2013-2014 Smuts Visiting Research Fellowship in Commonwealth Studies in UK

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2013/14 Visiting Research Fellowship in Commonwealth Studies at Wolfson College, University of Cambridge in UK. The Fellowship holder is expected to live in Cambridge for the majority of their tenure and accommodation is normally offered by Wolfson College. The Fellow is expected primarily to advance Commonwealth Studies in Cambridge mainly by pursuing research and to take part in seminars and anologous activities within the University. The Fellow will have access, by agreement, to the holdings of Faculty and Departmental libraries, to the libraries of the Centres of African Studies and South Asian Studies and to the University Library, which houses the extensive collection of materials relating to the history of the British Empire and Commonwealth formerly housed in the Royal Commonwealth Society Library in London.. This scholarship is for pursuing research programme.
The research areas of this scholarship are: The scholarship is provided to learn Commonwealth Studies, including the Commonwealth-related aspects of archaeology, anthropology, economics, history, human geography, law, literature, oriental studies, sociology, politics and social psychology..
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· Applicants should be members of staff of another University or similar institution outside the UK. They should hold a Ph.D., or be working at post
· doctoral level.
· The Managers will give preference to scholars with a distinguished research profile and who have active research interests in an area or areas of scholarship falling within the remit of the Smuts Fund as specified above.
· The Managers expect that applicants would be intending to come to Cambridge to work on a project that builds on existing research for which a period of residence in Cambridge is demonstrably appropriate, although they would not rule out the initiation of a new piece of work where there is a realistic expectation that it could be completed by the end of the tenure of the Fellowship.
Benefits of the scholarship: Not provided
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Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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