Prix de thèse 2013
The musée du quai Branly’s Department of Research and Higher Education wishes to encourage and support multidisciplinary research in the academic fields of anthropology, ethnomusicology, art history, history, archaeology, sociology, heritage law and performance studies. The research topics concerned are: Western and non-Western arts, material and immaterial heritage, museum institutions and their collections, technology and material culture.
To this end, the museum grants two Thesis Prizes each year to distinguish outstanding doctoral dissertations. 8000 euros will be shared between the two award winners as decided by the scientific assessment committee.
Theses written in French or in English will be considered for the musée du quai Branly Thesis Prize. They must have been submitted and/or defended between January 1st 2011 and January 1st 2013 (only one application is possible). The subject of the thesis must be relevant to the fields of interest defined above.
The Thesis Prize winners will be selected by the musée du quai Branly’s scientific assessment committee.
Applications must be presented by the thesis supervisor or by a recognized member of the scientific community.
The application must include the following documents:
- defense or viva report
- copy of the PhD diploma awarded by the university
- thesis summary (10 pages maximum)
- CV and list of publications
- letter from the Ph. D. supervisor outlining reasons for distinguishing the thesis.
- letter of recommendation by a member of the scientific community other
than the thesis supervisor
- copy of the thesis manuscript on a CD-Rom (PDF file)
- application form to be downloaded
Application deadline: June 3rd, 2013 (postmark date).
Please send your application to: Musée du quai Branly, Département de la recherche, 222, rue de l’Université, 75343 Paris cedex 07 (France)
The file may also be deposited at the musée du quai Branly’s reception desk (222, rue de l’Université 75007 Paris) during museum opening hours.