az alabbi tartalmu levelet kaptuk a British Council utjan:
The University of Edinburgh
The Institute for Advanced Studies
In the Humanities
The University of Edinburgh
Hope Park Square
Edinburgh EH8 9NW
fax 0131 668 2252
telephone 0131 650 4671
Director Professor Peter Jones FRSE FRSA FSA Scot
Assistant to Director Mrs Anthea taylor
Visiting Research Fellowships 2000-2002
1. Applications are invited for Fellowships of between _two and six months_,
tenable in the period:
May 2000 - September 2002
No limitation will be placed on the area of research within the Humanities.
2. The Election Committee will consider the academic record and the
publications of all applicants, together with the need to pursue research in
Edinburgh, and their capacity to disseminate their views a community of
like-minded people. Normally candidates will hold a doctorate: students who
have not completed their studies for a particular degree are not eligible. A
proportion of Fellowships are reserved for candidates under the age of 45.
3. A small number of Fellowships is also offered to men and women from other
walks of life, especially industry and commerce, and the public service,
whose study and research might benefit from, and contribute to, more
traditional enquiries in the Humanities.
4.The Institute was established in 1970 by the Faculty of Arts to promote
enquiry of the highest standards in the Humanities, broadly conceived.
Whenever appropriate inter-departmental and inter-disciplinary study is
5. Approximately 15 Fellows are elected once a year in February by a
Committee of the Faculty of Arts. The principal areas in which Fellowships
have been awarded include archaeology, history of art, classics, English
literature, history, European and oriental languages and literature,
linguistics, philosophy, Scottish Studies, history of science, law,
divinity, music and the social sciences.
6.Most Fellowships are honorary, but limited support towards expenses is
available to a small number of candidates. British Council representatives
can advise overseas applicants about scholarships and bursaries and the
Secretary, The British Academy can advise British candidates about "Small
7. All Fellows are allocated a study room within the Institute. Fellows hold
one or two seminars during their tenure, and submit a report on their
research at the end of their Fellowship. No regular teaching is required. It
is expected that Fellows will be in residence throughout the tenure of their
Fellowship. The Institute will be pleased to help with finding suitable
accomodation in Edinburgh. The Institute is near the University Library
(from which books may be borrowed) and within easy reach of the National
Library of Scotland, the central city Library, the National Galleries and
museums, the Library of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, the library
of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, and the Scottish Record Office
8. Airmails should be used for all communications from outside the UK.
a) All completed applications must be returned to the Director before 1st
b) Candidates should ask their reference to write directly to the Institute
by 6th January 2000.
9. The Committee will consider only fully completed formal applications,
together with the referees' reports. It is the responsibility of each
applicant to ensure that all documentation is complete, and that referees
submit their reportsto Edinburgh by the closing date. Candidates may like to
submit a copy of any article or publication that is thought to be specially
relevant to the research proposal and Fellowship submission. It must be
emphasised, however, that no such submitted publication will be returned to
the candidate. It is regretted that no subsidy can be offered for travel or
for publication of research findings.