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Vittore Branca Center
Scholarships

 

“VITTORE BRANCA CENTER” SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY PROJECTS

The Vittore Branca International Center for the Study of Italian Culture offers 9 residential scholarships to PhDs and post-doc students who must not be over 40 years old on 10 March 2018. Each scholarship is worth 3,100 euros (gross sum) and accommodation free of charge for 3 months at the Vittore Branca Center Residence in the period May 2018 – May 2019. The scholarships are offered with the support of Fondazione di Venezia.

The residential scholarships are offered to Italian and international scholars wishing to further their studies of Italian culture – especially that of the Veneto –  with an interdisciplinary approach in one of the following fields: art history, literature, music, drama, early printed books, Venetian history and comparative cultures and spiritualities.

Application deadline: 10 March 2018

SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE STUDY OF 20TH-CENTURY GLASS-MAKING ART IN VENICE

Thanks to the contribution of Pentagram Stiftung, the Fondazione Giorgio Cini offers 1 six-month residential scholarship for the purpose of studying 20th-century glass-making art in Venice. The scholarship is worth 6,200 euros (gross sum) and accommodation free of charge for 6 months at the Vittore Branca Center Residence.

Part of the Stanze del Vetro project, the scholarship will be awarded to an Italian or foreign[1] undergraduate or graduate student (PhD or post-doctorate) wishing to spend six months doing research at the Glass Study Center / Institute of Art History in the period April–December 2018.

Application deadline: February 28, 2018

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“ANDREAZZA” SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ‘SECOND AND THIRD GENERATION’ ITALIANS

In memory of Olivo and Vilma Andreazza, the Fondazione Giorgio Cini has created two 3-month residential scholarships to enable “second and third generation” Italians (i.e. children and grandchildren of Italians who emigrated to work abroad) to come to Italy for a study period at the Vittore Branca International Center for the Study of Italian Culture.

Each scholarship is worth 3,100 euros (gross sum) and 3 month accommodation free of charge in the Vittore Branca Center Residence.

The scholarships is offered to PhD or post-doc scholars interested in studying Italian culture – especially that of the Veneto –  with an interdisciplinary approach in one of the following fields: art history, literature, music, drama, early printed books, Venetian history and comparative cultures and spiritualities.

Application deadline: 10 March 2018

Ottoman Classical Music

Scholarships to participate to 2018 edition of Ottoman Music Seminars Bîrûn: Religious music and songs of the Istanbul Armenians

The Fondazione Giorgio Cini offers 10 scholarships to professional and semi-professional solo singers,‘ûd players, tanbûr players, kanûn players, kemençe players and percussionists to participate to the next edition of Ottoman Music Seminars Bîrûn, directed by Kudsi Erguner that will take place on March 19-24, 2018, on the topic: Religious music and songs of the Istanbul Armenians. The selected Ensemble will be made of 5 singers and 5 expert players of the typical instruments of cultivated Ottoman music. The seminar will end with a public concert of the Ensemble Bîrûn, conducted by Kudsi Erguner, on Saturday 24 March 2018.

Please note: only requests for admission sent in Italian or English will be accepted.

Deadline for presentation of requests: 15 January 2018

Info: birun@cini.it

Fondazione Giorgio Cini – Oxford University /TORCH – Visiting Studentships, Fellowships, and Professorships 

The Fondazione Giorgio Cini is pleased to announce a new series of collaborations with TORCH – The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, generously funded by the John Fell OUP Fund, that will bring students and professors from Oxford to Venice, to pursue research projects at the Cini’s Vittore Branca Center for visiting scholars. This year grant holders are: Harriet Boyd-Bennett (Musicology), Malcolm Bull (Art History), Lisandra Costiner (Renaissance Studies), Luca Zenobi (History of Venice) and Katie Lynn-Gardner (Theatre Studies). 

Info: Oxford University / TORCH

Fondazione Giorgio Cini – Renaissance Society of America / Patricia H. Labalme Grant

In 2011 Fondazione Giorgio Cini and Renaissance Society of America (RSA) established the Patricia H. Labalme Grant, awarding $3,000 to a selected American scholar willing to study Renaissance-related topics in Venice, working at the Vittore Branca Center for one month. This year grant holder is Clement Godbarge, from New York University, who will work on the research topic “The Scepter of Asclepius: Medicine and Politics in Renaissance Mantua 1328-1630.”

Info: The RSA – Patricia H. Labalme Grant

Fondazione Giorgio Cini – Renaissance Society of America – Kress Grant / Patricia H. Labalme Grant

In 2014 Fondazione Giorgio Cini and Renaissance Society of America (RSA), with the generous support of the Kress Foundation, established the RSA-Kress Patricia H. Labalme Grant, awarding $3,000 to a selected American art historian willing to study Renaissance Art-related topics in Venice, working at the Vittore Branca Center for one month. This year grant holder is Lorenzo Buonanno, from Columbia University, who will work on the research topic “Sculpture in Renaissance Venice: Carving in the City of Colorito, c.1460-c.1530.”

Info: The RSA-Kress Patricia H. Labalme Grant