PG Funding Opportunity – BECC-BSECS Travel Award

BECC-BSECS Postgraduate Travel Award 2018

Research Eighteenth-Century Materials in the Cadbury Research Library

Postgraduate Travel Award

The Birmingham Eighteenth-Century Centre and the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies run an annual travel award. The winner of the 2018 award is Dr Elizabeth Spencer (York) for her project ‘Women and Accounting, 1680-1830’.

The award is designed to support a doctoral researcher enrolled at a UK university or postdoctoral researcher normally resident in the UK in visiting and using the eighteenth-century resources of the Cadbury Research Library at the University of Birmingham. The extensive eighteenth-century holdings of this collection are detailed on the library page.

Applicants are also encouraged to take advantage of the rich eighteenth-century resources available in Birmingham more widely, including the Library of Birmingham, Birmingham Museum Trust, Soho House, Think Tank and the Assay Office, as well as the Barber Institute of Fine Arts at the University of Birmingham.

How to apply
Submit a research proposal of 500 words, including an explanation of how the use of Birmingham collections will benefit your research. Ask one referee to submit a letter of reference to becc@contacts.bham.ac.uk. The deadline for both is Thursday 28 February 2019.

For more information, see https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/activity/18c/research/postgraduate-travel-award.aspx

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