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[Closed] Call for Applications: Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships 2024-25

We are now inviting applications for the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships 2024-25.

The Fellowships provide recipients with an opportunity to work in a scholarly environment conducive to completing a publication project. The positions are available to academics who have received a PhD in any area of Japanese culture. Preference will be given to Early Career Researchers working in the fields of visual studies, including but not limited to history of art, cultural heritage, archaeology, architecture, film studies, and digital humanities. During their appointment Fellows are encouraged to contribute to our Third Thursday Lecture Series and to organise a symposium in Norwich. They may also contribute to teaching.

Fellowships are one year (preferred option, value of £24,000, start date September 2024) or six months (value of £12,000, start date subject to negotiation). Fellows will be given shared office space and are expected to live in Norwich during their appointment. A good level of spoken and written English is required, and application documents should be completed in English.

The application deadline is 29 February 2024.

Further details on how to apply can be found on our Fellowships page: