Visiting Research Fellowships at Edinburgh

Visiting Research Fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) at the University of Edinburgh

Applications are invited for Visiting Research Fellowships of between two and six months, tenable in the period: June 2010-September 2012. No limitation is placed on the area of research within the Humanities and Social Sciences but priority is given to those whose work falls within the scope of one of the Institute’s current Research Themes:

* Dialogues of Enlightenment
* Translations, Adaptations and Modalities
* Theory in Practice, Practice in Theory
* The Academic and the Civic
* Dialogues with Hume (from September 2010)
* Atmospheres and Atmospherics (from May 2011)

The Institute is housed in an 18th century courtyard close to the University Library and about 20 scholars are in residence at any time. Fellows are allocated a private office in the Institute with all the usual research facilities and are expected to play a full part in the activities of the Institute. They are also encouraged to develop their contacts with colleagues within the College of Humanities and Social Science. They give at least one seminar on their current research work during their tenure. The Fellowships are not funded.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 26 February 2010. You can find more details about the Fellowhips and information about how to apply at

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