Seconda edizione per la borsa di studio negli studi umanistici dedicata ai giovani italiani – American Academy in Rome

Seconda edizione per la borsa di studio negli studi umanistici dedicata ai giovani italiani, con una open call per i dottori di ricerca. Per l’anno accademico 2017-18 saranno prese in considerazione solo le candidature di studiosi nelle discipline relative ad Archeologia e studi classici (età del bronzo - tarda antichità) e agli Studi sulla prima età moderna e sul Rinascimento. L’invito a presentare proposte è aperto, entro il 1 febbraio 2017, a tutti coloro che hanno conseguito un dottorato dal 2012 in poi, con un’ottima conoscenza dell’inglese (per maggiori informazioni sui materiali da presentare e sull’identikit del candidato consultare http://aarome.org/apply/italian-fellowships.

The American Academy in Rome (AAR) offers up to six fellowships for Italian artists and scholars in 2017-18. The Italian Fellows are an integral part of the AAR community. Italian artists and scholars live and work in the Academy community, pursuing their own projects participating in its collaborative, interdisciplinary environment and helping make connections between Rome Prize Fellows and their Italian peers. For a list of former Italian fellows, click here.
Italian fellows are required to live in Rome, at the Academy. All fellowships include room, board and a stipend. Length of stay varies by the fellowship (see below).
Italian Fellowship winners will be announced both in Italy and in New York as part of the American Academy Rome Prize ceremony.
Humanities: Application instructions appear below.  Online application at this link.
Arts: All candidates must be nominated; unsolicited applications will NOT be accepted.
Arts and Humanities Deadline: February 1, 2017.
The Academy invites proposals in archaeology, classics, history, the history of art and architecture, literature, religious studies, anthropology and musicology. Note that these categories are not intended to be exclusive. Any approach to these disciplines or combination of approaches to these areas will be given consideration, as well as historical approaches that overlap with the social sciences. Projects that consider multiple chronological periods listed below are welcome.

Up to two postdoctoral fellowships in the Humanities will be awarded for the period of September 2017 – July 2018. Each fellowship will run for c. 5 months. For the 2017-2018 Fellowships, only scholars from the following disciplines will be considered:
Ancient Studies (Bronze Age through Late Antiquity)
Early Modern and Renaissance Studies
Projects do NOT need to address topics specific to Rome or to Italy. Candidates should, however, address how they plan to make use of resources in Rome and at the Academy.
Eligibility:
Candidates must have Italian citizenship (dual citizenship is acceptable).
Candidates must possess a PhD from an Italian university from 2012 or later.
Candidates must have excellent spoken and written English which will be verified by interview.
Application: A completed application will consist of the following, submitted via the online system below:
A project proposal of NO MORE THAN 1000 words, in English. The proposal should describe the scope of the project, its relevance and importance for the field, work completed to-date and the final expected outcome - monograph, article, etc. Please include bibliographical notes for any sources cited (not counted toward the word limit).
A Writing Sample. The writing sample may be up to twenty pages and should be in the proposed field of study. Please include bibliography and footnotes (not counted toward the page limit). Writing samples may be in English or Italian.
A current CV (English or Italian).
Applications will be acknowledged and reviewed by a selection committee. ONLY short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in an interview, ideally to take place in Rome or via Skype.
Deadline: February 1, 2017