Please see the following which may be of interest ! Further information
directly from the organisers, please.
Best wishes - caroline
From: owner-careers--[…] On Behalf Of sas.marketing Sent: 29 January 2009
Subject: London Debates: Calls for Applications
This is a reminder that the call for applications to the School of Advanced
Study’s London Debates on ‘What role do museums play in the globalisation of
culture?’ is now open. The competition closes on 16 February 2009.
London Debates is a new series of discussion workshops that aim to bring
together outstanding young researchers to debate a subject of broad concern
within the humanities and social sciences. The competition is open to early
career researchers (in their final year of doctoral study or up to 10 years
beyond the award of their doctorate) based in EU/EEA countries. Travel and
accommodation costs will be covered. The deadline for e-applications to
London Debates 2009 is 16 February 2009.
I would be most grateful if you could circulate this call reminder to your
constituents and please feel free to advertise along your various networks.
School of Advanced Study, University of London
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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
What role do museums play in the globalisation of culture?
Institute of Advanced Legal
Institute of Classical
Institute of English Studies<http://ies.sas.-ac.uk/<http://ies.sas.ac.uk/>>
Institute of Germanic & Romance
Institute of Historical
Institute of Musical
Institute for the Study of the
LONDON DEBATES at the School of Advanced Study
University of London
14 - 16 May 2009
The School of Advanced Study<http://www.sas.-ac.uk/<http://www.sas.ac.uk/>>
at the University of London<http://www.lon.-ac.uk/<http://www.lon.ac.uk/>>
invites applications for the first of a series of international debates for
outstanding young researchers in the humanities and social sciences.
London Debates are three-day discussion workshops at which a subject of
broad concern in the humanities and social sciences is debated by a small
group of 5 invited senior academics and a selection of early-career
researchers. Plenary seminars will be combined with small-group discussions.
On the last afternoon a report will be drafted and later published online by
the School of Advanced Study.
The competition is open to scholars based in the EU/EEA countries, who are
in their final-year of doctoral study or up to 10 years beyond the award of
their doctorate. Selected applicants will be awarded bursaries to cover
travel and accommodation.
The 2009 topic is: What role do museums play in the globalisation of
Your response may include, but is not limited to, the following:
(a) Museums as treasure-houses: from bringing the world to our attention to
(b) How are indigenous people represented in metropolitan museums?
(c) Does modern travel render the museum redundant?
(d) The museum out of doors: what is the role of public memory-sites?
(e) Global museums: do they belong to everyone?
(f) Taxonomy of the museum: how and to whom is material presented?
(g) How can museums preserve difficult memories – famine, holocaust,
(h) The museum of the future: material or digital?
Details of how to apply and further information is available at London
Application deadline is Monday 16 February 2009
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and social sciences. SAS brings together the specialised scholarship and
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