British Academy funding for Humanities and Social Sciences research visits and joint projects

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Research visits

Aim of the award

This scheme offers an opportunity for scholars of post-doctoral or equivalent status who wish to do their own research in one of the countries with which the Academy has a bilateral agreement in the fields of the humanities and social sciences: China, Georgia, Russia, Taiwan (Academia Sinica).

Level of award

The Academy covers economy travel and visa expenses, where applicable. Accommodation and maintenance are met by the receiving partner organisation. Normal length of visit: between two and four weeks, but longer visits may be possible: contact the International Relations Department for further information. Applicants should allow at least six months from the closing date for applications to the proposed start of their activities.

Further information

Please refer to the individual country’s web page on the British Academy’s website for further details of the individual schemes.

Joint Projects

Aim of the award

This scheme offers support for joint projects between scholars in the UK and countries with which the Academy has bilateral Agreements in the fields of the humanities and social sciences, lasting between one and three years. The countries covered are China, Georgia, Russia, and Taiwan (Academia Sinica).

Level of award

Activities in connection with joint projects may include jointly organised seminars, conferences or workshops as well as individual visits in either direction to undertake collaborative research. Applicants should allow at least six months from the closing date for applications to the proposed start of their activities.

Further information

Please refer to the individual country’s web page on the British Academy’s website for further details of the individual schemes.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for both schemes is 8 April 2010. Decisions are expected to be announced in June.

Application procedure

Applications must be submitted via  https://egap.britac.ac.uk/, the Academy’s electronic grant application system.

The British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH Tel:
020 7969 5200, Fax: 020 7969 5300, Web: www.britac.ac.uk

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