The Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) is pleased to announce the availability of several fellowships to support the residency of leading scholars in the humanities in 2017. We invite established scholars in the humanities and interpretive social sciences to join a team of scholars and artists who, in conversation and collaboration, continue to contribute significantly to redefining the study of the humanities and social sciences locally and internationally. For 2017, prospective candidates will be selected in accordance with the research priorities of the National Flagship Project in the Humanities funded through the National Research Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
These include interests in the following broad themes: aesthetic education; the human and technology; citizenship, migration and political violence; political theory and philosophy; visual history and theory; performance and kinetic objects; and museum and heritage studies. Applicants are welcome to time their residency with the annual Consortium for Humanities Centres and Institutes (CHCI) conference on the “Humanities Improvised”, taking place in Cape Town, 10 to 13 August 2017.
Applications and referee letters must reach the Selection Panel on or before 14 April 2017. Please see the poster below for more information on the awards and the application process.