2021-22 Research Fellowships: Royal Museums Greenwich
Royal Museums Greenwich, London
Caird Research Fellowships support research at Royal Museums Greenwich. Specific themes for the 2021-22 fellowships are as follows:
- Caribbean, African and Atlantic histories and material cultures (a fellowship in partnership with the Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slave-ownership)
- The migration of people, objects and ideas
- British identities in imperial, post-colonial and global contexts
- Gendered identities and the maritime world
- Early modern portraiture, architecture and monarchy
- Naval uniform and questions of fashion, display and identity
- Debates concerning the contemporary maritime world
- New approaches to histories of shipping and shipping companies
- The Royal Observatory Greenwich as a historic landmark and cultural icon
The Museum welcomes applications within (but not restricted to) a range of disciplines including:
- Art history
- Maritime history
- Material culture studies
- Museum and heritage studies
- Creative arts
- Conservation studies
- Area studies and environmental studies
- Cultural geography
- Literary studies
- Histories of science and technology that complement our core themes of astronomy, navigation, cartography and horology.
The fellowship programme typically supports study at a post-doctoral or equivalent level.
Duration of proposed fellowships will be determined by the candidate and can run for a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 12 months.
The deadline to apply for 2021-22 fellowships is 2 November 2020.