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Grants

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The Ibero-American Institute (IAI) awards ten to twelve grants each year to support a one- to three-month research stay in Berlin. The grants are intended to give scholars the opportunity to use the IAI's vast library holdings and special collections for their research work, to collaborate with the institute's research staff and to establish contact with colleagues in Germany.

All submissions for 2016 had to be focused on the topic "Transregional Knowledge Production and Cultural Transfers in the Americas". 99 applications from 18 countries and numerous disciplines were submitted.

The following scientists have been granted a scholarship for 2016 (Information on the residence times of the scholarship holders in Berlin can be found in the overview Guest Researchers 2016:

Ayala Reyes, Susana (Departamento de Investigaciones Educativas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, México, D.F.): Los títeres como ámbito de construcción, socialización y transmisión de conocimientos socioculturales y lingüísticos: El caso del Teatro Petul en los Altos de Chiapas y sus secuelas

Bruno, Paula Graciela (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Conicet): Articuladores culturales, saberes y prácticas en las relaciones entre Argentina, América Latina y Estados Unidos, 1889-1910

Cáceres, Silvia (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro): Pensar a pós-ditadura: redes intelectuais e pensamento crítico no Cone Sul através das trajetórias e interconexões entre Revista de Crítica Cultural e Punto de Vista (1990 – 1999)

Cano, Daniel (Georgetown University, Washington): Transforming Schools for Progress. Mapuche and Guarani Mission-Schools in Chile and Bolivia, 1900-1950

Carrillo Espinosa, María (El Colegio de San Luis, San Luis Potosí, México): Exilio y transferencias culturales en la literatura latinoamericana del siglo XX

Chávez Díaz, Liliana (University of Cambridge): Based on True Stories: Representing the Self and the Other in Contemporary Latin American Documentary Narratives

Garay Albújar, Andrés (Universidad de Piura, Perú): Origen y transferencia de saberes entre el mundo andino y la investigación europea: la fotografía de Max T. Vargas como fuente de la complejidad geográfica y socio cultural del sur peruano y altiplano boliviano

Hernández Vidal, Nathalia (Loyola University of Chicago): Seeds, Indigenous Knowledge and (De) Colonization in Colombia

Lagos Rojas, Felipe Alejandro (Goldsmiths College, University of London): ”Marxismo Latinoamericano”: producción transcultural de una perspectiva crítica regional

Lanza, Pablo Hernán (Universidad de Buenos Aires): La construcción transnacional del cine argentino y mexicano. Intercambios culturales y relaciones identitarias en el período clásico-industrial

Pedruzzi, Tiago (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre): Martín Fierro cruza a fronteira: estudo das traduções e adaptações ao português do poema nacional argentino

Vallejo, Mauro (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Conicet): Hipnotizadores trashumantes y la circulación regional de saberes y experiencias en América Latina (1890-1917)

Application Documents

Applicants are requested to submit the following documents via email as attachments to the IAI:

  • A completed application form;
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A list of publications (if publications exist);
  • Copies of university transcripts and diplomas conferring academic degrees;
  • A detailed description of the project according to the following framework: 1) Description of the topic as well as the central questions of the investigation; 2) References between your own research project and the topic "Transregional Knowledge Production and Cultural Transfers in the Americas"; 3) Methodical procedure; 4) Current status of the project; 5) Justification for the necessity of carrying out the research at the IAI; 6) Bibliography. The description may not exceed 12 pages (12 point font size, 1.5 spacing).
  • Two letters of recommendation from university teachers, if possible with reference to the submitted project (applies only to graduate students and Ph.D. candidates; doctoral researchers do not have to submit recommendations); the recommendations may be submitted with the other documents, but referees may also sent them directly to the IAI.
  • Applications that do not meet these requirements unfortunately cannot be considered.

Applications and documents can be submitted in German, English, Portuguese and Spanish.

Application Deadline and Topic for 2017

Application deadline for 2017 is 30 September 2016. The topic for 2017 will be announced in June 2016.

Contact

Scientific Director
Dr. Peter Birle



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