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Dotation en mémoire de J. M. M. Hermans

GRANT: Dotation en mémoire de J. M. M. Hermans (1949-2007) pour le développement des étude paléographiques et codicologiques.

APICES offre chaque année deux dotations de 1500 € chacune pour contribuer au financement de manifestations scientifiques dans le domaine défini par les statuts de l’Association.

Peuvent bénéficier de ces dotations des manifestations de toute nature (congrès, colloque, journée d’étude, séminaire, conférence publique, cours, publication d’actes, exposition, etc.) sous réserve qu’elles présentent un intérêt collectif manifeste (les publications individuelles sont exclues).

Les demandes d’attribution ne peuvent être introduites que par un membre de l’Association cotisant régulièrement depuis un an au moins et prenant une part active à l’organisation de la manifestation.

L’attribution de ces dotations est confiée au Modéramen de l’Association, qui évaluera les demandes en fonction de critères scientifiques et matériels, et tiendra les membres informés de ses décisions.

Les demandes doivent être déposées avant le 1er juin ou le 1er décembre de l’année, la décision étant rendue à la fin de chaque semestre.

Date limite: 1 juin 2015.

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The Bibliographical Society’s Major Grants

GRANTS: The Bibliographical Society’s Major Grants.

A number of major awards, up to a maximum of £2,000 each, are offered. Several of these take the form of named awards:

* an award associated with the name of the late Barry Bloomfield, sometime President of the Society

* one or more awards associated with the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association, which has generously contributed to the fund

* the Katharine F. Pantzer Jr Research Scholarship of up to £1,500

* the Fredson Bowers award of $1,500 funded by the Bibliographical Society of America

* the Falconer Madan award of £500 in conjunction with the Oxford Bibliographical Society for research undertaken in Oxford libraries or, under certain circumstances, conducted elsewhere upon topics connected with Oxford; the holder of the Madan award may be eligible to apply for association with Wolfson College, Oxford.

The named awards may be supplemented from the Society’s research funds to a maximum total of £2,000 each.

Applications Major Grants must be submitted, on the appropriate form (with no additional documentation). Two referees familiar with the applicant’s work should be asked to email references to the Secretary to the Fellowships and Bursaries Sub-committee. All applications must be supplied electronically. References are preferred via email, but may also be posted, to arrive by the same date.

Deadline: 9 January 2015.

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Two Katharine F Pantzer Jr Research Awards

GRANT: Katharine F Pantzer Jr Research Awards.

The Bibliographical Society has received a generous bequest from the estate of the distinguished bibliographer Katharine F. Pantzer Jr and has established two research awards in her memory:

* a Fellowship of up to £4,000, awarded occasionally
* and a Scholarship of up to £1,500, to be awarded annually.

Applicants’ research for either of the Pantzer awards must be within the field of the bibliographical or book-historical study of the printed book in the hand-press period, that is up to c.1830. Applicants should be established scholars in the field but may be university-based or independent researchers.

The Pantzer Fellowship is intended to assist with both immediate research needs, such as microfilms or travelling expenses, and longer-term support, for example prolonged visits to libraries and archives. Applicants may use a part of the Fellowship money to pay for teaching cover.

Applications must be submitted, on the appropriate form (with no additional documentation). Two referees familiar with the applicant’s work should be asked to email references to the Secretary to the Fellowships and Bursaries Sub-committee. All applications must be supplied electronically. References are preferred via email, but may also be posted, to arrive by the same date.

Deadline: 9 January 2015.

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Research Grants for Members of the RSA

GRANTS: Research Grants for Members of the Renaissance Society of America, 2015.

Each year the Renaissance Society of America awards a number of grants supporting research projects and publications that aim to advance scholarly knowledge about the Renaissance. In 2015 RSA will award thirty-three grants thanks to the generous support of The Kress Foundation, our donors, and our members.

Only RSA members are eligible to apply for these grants. All RSA members who meet the membership length requirements are eligible to apply; all grants are open to members from any country.

The grants:
* RSA residential grants for scholars in all disciplines
* RSA-Kress residential grants for art historians
* RSA research grants
* RSA-Kress publication subventions.

Application deadline: 1 December 2014.

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The RSA–Kress Patricia H. Labalme Grant

GRANT: The RSA–Kress Patricia H. Labalme Grant, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, Italy. Length: 1 month. Stipend: $3,000. Discipline: Art history.

The RSA–Patricia H. Labalme Grant, in collaboration with the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, supports a one-month residence at the Centro Vittore Branca on the Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore for the purpose of Art History research in Venice.

