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11330-UK

Fulbright-British Library Eccles Centre

United Kingdom
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

The award will be offered to a U.S. Scholar who will undertake research at the British Library’s Eccles Centre for American Studies making intensive use of the Library's collections relating to North America (U.S., Canada, the Caribbean) for a period of six months.

If available, the scholar may have the opportunity to take part in program events and/or seminars.

Grant Length
Six months
Grant Dates

Grants may begin any time after September 1, 2021 but before April 30, 2022.

Locations

Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library: London, England, UK.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
American Studies
History, American
Literature, American
Political Science
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Any field of North American Studies relating to the peoples and cultures, histories and futures of the USA, Canada and/or the Caribbean. The Centre would particularly welcome applications involving the following priority research areas:

  • North American and Caribbean Indigenous Studies
  • Literary, theatrical and artistic connections in Canada, the Caribbean and the US
  • Book history and arts in North America
  • Pacific politics and geopolitics
  • Migration in/from/through Canada, the Caribbean and the US
  • LGBTQ in Canada, the Caribbean and the US

However, these are not exclusive: any topics related to North American studies, broadly conceived, will be considered

Special Features

Scholars in the UK participate in a wide range of academic, cultural and social events and benefit from a variety of additional opportunities provided by the Commission; see Special Award Benefits section for more details.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Number of Grants
1
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
212-984-5326

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