Jewish Heritage Europe

Some current research grant/fellowship opportunities

24 hours in the Volozhin Yeshiva Photo (POLIN museum, Warsaw)

We can’t seem to keep up with all the grant and scholarship opportunities that could involve Jewish heritage research, but here are two current ones:

There’s still time to apply for the Israel Council for Higher Education scholarship at the Department of Jewish Art at Bar-Ilan University. The deadline is October 19.

Overseas doctoral candidates are invited to apply for the scholarship, for three-months to one-year of study in Israel during the current 2018–19 academic year. Many research options are available to applicants considering a scholarship in fields of Jewish Art History, including topics such as:

illustrated Jewish books; art and architecture of the synagogue; interfaith dialogue in visual arts; modern Jewish and Israeli art; semiotics of Jewish art; Jewish folk art; personal, gender, social, and national identities as expressed in Jewish and Israeli art, and more.

Research incorporating both visual and textual studies is welcomed.

Eligibility requirement: completion of at least one year of PhD studies at a university outside of Israel.

Applicants are invited to submit the following information to by 19 October 2018. (Also contact that email for queries):

  • Applicant’s full name
  • Country of origin
  • Home university
  • Title of dissertation
  • Name/s of academic advisor
  • Dates of planned sojourn in Israel

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The deadline is November 15 for this grant call from the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center (Moscow):

Grant Research in the Field of History and Culture of the Jews in Russia (Russia before Peter the Great, Russian Empire, USSR and the former Soviet Union) 

Deadline for submission of applications: November 15. Click the link above or HERE for full details.


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