Collection description: The Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice holds several primary and secondary sources of particular interest to the Renaissance Studies scholarly community: with its research institutes, devoted respectively to art history, history of Venice, theatre, literature and opera, music, ethnomusicology, Antonio Vivaldi’s music, the Fondazione libraries feature early printed books, as well as drawings, etchings, sketches, monographic editions on Renaissance artists and architecture.

The Fondazione libraries hold more than 2000 early printed books, among which several illuminated incunabula and cinquecentine printed in Venice, featuring works by Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarca, Holy Bibles, along with peculiar volumes pertaining to popular culture.

In addition to that, the Archive of the History of the Venetian State contains a microfilm library of over 2 million slides reproducing material on the Venetian Republic kept in non-Venetian archives, but also collections of Italian and international books and periodicals on the history and culture of territories influenced by Venetian culture. It thus provides opportunities for detailed, multifaceted studies on the role played by Venice in European diplomacy.

Open to scholars at all career levels (Non-Doctoral, Younger Scholar, and Senior Scholar). Read more about RSA’s career level definitions.

Deadline: 1 December 2014.

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The RSA–Patricia H. Labalme Grant in Venice

GRANT: The RSA–Patricia H. Labalme Grant, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, Italy. Length: 1 month. Stipend: $3,000. Discipline: All disciplines.

The RSA–Patricia H. Labalme Grant, in collaboration with the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, supports a one-month residence at the Centro Vittore Branca on the Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore for the purpose of research in Venice.

The Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice holds several primary and secondary sources of particular interest to the Renaissance Studies scholarly community: with its research institutes, devoted respectively to art history, history of Venice, theater, literature and opera, music, ethnomusicology, Antonio Vivaldi’s music, the Fondazione libraries feature early printed books, as well as drawings, etchings, sketches, monographic editions on Renaissance artists and architecture.

The Fondazione libraries hold more than 2000 early printed books, among which several illuminated incunabula and cinquecentine printed in Venice, featuring works by Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarca, Holy Bibles, along with peculiar volumes pertaining to popular culture.

In addition to that, the Archive of the History of the Venetian State contains a microfilm library of over 2 million slides reproducing material on the Venetian Republic kept in non-Venetian archives, but also collections of Italian and international books and periodicals on the history and culture of territories influenced by Venetian culture. It thus provides opportunities for detailed, multifaceted studies on the role played by Venice in European diplomacy.

Open to scholars at all career levels (Non-Doctoral, Younger Scholar, and Senior Scholar). Please note that all applicants must be members of the Renaissance Society of America for the required number of years. Information about the membership length requirements.

Applicants may apply for only one RSA Residential Grant per year and will be automatically considered for any Non-Residential Grant for which they qualify.

Dedline: 1 December 2014.

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Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship @ IFA (NY)

GRANT: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (2015- 2016), in residence at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.

The Institute of Fine Arts announces a postdoctoral fellowship supported by a grant from the A. W. Mellon Foundation. This award will be for academic year 2015 – 2016. The A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow will be in residence at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (1 East 78th Street, New York, New York 10075). This fellowship will give the Fellow the opportunity to pursue a research project while gaining teaching experience at a graduate level. The Fellow is expected to carry out research on a project leading to a major publication

The A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship award is $55,000 per year, with benefits. There is a further $10,000 housing allowance and $2,000 for travel and research expenses.

Postdoctoral fellows are expected to reside in New York and to participate fully in the research activities of the IFA throughout the fellowship period. Fellows are provided with office space and have access to the resources of the libraries of the IFA and New York University as well as other specialized research libraries and collections in New York.

Candidates must submit five (5) copies of application forms, including all materials. Three letters of recommendation in support of the application are required. After a preliminary selection, finalists may be interviewed in February 2015. The fellowship award will be announced by April 30, 2015.

A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships may not be postponed or renewed.

Deadline for applications: 31 October 2014.

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The Getty Foundation Scholar Grants

GRANTS: The Getty Foundation Scholar Grants 2015-2016.

Getty Scholar grants are for established scholars, or writers who have attained distinction in their fields. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Research Institute, where they pursue their own projects free from academic obligations, make use of Getty collections, join their colleagues in a weekly meeting devoted to an annual theme, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty.

Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities who are working in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Current Getty staff and members of their immediate family are not eligible for Scholar Grants. Recent recipients, those who have received a Getty Scholar award within the past 3 years, may be removed from consideration.

