UK residents undertaking research, projects, conferences or development events on Iraq. Very occasionally other individuals whose academic research coincides with that of the British Institute for the Study of Iraq. Iraqi scholars visiting the UK
UK residents undertaking research, projects, conferences or development events on Iraq. Very occasionally other individuals whose academic research coincides with that of the British Institute for the Study of Iraq. Iraqi scholars visiting the UK for study.
Type of grants
Grants, usually of up to £4,000 but occasionally more, for research and conferences on Iraq and neighbouring countries including anthropology, archeology, geography, history, language and related disciplines within the arts, humanities and social sciences, concerned with any time period from prehistory to the present day. Up to £8,000 for pilot projects, preliminary to larger research projects, especially on the Theme 'Exile and return'.
Development and outreach grants of up to £500, occasionally more, for development events and projects, such as lectures, study days and popular publications that relate to Iraq and neighbouring countries.
Two or three grants a year are also available for Iraqi scholars visiting the UK and studying archeology, ancient languages, museum and heritage studies and other disciplines within the humanities and social sciences.
On a form available from the correspondent. Deadlines are 10 January for research and conference grants, 1 October for development and outreach grants and 1 March for visiting Iraqi scholars grants. Two academic references must also be supplied.
Grant provided by: The British Institute for the Study of Iraq
10 Carlton House Terrace
Telephone: 02079 695274