The Arts and Humanities Initiative – Mellon Grant and The Archives and Special Collections at Jafet Library at the American University of Beirut announce a call for applications for a Library Archival Research Fellowship at the Archives of Jafet Library: June 15th– August 21st, 2015.
The American University of Beirut Libraries and the Arts and Humanities Initiative at AUB are offering a short-term Summer Archival Research Fellowship to encourage scholarly engagement with one of two of the following AUB Libraries’ Special Collections: The AUB Libraries’ Arabic Manuscripts Collection, and the Constantine Zurayq’s Archival Papers (around 18.4 linear feet). The fellowship seeks to support the production of scholarly work around these collections and enhance their cataloging and accessibility, as well as promote the community’s knowledge of the AUB Library Archival holdings in general.
The Research Fellow will be given access to our Library collections, as well as a space to work, in addition to a stipend of 2,000 USD. For international fellows, an additional stipend to cover the costs of travel will be provided. All applicants, local and international, will be responsible for booking their own lodging, airline tickets, and securing their visas if needed. The Fellowship will cover six to eight weeks any time between June 15th and August 21st.
The deadline for submission is Sunday, May 31st, 2015.
For full details and submission guidelines please click here.