par le fonds national Suisse de la recherche scientifique (dirigé par la prof. Mathilde Bourrier): « Organizing, Communicating, and Costing in Risk Governance: Learning Lessons from the H1N1 Pandemic ». Il/Elle travaillera plus particulièrement sur les deux composantes du projet portant sur les facteurs organisationnels et communicationnels de la gestion de la pandémie, en Suisse, aux États-Unis et au Japon. La personne recherchée a obtenu son doctorat en sociologie ou en anthropologie depuis moins de 3 ans, d'excellentes capacités à mener des terrains de recherche dans plusieurs pays, et d'un intérêt marqué pour les questions de santé globale (global health).

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  • Montreal

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - America

    Doctoral grants. "Montreal, the nerve centre of exchange", 2013-2014

    L’équipe de recherche en partenariat Montréal, plaque tournante des échanges : histoire, patrimoine, devenir, en association avec le Laboratoire d’histoire et de patrimoine de Montréal, lance un programme de bourses de doctorat. Ces bourses visent à soutenir le développement de la recherche et favoriser les échanges scientifiques autour des thèmes et des chantiers de recherche de Montréal, plaque tournante des échanges.

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  • Evora

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - History

    Expression of Interest. Marie Curie Action Fellowships CIDEHUS (Portugal)

    The Call for Marie Curie Action Fellowships was launched a few weeks ago (http://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/apply-now/open-calls/index_en.htm). It is a great, international, and competitive contest, which gives an unique opportunity for researchers to move in a new country and develop their own project in cooperation with a local host centre. The Centro Interdisciplinar de História, Culturas, Sociedades of the University of Evora (CIDEHUS.UE) – www.cidehus.uevora.pt - in Portugal will be very glad to receive applicants from aboard for this European Call.

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  • Berne

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - America

    PhD Position in Human Geography / Political Ecology

    In the context of the research module on "Cultural Negotiations: Asymmetries in the Latin American TransArea" of the ProDoc Programme entitled "The Dynamics of Transcultural Management and Governance in Latin America", the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) of the University of Bern is offering a PhD position in Human Geography / Political Ecology.

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  • Ottawa

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - Political studies

    Lecturer position in US politics

    L’École d’études politiques de l’université d’Ottawa désire combler un poste régulier de professeur menant à la permanence, rang ouvert. Les candidat.e.s devront démontrer une expertise et un dossier de recherche et de publications dans le domaine suivant : politique états-unienne.

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  • London

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - Representation

    Visiting Professorships at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 2013-2015

    Sponsored by the Terra Foundation for American Art

    Visiting Professorships at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 2013-2015 The deadline for all professorship applications is January 15, 2013. Two professorships are available at the Courtauld Institute to present the best recent scholarship on historical American art. A twelve-week professorship requires administering one full-term course integrated with the institute’s curriculum and participating in other scholarly activities. A one-week intensive professorship entails a public scholarly event, a seminar, and a special visit to a London gallery, archive, collection, or library relevant to American art history. Stipends are determined by seniority of the scholars. For more information, please visit courtauld.ac.uk.

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  • Berlin

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - Representation

    Visiting Professorships at the John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universitat Berlin, 2013-2015

    Terra Foundation for American Art

    These three-month visiting professorships focus on the history of American art and visual culture. Visiting professors offer specialized courses, seminars, and lectures and participate in the larger academic community throughout their stay. Two professorships are available for each academic year.

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  • London

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - Representation

    Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 2013-2015

    Sponsored by the Terra Foundation for American Art

    Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 2013-2015 The deadline for all fellowship applications is January 15, 2013. This two-year postdoctoral fellowship supports advanced inquiry in the history of American art, conservation, and museum studies and is integrated with the postdoctoral fellowship program of the Courtauld Institute of Art Research Forum. The selected fellow teaches three historical American art courses, participates in scholarly activities organized by the institute, and organizes an international scholarly event. Fellow receives a $134,564 stipend (over two years). For more information, please visit courtauld.ac.uk.

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  • Quebec City

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - Sociology

    Postdoctoral Grant in Prevention of Child Abuse (Laval University)

    La Chaire de partenariat en prévention de la maltraitance de l’Université Laval annonce l’ouverture d’un concours pour l’attribution d’une bourse postdoctorale d’une valeur minimale de 35 000 $ par année, avec possibilité de renouvellement. La date limite des mises en candidature est le 1er mars 2013.

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  • Paris

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - America

    Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in ENS – INHA (2013)

    This two-year postdoctoral fellowship focuses on the history of American art and visual culture. The selected fellow teaches four semester-long courses to undergraduate and master’s-level students at a French university, participates in local seminars at the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art and at the hosting university, and organizes academic programs on related research topics.

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    Terra Foundation Publication Grants (2013)

    These grants provide support for publication projects on historical American art (pre-1980) that make a significant contribution to scholarship and have an international dimension. Projects may include translations of texts on American art; publications written by non-U.S. scholars or those with a significant number of non-U.S. contributors; and publications with a focused thesis exploring American art in an international context. Projects must be under contract for publication.

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  • Paris

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - America

    Terra Foundation Academic Program Grants (2013)

    These grants provide support for symposia, colloquia, and scholarly convenings on American art that take place in Chicago or outside the United States; or that take place within the United States and examine American art within an international context and/or include a significant number of international participants.

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  • Paris

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - America

    Terra Foundation Summer Residency Fellowships (2013)

    These eight-week residential fellowships provide the opportunity to pursue individual work and research in a community of peers while being mentored by senior artists and scholars. Ten fellowships are awarded annually to predoctoral students at an advanced stage of research and writing on pre-1980 American art and visual culture and to artists with a master’s degree.

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  • Paris

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - America

    Terra Foundation Research Travel Grants to the United States (2013)

    For doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars

    Six to nine grants are awarded annually to doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars outside the United States to travel to the United States for research on pre-1980 American art and visual culture. Doctoral students receive up to $6,000; postdoctoral scholars (those who received their degree within ten years of the application deadline) receive up to $9,000. Destinations and duration of travel are determined by fellows.

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  • Washington

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - Representation

    Terra Foundation Fellowships in American Art

    Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.

    The Terra Foundation Fellowships in American Art seek to foster a cross-cultural dialogue about the history of art of the United States up to 1980. They support work by scholars from abroad who are researching American art or by U.S. scholars who are investigating international contexts for American art.

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