International Placement Scheme Showcase Invitation

The AHRC and ESRC invite you to a showcase of funded fellowship opportunities for PhD students and early career researchers (ECR), through our International Placement Scheme (IPS), at these world-leading international research institutions:

Harry Ransom Center, at The University of Texas at Austin, USA

 Huntington Library, California, USA

Library of Congress, Washington D.C., USA

National Institutes for the Humanities, Japan

Shanghai Theatre Academy, China

Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA

Yale Center for British Art, Connecticut, USA

 IPS fellowships run for up to six months and include a travel and living stipend; unparalleled access to collections, facilities,curators and other scholars; and opportunities to present work, network and make international contacts.

The showcases will include presentations from IPS alumni and AHRC staff. Lunch will be provided, during which all speakers will be available to discuss the scheme.

The IPS is open to ECRs and AHRC & ESRC-funded PhD students. ESRC candidates may only apply to Library of Congress.The events are primarily aimed at eligible candidates, but relevant RO staff such as BGP/DTP co-ordinators would be welcome.

The two showcase dates are:
Monday 2nd November 2015, 11.00 – 15.00 at University of Westminster, Regent Street, London

Friday 6th November 2015, 11.00 – 15.00 at University of Manchester, Sackville St Campus, Manchester

Registration opens from 10.30.

 More information on the IPS, including host and eligibility information, agendas for each showcase and how to register to attend can be found via the main AHRC IPS webpage.

We will email you within five working days of registration to confirm whether you have been allocated a place.

Please direct queries not answered by our webpages to ips@ahrc.ac.uk or call Allie Brown on 01793 416074.

We are also holding an IPS Twitter chat with IPS fellows, alumni and AHRC staff from 2-3pm on Wed 11th Nov 2015 – @ahrcpress, #AHRCIPS.

 

AHRC & ESRC International Placement Scheme Showcases

The AHRC and ESRC invite you to a showcase of funded fellowship opportunities for PhD students and early career researchers, through our International Placement Scheme (IPS), at these world-leading international research institutions:

IPS fellowships run for two to six months and include: a travel and living stipend; unparalleled access to collections, facilities, curators and other scholars; and opportunities to present work, network and forge international contacts.

The showcases will include: presentations from past IPS fellows; AHRC staff will advise on eligibility for the scheme and give application guidance; All speakers and IPS alumni will be available at the networking lunch to discuss the scheme.

The IPS is open to early career researchers, research assistants and AHRC/ESRC*-funded PhD students.  The events are primarily aimed at eligible candidates, but relevant RO staff such as BGP/DTP Coordinators, Heads of School/Department, Research Managers, PhD Supervisors and AHRC/ESRC-funded Principal Investigators with project students/RA’s would also be welcome.

The London showcase takes place on Friday 15th November 2013, 11.00-14.00 at University of Westminster, Regent Street, London

Exact location details and an agenda will be emailed to delegates upon registration.

Please register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/AHRC-IPS-Showcases-2013. For more information please see the IPS webpages.

*ESRC-funded PhD students may only apply to the Library of Congress.