Ph.D. Thesis Award

Ph.D. Thesis Award at the musée du quai Branly

The musée du quai Branly’s Research and Higher Education Department seeks to encourage and support multidisciplinary research in the academic fields of Social/Cultural Anthropology, Ethnomusicology, Art History, History, Archaeology, Sociology, and Performance Studies. The research topics concerned are: Western and non-Western arts, material and intangible heritage, museum institutions and their collections, technology, ritual performance and material culture.

To this end, two thesis awards, amounting to a total sum of 8 000 €, are granted each year to distinguish two outstanding doctoral theses.

Doctoral Theses can be submitted in French or in English. They must have been defended after October 1st 2013 (one application only). The subject of the thesis must be relevant to the fields of interest defined above. The winners of the award will be selected by the musée du quai Branly's Scientific Assessment Committee.