for Pre- and PostDoctoral Fellowships
Academic Year 2008-09
Every year, the musée du quai Branly offers pre- and post-doctoral grants to help doctoral students and young PhD graduates in pursuing innovative research projects.
The academic fields concerned are: anthropology, ethnomusicology, art history, history, archaeology, sociology, studies of heritage law
The research topics concerned are: Western and non-Western arts, material and immaterial heritage, museum institutions, technology and material culture. The projects most likely to benefit from the environment of the musée du quai Branly will be examined with particular attention.
Laureates will be required to deliver a detailed scientific report to the museum's research department at the end of the grant.
Predoctoral fellowships are offered to help doctoral students wirte up their dissertation; candidates must be at least in the third year of their doctoral program during the academic year 2008-09 (in a university in France or abroad). The grant is NOT designed to fund fieldwork of archival research. The predoctoral grants are limited to a maximum period of 12 months (non renewable). The consist of a monthly allowance of 1200 Euros net. The are awarded once the Museum's Scientific Committee has assessed and selected applications. There is no condition of nationality.
The musée du quai Branly offers FOUR Postdoctoral Fellowships to young scholars who would like to work on an individual or a group project hosted by the musée du quai Branly. The Postdocotral grants are limited to a maximum period of 12 months (non renewable). They consist of monthly allowances of 1670 Euros net. They are awarded once the Museum's Scientific Committee has assessed and selected applications. there is no condition of nationality. Applicants may apply for this grant for up to five years after their dissertation defense.
Application forms can be dowlaoded from our website www.quaibranly.fr -- or requested in writing at:
musée du quai Branly
département de la recherche et de l’enseignement
222, rue del l’Université
75343 Paris Cedex 07
Phone 01 56 61 70 00
5 copies of the application (presented, unstapled, in folders numbered from 1 to 5) must be sent. Application deadline is May 15, 2008 (postmarked May 15 at the latest)