Fellowships | OPEN

OPEN | Quentin Skinner Lectureship 2024 – 2025

The Quentin Skinner Fellow holds a Visiting Fellowship at CRASSH  for one term during the academic year. The Fellow will be invited to give a lecture on a subject of their choosing in the broad field of intellectual history since 1500, including the history of political thought, and will organise a half-day colloquium to follow the lecture.

  • Applications are open
  • Deadline 24 June 2024

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CLOSED | Visiting Fellowships for scholars from the Global South

CRASSH is offering a programme of funded Visiting Fellowships for scholars from the Global South. The purpose of these Fellowships is to provide opportunities for scholars working at higher education institutions in the Global South to exchange ideas with other researchers based at CRASSH and elsewhere in the University of Cambridge and to draw benefit from access to the University’s collections and resources.

  • Applications are closed

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CLOSED | Visiting Fellowships

These self-funded Fellowships are open to any scholar from outside the University of Cambridge working in a field that falls broadly within the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Interdisciplinary scholars working on subjects involving medicine, engineering or the natural sciences are also welcome.

  • Applications are closed
  • The application portal will reopen at the end of summer
  • Future application deadlines are 1 November 2024 and 1 November 2025

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CLOSED | Cambridge Early Career Fellowships

(Cambridge scholars only)

The Early Career Fellowship Scheme, generously funded by a donor, allows Cambridge University Teaching Officers and College Teaching Officers to apply for an additional term of research leave, to be spent in the collaborative and interdisciplinary environment at CRASSH.

  • Applications are closed

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CLOSED | Crausaz Wordsworth Interdisciplinary Fellowship in Philosophy

(Cambridge scholars only)

The aim of this Fellowship is to enable scholars who are developing an interest in studying philosophical themes from an interdisciplinary perspective to spend additional time exploring these.

  • Applications are closed

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CLOSED | Charles Wallace India Trust Fellowship

The Charles Wallace India Trust Fellowship at CRASSH offers funding for a term of study and residence in Cambridge during the academic year. The scheme is intended for scholars who are resident and domiciled in India and are in the earlier or middle stages of their career.

  • Applications are closed

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CLOSED | Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships 2024

Applicants wishing to hold a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship in CRASSH should be seeking to pursue projects that are interdisciplinary and/or particularly innovative in their approach to methods and outcomes, and which may therefore fit better at CRASSH than elsewhere in Cambridge. We typically receive a large number of applications at CRASSH, and applicants should justify their choice of host department very clearly.

CLOSED | British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

CLOSED | Nine Dots Prize Fellowship

The Nine Dots Prize seeks to reward original thinking in response to contemporary societal issues. Each Prize cycle lasts two years, with a new question being announced every other October. The winner of each cycle is supported to develop their response into a full-length book, which is published by Cambridge University Press, and given the opportunity to spend a term at CRASSH.

CLOSED | CIRN Intesa Sanpaolo Visiting Fellowship at Cambridge 2024

Research grants | OPEN

Research grants at CRASSH

CRASSH welcomes enquiries from researchers who wish to apply via CRASSH for a research fellowship or a research grant funded by UKRI, the Leverhulme, the British Academy, the Wellcome Trust or other funding bodies.

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Calls for papers & participants | CLOSED

There are currently no open calls

Events and initiatives funding | CLOSED

Events and initiatives funding competition

CRASSH offers support for a wide range of events, workshops, and creative initiatives. We invite you to apply for funding and logistical support for any activity that will foster the exchange of ideas across disciplines and cultures, forge new collaborations between researchers and other participants, bring academic research to wider publics, or explore the connections between research and artistic practice.

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Writing week | CLOSED

The next CRASSH writing week will be held from 8 -12 July 2024. It is for UTOs, CTOs, Teaching Associates, and post-doctoral researchers who are employed full-time in an academic post at the University of Cambridge.

  • Applications are closed

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Research Labs | CLOSED

CRASSH is launching a new Research Labs programme to facilitate innovative practices of collaborative working in the arts, social sciences, and humanities, both within and beyond the University.

  • Applications are closed

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Network funding | CLOSED

Research Networks funding 2024 – 2025

The research networks programme supports groups of Cambridge graduate students and Cambridge-based academics working together with a common interdisciplinary research interest. Networks are selected by competition in May to run in the next academic year (October – June). The package offers funding of up to £1,500 per academic year, plus administrative support. Activities may include seminars, reading/discussion groups and short visits by speakers to Cambridge.

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CDH Data Schools | CLOSED

Cultural Heritage Data School

Cambridge Digital Humanities invites applications from participants from across the cultural heritage sector and academia.

  • Applications are closed
Vacancies | CLOSED

There are currently no vacancies at CRASSH

Calls for art | CLOSED

Art at the Alison Richard Building (Art at the ARB)

Art at the ARB is an exhibition space at the University of Cambridge.

Summer Schools | CLOSED

Religious Diversity and the Secular University Summer School 2023

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded project Religious Diversity and the Secular University at CRASSH announces its fourth Summer School from 2 – 12 July 2023 and invites applications from Early Career Scholars for twelve residential fellowships.

Nine Dots Prize writing competition | CLOSED

The Nine Dots Prize has revealed the question it will pose as part of a global problem-solving competition, offering US$100,000 and a book deal with Cambridge University Press for the winning answer.

The question for the 2023/2024 cycle is: Why has the rule of law become so fragile?

  • Competition closed



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