Research grant : Paid Fellowship in African Studies in Italy 2022 Paid Opportunity
Tatti – The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies and the German Historical Institute in Rome (Deutsches Historisches Institut in Rom) offer a joint residential fellowship for the 2022-2023 academic year. With this fellowship, I Tatti and the DHI Rom seek to stimulate and support increased scholarship on cultural exchange with and within the African continent during the period c. 1250-1750 by creating and promoting opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, particularly between scholars from African regions and those working in European and North American institutions. The fellowship offers post-doctoral scholars working on African studies (or topics that closely consider Africa) a ten-month position to conduct historical research in Italy supported by two institutes with dynamic academic communities.
– SPECIALITIES : Cultural Studies, Art History, Literature, Languages
– BENEFITS :
– Accommodation :
For DHI: A monthly supplement of Euro 1,000 to offset rental costs.
– Stipend/Allowance :
– For DHI: The stipend is Euro 2,500 per month
– For Villa I Tatti: The stipend is USD 4,200 per month
– Accommodation :
For Villa I Tatti: A one-time supplement (maximum USD 1,500) towards relocation expenses. When possible, a one-bedroom apartment will be set aside for the Fellow’s use, rent free, but with charges for utilities. If an apartment is not available, a housing subsidy will be offered to offset rental costs.
– Others :
– Fellows are given a space to work within the DHI for the duration of their stay.
– Fellows enjoy the use of the DHI library, archive, and collections.
– Fellows are offered a reserved desk or carrel in the Biblioteca Berenson at Villa I Tatti.