Europeana: Inviting applications for ‘Europeana Research Grants Programme 2018’ to explore the Europeana 1914-1918 Collection and to submit projects that are transnational in scope.

Funding brief: They invite you to explore the Europeana 1914-1918 Collection and to submit projects that are transnational in scope. The collection hosts 400,000 items aggregated from Europeana partner libraries, archives and museums, including over 600 hours of video, alongside 200,000 items of content contributed by individuals both online and during the 200+ collection days. The community collection days, organized by Europeana and other institutions throughout Europe, invited people to share their stories and objects from the First World War, which were then digitized by professional archivists. Applicants are also invited to explore the selection of newspapers from the First World War period in the Europeana platform, which offers over 20,000 openly licensed records.

Theme: The First World War.

Donor Name: Europeana
Funding name: Europeana Research Grants Programme 2018

Deadline: 5th, October, 2018 at 23:59 CET

Funding details link: Click to view

Funding limit: The Research Grants Programme manages the total amount of 25,000 Euros per year. It funds up to three projects, depending on the quality of the applications, with 8,000 Euros on average per project. This amount cannot be increased and will be transferred to the host institution’s bank account.

Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.

Project start date: Not found
Project duration: Not found

Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility: The Research Grants Programme is intended for early career scholars of all nationalities and in any field of the humanities. They must have a particular interest in cultural heritage and take a digital humanities approach. Applicants must hold a PhD, with no more than seven years of experience after the completion of their PhD. With duly justified exceptions, their projects must be hosted by institutions, e.g. a university, a research centre, a library lab or a museum, working in one of the European Union Member States.

This is a condition of the funding from the European Commission within the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme (cfr Regulation (EU) No 1316/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2013 establishing the Connecting Europe Facility, Chapter III, Article 8: ‘Only expenditure incurred in Member States may be eligible, except where the project of common interest involves the territory of one or more third countries and where the action is indispensable to the achievement of the objectives of the project concerned’).

The eligible projects must:
● Focus on the First World War theme.
● Use openly licensed Europeana content, including but not limited to the Europeana 1914-1918 Collection.
● Apply digital tools and digital humanities methods to address their specific research topic.

Important: Projects based at institutions that are Europeana DSI-4 project partners are NOT eligible for this call.

Eligible Country: A non-EU nationality can apply. But your project must be carried on at an institution based in one of the EU member states.

Submission mail: Not found

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How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website (Click to view).

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