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Jan 2020

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Featured calls
IAS News
Upcoming events
Awards and visitors
IAS Annual Report 2020

Featured calls

GCRF Fellowships
For the development and strengthening of research links with developing countries, with the aim of building long-term collaborations leading to UKRI GCRF proposals. Rolling Deadline

Fernandes Fellowships
For the development of long-term research collaborations in Europe by hosting tenure-track or early career academics from European institutions at Warwick.  Visits can be for three months in total, which can be used flexibly to support several visits. Rolling Deadline

IAS Awards
The IAS awards offer Warwick academics the opportunity to develop new research areas and research-related outputs. Any activity which advances the mission of IAS can be undertaken with the IAS awards and it is intended that academics can use this resource to undertake more speculative activities that may not be funded from other sources.  Rolling Deadline

International Visiting Fellowships
This programme offers an opportunity for Warwick academics to host external visitors for periods normally two weeks to three months.  International Visiting Fellows will enrich the research of the University and take part in a programme of events and activities that will reach across departments and faculties.  Fellowships include travel, accommodation, a budget to support a programme of events and a per-diem allowance.  Next Deadline 4/2/20
 

News

Following the call for applications in term 1, six new International Visiting fellowships have been awarded for visits during the next year. The next call for applications will close on 4/2/20.

IAS WIRL-COFUND fellow Dr Joe Sanzo has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant for his project “Early Jewish and Christian Magical Traditions in Comparison and Contact”

The new IAS seminar room in the Zeeman building is near completion and will be available to book from early February.

An new issue of Exchanges: The Interdisciplinary Research Journal has been published and there is currently an open call for papers inviting research articles or critical reflections addressing falsehoods, misinterpretations and factual divergences (Deadline 1 May 2020)

Upcoming events

IAS Salon - Exploring Gardens as living sites for learning and wellbeing: Campus, Canley, Coventry and beyond

Wed, 29 Jan 2020
This event seeks to bring together researchers, practitioners, and other community partners to discuss the possibilities involved in co-creating gardens on campus, Canley and across Coventry. Drawing on recent pilot research into the 'Story Garden', this event aims to create a network for those interested in gardens as learning spaces, as living classrooms and as sites for community placemaking. We aim to investigate the ways gardens can be imaginatively and playfully designed as sites of beauty, wonder and wellbeing.
 

The Present and Future of History and Games

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 - 10am - 4:30pm
An interdisciplinary symposium intended to bring together researchers, teachers, and practitioners at all levels to explore the current state and future direction of research at the intersection of history and games. Organised by ECF Esther Wright

Apply for an IAS Salon to hold a speculative gathering to scope out new research ideas

Projects and visitors

Funded Projects
Research series: Excavating the Anthropocene – £4.9K awarded to Dr Olga Smith, History of Art

Translation of monograph 'Inventing the Middle East: Britain and the Persian Gulf in the Age of Global Imperialism'- £500 awarded to Dr Guillemette Crouzet, Department of History

3DVis: Symposium on 3D Visualization Technologies in Cultural Heritage - £1.4K awarded to Professor Mark Williams, WMG

Fund your research activity with an IAS Award

Visitors

Professor Senga Pemba, St Frances University College of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania – visiting 29 January – 1 February 2020
Nominated by Prof Frances Griffiths, Warwick Medical School

Dr Baris Ari, Durham University, UK and Dr Luke Abbs, Essex Unviversity, UK - visiting 12-14 February 2020
Nominated by Dr Jessica Di Salvatore, Politics and International Studies

Host a visitor through our one of our four visiting fellowship schemes
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