Chargée de mission pour les relations internationales
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Proposals must be related to non-European collections, collectors, or expeditions/missions in relation to the cultural and chronological context of a specific collection (which may not necessarily be colonial in nature, although this is preferred). It must involve both the collections and/or archives of the Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac and the Bibliothèque nationale de France. The ultimate objective, in this case, is to map the collections of public institutions on a large scale, making it possible to make a link between archives and objects in order to better understand the history of the collections.
For the year 2021-2022, the topics proposed by the musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac (MQB-JC) and the National Library of France are:
Throughout the year, selected candidates work in collaboration with a scientific advisor appointed by each of the institutions and are required to write both a status report and an academic article to be submitted for publication. Their work will be exhibited within the various bodies presenting the research results at both the Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac and the Bibliothèque nationale de France.
These grants aim to provide writing assistance and do not correspond to funding for field research. They are awarded for a period of 12 months (non-renewable) from September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022. Each of them provides an annual amount of 10,000 euros.
They are allocated after applications are evaluated by a jury composed of researchers and curators from the Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac and the Bibliothèque nationale de France. There are no specific nationality requirements, but applicants must have an academic level in French and in English.
Grant applications must be sent via a specific form during the call for applications period.
In order for it to be registered, two copies of the complete application file and the rules of procedure, both dated and signed, must be sent before Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at midnight:
Département de la recherche et de l’enseignement
Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac
222, rue de l’Université
75343 Paris Cedex 07
Délégation aux relations internationales
Bibliothèque nationale de France
75706 Paris Cedex 13, France
For this first edition of research grants on the history of collections, the recipients were: