Short-Term Research Residency at University of Bologna for Duke Faculty

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Deadline: February 20, 2019

The Academy of Global Humanities and Critical Theory (AGHCT) announces a call for applications for one short period residency (1 week) at the University of Bologna for faculty members at Duke University.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the Academy website to learn more about its intellectual mission. Duke faculty who have been or will soon be AGHCT residents at Bologna are Philip Stern (March 2018) and Jocelyn Olcott (March 2019), both of the History Department.

Selected faculty members are expected to give one 8-hour graduate student seminar (Mon-Thu or Tue-Fri from 5 to 7 pm) in the hosting university on a topic of her/his choice. The audience is international and classes are expected to be taught in English. The hosting university provides an office and a computer, access to libraries and other facilities, and help to start or strengthen academic relationships with faculty members at University of Bologna who might be interested in the guest's field(s) of study.

The Academy will cover costs for travel and accommodation and will provide an honorarium of 500 euros (gross).

Proposals (in English) must be submitted to info@aghct.org by February 20, 2019. They must include:

  • Detailed CV
  • Statement of purpose (please state also research interest + faculty, research groups or institutions at University of Bologna which applicants might be interested to stay in touch with)
  • Time framing (between October 2019 and April 2020)
  • Title and abstract for both the lecture and the seminar

CFP cross-posted here.