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FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: TaPRA Fellowship 2016-17

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

TaPRA Fellowship 2016-17
£5k funded research project for Early Career Researcher

What is it?
TaPRA Fellowship is a new initiative created and funded by TaPRA in partnership with an arts organization, library, museum, or other interested partner.

Who is it for?
The TaPRA fellow will be an ECR (within eight years of being awarded a PhD) who has yet to find secure full-time employment. The fellowship will fund a discrete research project, offer training and mentoring through the research process to the submission and completion of an article length piece for publication.

When, Where and How Much?.
The 2016-17 fellowship can be taken up at anytime after January 1st 2017 and the research process must be completed by September 2017. This year’s fellowship partner is The Garrick Club Library in London. Research funding of £5,000 can be used over an expected research period of approximately twelve weeks. 

How can I find out more?
The 2016-17 TaPRA fellow will work with a small archive on early twentieth-century actress Florence Buckton (1893-1963). For more information,  job description and application details, please email: Gilli Bush-Bailey (Professor of Women’s Performance Histories, Royal Central School of Speech & Drama): Gilli.Bush-Bailey@cssd.ac.uk

Application Deadline: Weds. 30th November 2016
Interviews TBA in London, week beginning 5th December 2016 

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