AHRC / ESRC: International Placement Scheme Showcases

The AHRC and ESRC invite are hosting a showcase of funded fellowship opportunities for PhD students and early career researchers through their International Placement Scheme (IPS). Placements are available at these world-leading international research institutions:

The Harry Ransom Center, at The University of Texas at Austin, USA

The Huntington Library, California, USA

Library of Congress, Washington D.C., USA

National Institutes for the Humanities, Japan

The Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA

The Yale Center for British Art, Connecticut, USA

IPS fellowships run for two to six months and include: a travel and living stipend; unparalleled access to collections, facilities, curators and other scholars; and opportunities to present work, network and forge international contacts.

The showcases will include presentations from past IPS fellows. AHRC staff will advise on eligibility for the scheme and give application guidance. All speakers and IPS alumni will be available at the networking lunch to discuss the scheme.

The IPS is open to early career researchers, research assistants and AHRC/ESRC*-funded PhD students.  The events are primarily aimed at eligible candidates, but relevant RO staff such as BGP/DTP Coordinators, Heads of School/Department, Research Managers PhD Supervisors and AHRC/ESRC-funded Principal Investigators with project students/RA’s would also be welcome.

Showcase dates are:

Friday 15th November 2013, 11.00 – 14.00 at University of Westminster, Regent Street, London

Monday 18th November 2013, 11.00 – 14.00 at University of Manchester, Sackville St Campus, Manchester

Exact location details and an agenda will be emailed to delegates upon registration.

Please register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/AHRC-IPS-Showcases-2013. For more information please see the IPS webpages.

 *ESRC-funded PhD students may only apply to the Library of Congress.

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