International Call for Applicants: Henry Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowships (UK) 2019/2020

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International Call for Applicants: Henry Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowships (UK) 2019/2020

Deadline: March 4th, 2019

Fellowship dates: April 1st, 2019–March 31st, 2020

From their call:  The Henry Moore Institute is a world-recognized centre for the study of sculpture. We host a year-round program of exhibitions, conferences and lectures, as well as developing research and publications, to expand the understanding and scholarship of historical and contemporary sculpture. Each year, we offer a number of Fellowships to enable researchers of different backgrounds and disciplines to develop their work. Research Fellowships are intended for artists, scholars and curators working on historic and contemporary sculpture who can make particular use of the Institute’s resources: our Research Library, Archive of sculptors’ papers, and the Leeds sculpture collections.

Each year we offer a number of Fellowships to enable researchers to develop their work.

Visiting Research Fellowships are intended for artists, academics and curators working on historic and contemporary sculpture who can make particular use of the Institute’s resources: our Research Library, Archive of Sculptors’ Papers and the Leeds Sculpture Collections.

Up to four Research Fellows will be given the opportunity to spend a month in Leeds. In addition we will support up to two six-week Senior Fellowships, which are intended to give established scholars time and space to develop a research project free from usual work commitments.

Both Fellowships include accommodation, travel expenses and a per diem.

To apply for the Fellowship please forward a letter of application, a 750-word research proposal, that also indicates how you will use our resources, and a CV by Monday 4 March 2019 to Kirstie Gregory, Research Coordinator: kirstie.gregory@henry-moore.org 

Website link to fellowship as well as other post-doctoral opportunities: https://www.henry-moore.org/research/opportunities

About: The Henry Moore Institute is situated on The Headrow, in Leeds (UK) city centre’s cultural hub. The Institute in Leeds is known internationally for its wide-ranging program. Its exhibitions vary from historic to contemporary sculpture, as does its active research program. As well as managing a specialist library, the Institute curates the British sculpture and archive collections of Leeds Museums & Galleries.

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