Public Research Fellows in History and Geography at Leventhal Map & Education Center

Students, scholars, and professionals in the field of journalism, history and policy are invited to apply for a fellowship at the Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public. Fellows with demonstrated commitment to historical inquiry are eligible to apply. The deadline is on Monday 12th April 2021.

Students, scholars, and professionals in the field of journalism, history and policy are invited to apply for a fellowship at the Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public.

Fellows with demonstrated commitment to historical inquiry are eligible to apply. The deadline is on Monday 12th April 2021. 

The Leventhal Map & Education Center (LMEC) at the Boston Public Library is a special collections centre with research, educational, and exhibition programmes relating to historical geography.

It is the steward of the Boston Public Library’s map collection, consisting of approximately a quarter million maps, atlases, globes, etc.

Eligible candidates are researchers, students, and faculty members as well as independent scholars in the fields like journalism, design, and policy who can demonstrate a commitment to historical inquiry. 

Successful fellows will receive a stipend of $3,000. They are expected to spend between one and three weeks in residence at the LMEC. During this time, fellows will prepare a report on their ongoing research for publication on the LMEC website. 

The deadline is on Monday 12th April 2021.

 

Main Criteria

  • A statement describing the proposed research project
  • A project plan  
  • A full CV in PDF format
  • Final round applicants will additionally be required to submit a letter of support from a colleague or supervisor. Letters of support will be solicited by the end of April.

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