Tuesday, December 16, 2008

GRANT- Hamad Bin Khalifa Travel Fellowship - Symposium on Islamic Art, Córdoba

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GRANT- Hamad Bin Khalifa Travel Fellowship - Symposium on Islamic Art, Córdoba

Posted by: Marisa A. Brown <mabrown@vcu.edu>

The Hamad Bin Khalifa Travel Fellowship

The Hamad bin Khalifa Travel Fellowship provides financial support to
15 individuals who wish to attend the 3 rd Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa
Symposium on Islamic Art, to be held in Córdoba, Spain, November 2-4,
2009. The fellowships (made possible with funding from Virginia
Commonwealth University School of the Arts, VCUQatar, and the Qatar
Foundation) will cover the cost of round-trip travel to Córdoba as
well as lodging and meals during the Symposium. Fellows will also be
invited to attend special events such as receptions and excursions,
will be awarded a Hamad bin Khalifa Fellowship certificate, and will
receive copies of the proceedings of the 2 nd Biennial Symposium,
Rivers of Paradise: Water in Islamic Art and Culture, held in 2007,
and the 3rd Biennial Symposium, held in Córdoba.

Criteria

The Hamad bin Khalifa fellowships are intended to enable junior and
senior scholars at all levels to attend the Symposium. Preference
will be given to applicants from diverse backgrounds with
long-standing research interests in Islamic art and architecture.
Individuals who have applied previously or have submitted papers in
the past are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested candidates must submit a completed application form online,
available at www.islamicartdoha.org. Completed applications must be
received by February 1, 2009 - any applications received after
February 1, 2009 will not be considered. Only electronic submissions
will be accepted. Applicants will be notified of decisions by May 1, 2009.

For further information, including the Symposium program, please see
our website (www.islamicartdoha.org), or contact Marisa Angell Brown,
Coordinator, Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, mabrown@vcu.edu.


Marisa Angell Brown
Coordinator
Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art
Virginia Commonwealth University
T 804-248-5040


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