We are happy to share this Call for Applications for the 4-year PhD President’s Fellowship at Bar Ilan University.
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The Department of Jewish Art at Bar-Ilan University invites prospective doctoral candidates to apply for the President’s Fellowship for the upcoming 2020 – 21 academic year.
The four-year fellowship covers tuition and provides a monthly stipend for living expenses.
It is anticipated that prospective candidates for the PhD in Jewish Art History Program will specialize in various areas of Jewish Art History, for example:
- illuminated 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.
Interdisciplinary research emphasizing art in its historical, social, religious, psychological and other contexts is encouraged. Proposals incorporating both visual and textual studies are also welcomed.
Eligibility requirements: completion of an MA thesis in a related field, or in the final year of MA studies with a thesis submitted by August 31, 2017. GPA: 3.6 (90%) or higher and final thesis grade of no less than 90%.
Applicants are encouraged to submit a CV, copies of diplomas and transcripts (BA and MA), and a summary of proposed dissertation topic (1 page).
Applications and supporting materials may be submitted in English or Hebrew to: Jewish.email@example.com by June 12, 2020