Getty Scholars may be in residence for one of five periods ranging from three to nine months: September to December; January to March; April to June; January to June; or September to June. A stipend of up to $65,000 per year will be awarded based on length of stay, need, and salary. The grant also includes an office at the Getty Research Institute or the Getty Villa, research assistance, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, and airfare to and from Los Angeles. These terms apply as of August 2014 and are subject to future changes.

Complete application materials are now accepted online only. The next deadline for this grant will be: 3 November 2014.

Applicants are notified of the Getty Research Institute’s decision approximately six months following the deadline.

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Award for Research in the Applied Arts

GRANT: Award for Distinguished Research in the Applied Arts 2014, by the Association of Friends of the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Munich (CONIVNCTA FLORESCIT).

The Association of Friends of the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, offers an annual award for distinguished research in the field of applied arts. The purpose of this award is to encourage younger scholars to address neglected topics and to bring the results of their work to the attention of a broader public.

Consideration will be given to a Ph.D. dissertation, M.A. thesis or scholarly article of larger scope, dealing with art historical questions which involve the applied arts. Applicants should have an academic background.

The winning candidate chosen by an independent committee of scholars, will receive € 4,500 and is expected to spend three months conducting research at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich.

Please send your application (including CV, degree certificates and list of publications) and a copy of your dissertation, M.A. thesis, or research article to the following address:

Direktor des Zentralinstituts für Kunstgeschichte
Katharina-von-Bora-Str. 10
80333 München
Germany

Application deadline is 2 May 2014.

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Séjour de recherche à Paris Année 2014

GRANTS: Appel à candidatures – Séjour de recherche à Paris Année 2014.

Pour effectuer un séjour de recherche à Paris durant l’année 2014, l’Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA) met à la disposition de chercheurs résidant hors Ile-de-France, douze défraiements de 500 euros (remboursement sur justificatifs).

Peuvent candidater : les doctorants inscrits dans une université européenne; les chercheurs engagés dans la vie professionnelle (maîtres de conférences, conservateurs du patrimoine, conservateurs territoriaux du patrimoine et attachés de conservation), sans condition de nationalité.

Le dossier de demande comprendra :
– un curriculum vitae
– une lettre de motivation adressée au Directeur Général de l’INHA, à l’attention du directeur du département des Etudes et de la recherche. Ce courrier détaillera le projet scientifique, ainsi que les motifs de la recherche en région parisienne, la durée et la période envisagée.

Les demandes seront envoyées par courrier électronique avant le 31 janvier 2014 en spécifiant comme sujet : Séjour de recherche à Paris.

Pour les domandes et tout renseignement complémentaire, vous pouvez contacter le secrétariat du Département des études et de la recherche par courrier électronique ou par téléphone au 01 47 03 85 81.

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Getty Library Research Grants

GRANTS: Getty Library Research Grants provide partial, short-term support for costs relating to travel and living expenses to scholars whose research requires use of specific collections housed in the Getty Research Institute. A Library Research Grant is not a prerequisite for obtaining access to the Research Library.

Eligibility: Library Research Grants are intended for scholars of all nationalities and at any level who demonstrate a compelling need to use materials housed in the Research Library, and whose place of residence is more than eighty miles from the Getty Center. Projects must relate to specific items in the library collection (click here to search the collections).

Terms: Library Research Grants are intended to provide partial support for costs relating to travel and living expenses. Grants range from $500 to $2,500, depending on the distance traveled. The research period may range from several days to a maximum of three months, but must take place between February 15, 2014, and January 15, 2015. These terms apply as of June 2012 and are subject to future changes.

Deadline: 15 October 2013.

Notification: Applicants are notified of the Research Institute’s decision approximately six weeks to two months following the deadline.

How to apply

IAS Travel Grants

GRANT: Italian Art Society Kress Travel and Publication Grants.

The Italian Art Society is pleased to announce this year’s competition for three awards to assist scholars working on Italian art of any period.

IAS Travel Grants: two grants will be awarded to grad students or recent PhDs presenting papers on Italian art at a major conference in 2014.

IAS-Kress Travel Grant: one grant will be awarded to support a U.S. or foreign scholar, with a PhD, travelling from outside the US to present a paper in an IAS-sponsored session at a major conference in 2014.

IAS Research and Publication Grant: one grant to fund or subsidize a research trip or publication relating to the study of any aspect of the architecture or visual arts of Italy, from the prehistoric period to the present day.

Application deadline: 7 October 2013.

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