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The Centre encourages interdisciplinary research on the Caribbean, and this is reflected in its publications.

 

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

 

 

BARONESS AMOS FELLOWSHIP: CENTRE FOR CARIBBEAN STUDIES

UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK  - EXTENDED DEADLINE


The Centre for Caribbean Studies at the University of Warwick is pleased to announce the Baroness Amos Research Fellowship for the academic year 2009-10.  This Fellowship is open to staff and postdoctoral applicants from the University of the West Indies, the University of Trinidad and Tobago and the University of Guyana whose work addresses an aspect of Caribbean history, culture or society.  The Fellowship is intended to allow a scholar to conduct research in the UK for a period normally of one month and is available during the period from 5 October - 11 December 2009 and 11 January - 20 March 2010. 
 
The stipend for the Fellowship is £2,500 to include all travel costs (to and from the Caribbean and within the UK) as well as accommodation and subsistence. The Fellow is welcome to stay at the Centre longer than a month, but the stipend will not exceed £2,500.  The Fellow will be expected to participate in the life of the Centre, to contribute to the Centre’s seminar programme and will be expected to reside at the University of Warwick.  The Fellow will have access to the University of Warwick library and computing facilities.
 
To apply for the Fellowship, please send a brief CV (not to exceed three pages) and a research proposal (not to exceed five pages).  Please include in your application the names and contact details of two referees; in addition, applicants should ask their referees to forward references in envelopes that are signed and sealed by the referee.  The referees should be able to give an informed view of the applicant and the research he or she proposes to pursue at Warwick.     
 
Please send these materials to Ms. Kerry Drakeley, Centre for Caribbean Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL by 20 April 2009.  Submissions may be made by email: caribbeanstudies@warwick.ac.uk but references must also be sent separately as indicated above.  Please address informal inquiries to Prof. Gad Heuman: g.j.heuman@warwick.ac.uk

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