• Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory

    Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory

    Literature, Arts and History in the Work of Niki Marangou

    Conference

    9.30 - 19.30 Saturday 23 September 2017

    at the British School at Athens, Souedias 52, 106 76 Athens

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  • Newsletter June 2017

    Newsletter June 2017

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  • NEXT AT THE BSA

    NEXT AT THE BSA

    Conference

    Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory. Literature, Arts and History in the Work of Niki Marangou

    23 September 2017

    British School at Athens, Upper House

    Starts at 7:00 pm

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The British Academy has launched a new, competitive research funding call, the Cities & Infrastructure Programme, as part of the Global Challenges Research Fund.

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries through:​

  • challenge-led disciplinary and interdisciplinary research,
  • strengthening capacity for research and innovation within both the UK and developing countries,
  • providing an agile response to emergencies where there is an urgent research need.

The call invites proposals from UK-based researchers across all academic disciplines within the social sciences, the humanities, engineering, medical and natural sciences, to develop and lead interdisciplinary, problem-focused research projects that address the challenge of creating and maintaining sustainable and resilient cities in developing countries, recognising the need to interweave mitigation and adaptation. The Cities & Infrastructure Programme will fund research projects geared towards producing the evidence that will inform policies and interventions aimed at improving people's lives in fragile or conflict-affected states or in developing countries.

Application Process

Applications must be submitted online using the British Academy's electronic Grant Application and Processing (eGAP) system.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Institution Approval Deadline: Thursday, 15 June

Decisions Available: August 2017

Award Start: September 2017

Award Amount: £300,000

Award Duration: 16 months 

 

Contact Details

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 020 7969 5220 for further information.

 

Events

  • 23 September 2017
    Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory. Literature, Arts and History in the Work of Niki Marangou
  • 09 October 2017
    Dr Kostas Paschalidis (National Archaeological Museum), "Το Μυκηναϊκό Νεκροταφείο του Κλάους Πατρών. Τα κατάλοιπα ενός λαμπρού κόσμου στο τέλος εποχής"
  • 13 November 2017
    Professor Angela Hobbs (University of Sheffield), "Democracy, Demagoguery and Plato"