STIP: Henry Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowships, Leeds

Call for Applications
Visiting Research Fellowships (2018–19)

Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

Application deadline: Mar 5, 2018

The Henry Moore Institute is a world-recognised centre for the study of sculpture. We host a year-round programme of exhibitions, conferences and lectures, as well as developing research and publications, to expand the understanding and scholarship of sculpture. Each year we offer a number of Fellowships to enable researchers to develop their work.

Visiting Research Fellowships are intended for artists, academics and curators working on historic and contemporary sculpture who can make particular use of the Institute’s resources: our Research Library, Archive of Sculptors’ Papers and the Leeds Sculpture Collections. Continue reading “STIP: Henry Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowships, Leeds”

Apply Now: Research Award on Art Market Subjects

Once again the Sotheby’s Institute of Art is sponsoring a research award for students writing on the subjects of art collecting or the art market This generous award of $3000 to the winner (individual or group effort) and $1000 to the assisting library will be presented at the 2018 ARLIS conference in New York.

The deadline is December 15 which allows for papers written this semester to be considered. Any paper written in this calendar year up to the deadline, graduate or undergraduate, by a current or recently-graduated student is eligible.

Address and email entries to:

Lee Sorensen
Chair, Sotheby’s Institute of Art Research Award
Lilly Library, Duke University

Apply Now: Max Weber Stiftung Travel grants for China

The Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad (MWS), with

the support of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation, annually awards travel grants to researchers (doctoral candidates, postdocs and postdocs) in Sinology or related subjects, starting in 2018 (for an initial three years). Applicants will have a professional research interest in the history, language or culture of China in the broadest sense and for whose research a stay in the country is indispensable.
Each year, two travel grants are awarded for a period of up to three months for field research, archive and / or library research in China, preferably in Beijing. Continue reading “Apply Now: Max Weber Stiftung Travel grants for China”

JOB: Assistant Professor of Art and Material Culture of the Islamic World, Riverside

Assistant Professor of Art and Material Culture of the Islamic World
University of California, Riverside, July 01, 2018
Application deadline: Dec 1, 2017

University of California Riverside
Starting Date: July 1, 2018
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Application Procedure: The Department of the History of Art at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Art and Material Culture of the Islamic World. The department is searching for an energetic candidate whose teaching and research interests focus on Islamic Art, Architecture, and Material Cultures in the wider Mediterranean World, the Middle East, and Central and South East Asia, from the medieval period to the 20th century. The candidate will be versed in the most advanced theoretical and methodological concerns of the field, have competency in the languages the specialization requires, and will develop and offer courses that serve the Department of Art History. C Continue reading “JOB: Assistant Professor of Art and Material Culture of the Islamic World, Riverside”

STIP: PhD studentships, University of Birmingham

Major PhD funding opportunity for UK/EU students

University of Birmingham
Application deadline: Jan 15, 2018

The University of Birmingham is part of the Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M3C DTP), offering up to 80 Arts and Humanities Research Council PhD studentships for campus-based programmes across the six M3C DTP partners.

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