research grants 2012-2013
Musée du quai Branly post-graduate Research Fellowships
The musée du quai Branly awards every year doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships to support Ph.D. candidates and early career scholars in pursuing original and innovative research projects.
3 doctoral fellowships are offered to support PhD candidates in completing their dissertation; candidates must be at least in the third year of their doctoral program (in a university in France or abroad). This fellowship scheme is not designed to fund fieldwork or archival research.
5 postdoctoral fellowships are offered to early career scholars who would like to work on a research project hosted at the musée du quai Branly. Candidates may apply for this scheme for up to five years after having been awarded their doctoral degree.
The fellowships are limited to a period of 12 months (non-renewable), from October the 1st to September the 30th of each year. No condition of nationality applies.They are awarded after assessment and selection of the applications by the Museum’s Scientific Committee.
The academic fields concerned are: anthropology, ethnomusicology, art history, history, archaeology, sociology, performance studies.
The research topics concerned are: Western and non-Western arts, material and immaterial heritage, museum institutions and their collections, technology, ritual and material culture.
The next call for applications will be opened in February 2014.