Call for Applications: ReIReS Scholarships for Transnational Access
The EU funded project „Research Infrastructure on Religious Studies“ (ReIReS) offers scholars the opportunity to spend two weeks in one of fourteen outstanding European research centers (libraries and archives) to carry out research in Historical Religious Studies. / Application deadline: 30 August 2020
The EU funded project „Research Infrastructure on Religious Studies“ (ReIReS) offers scholars from any academic discipline the opportunity to spend typically two weeks in one of fourteen outstanding European research centers (libraries and archives) in Bologna, Hamburg, Leuven, Mainz, Paris, and Sofia to carry out their research project in historical Religious Studies. The fifth and last ReIReS TNA-call will be open from June 15, 2020 until August 30, 2020. Scholars who will receive a scholarship will have access to one of the holdings starting in October 2020, depending on the current travel regulations.
ReIReS grants to users support for travel and subsistence. Users spend typically two weeks at the provider institution and take advantage in dealing with all materials available with the constant tutorial of experts of the host provider, who are specialists in the research field for which access has been requested and who assist and guide the use and interpretation of the data.
Users should aim to publish the results of their research within a realistic period of time and preferably in open access ISI or SCOPUS refereed journals that have substantial academic impact. The support of the EU as well the use of the ReIReS services must be clearly acknowledged in the academic publication realized using ReIReS‘ transnational access.
Applications are submitted online through: https://reires.eu/call-for-proposals-tasc-and-taad/
August 30, 2020.
This call is part of the ReIReS program „Transnational access to special collections and archival documents“ which is organized by Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and KU Leuven. It gives access to the collections of fourteen libraries and archives, which offer their physical holdings as well as their analytical and technical data. The sources available include all kinds of material about the history of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and also Ancient and non-European Religions, granting the effective possibility of attracting the attention of new users, as well as public interest, particularly for studies concerning interreligious and interconfessional dialogue throughout history.
The ReIReS Training Program gives an overview of the range of expertise, sources, resources, facilities, and training activities that the consortium offers to scholars. It can be downloaded from https://reires.eu/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/ReIReS-WP5-D5.1-TrainProgr-FINAL-OCT2018.pdf.
More information and the application form is available here: https://reires.eu/call-for-proposals-tasc-and-taad/
ReIReS is a starting community of twelve European institutions that are building a unique and highly qualified infrastructure of religious studies. ReIReS brings knowledge into the field of religious pluralism in Europe, thus contributing to a stable society. It explains and implements the idea that „Knowledge Creates Understanding“. The ReIReS initiative started in February 2018 and will continue for three years. It has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 program under Grant Agreement No. 730895.
Alexandra Nusser M.A.
EU Project "Research Infrastructure on Religious Studies" (ReIReS)
Department of Catholic Theology
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
55099 Mainz, GERMANY