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Vittore Branca Center
Scholarships

3 AND 6 MONTHS VITTORE BRANCA CENTER SCHOLARSHIPS ANNOUNCEMENT

The Fondazione Giorgio Cini offers three and six months scholarships 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: 31 January 2015

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR A 6 MONTHS SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE STUDY OF 20TH CENTURY GLASS MAKING IN VENICE

Thanks to the contribution of Pentagram Stiftung, the Fondazione Giorgio Cini offers 1 residential scholarship worth 12,500 euros for the purpose of studying 20th-century glass-making in Venice. Part of the Stanze del Vetro project, the scholarship will be awarded to an Italian or foreign PhD student,to be usedin completing a thesis, or to an Italian or foreign post-doctorate scholar wishing to spend six months doing research at the Glass Study Center in the Institute of Art History in the period April–December 2015.

Application deadline: 31 January 2015

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THREE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDIES ON “BENNO GEIGER” ARCHIVE AND OTHER LITERARY ARCHIVES

The Giorgio Cini Foundation offers three scholarships for studies focused on the Benno Geiger Archive, which is preserved and developed on the Island of San Giorgio, as well as on other literary archives held by the Foundation. The scholarships are in accordance with Elsa Geiger Ariè’s will and are associated with the “Premio letterario Benno per la traduzione poetica”, an annual poetry translation prize, set up to commemorate her father.

Application deadline: 30 June 2015

THE OLIVO AND VILMA ANDREAZZA SCHOLARSHIP FOR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN OF  ITALIAN EMIGRANTS

In memory of Olivo and Vilma Andreazza, the Fondazione Giorgio Cini has created a six-month residential scholarship worth 12,500 euros 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.

Application deadline: 31 January 2015

SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTBÎRÛN. OTTOMAN MUSIC SEMINARSThe maftirîm and the works of Sephardi Jews in Ottoman classical music – Director: Kudsi Erguner

To attend the next issue of Bîrûn. Ottoman Music Seminars in April 2015, focused on The maftirîm and the works of Sephardi Jews in Ottoman classical music, the Fondazione Giorgio Cini is offering six scholarships for: male voice,  ney (flute), ‘ûd (short-necked lute), tanbûr (long-necked lute), kanûn (plucked box zither), kemençe (bowed box-shaped lute) or yayli tanbûr (bowed long-necked lute) and percussions – def or bender (frame drums), zarb (goblet drum)and kudûm (drums). The scholarship will cover: registration fees, accommodation (in the Vittore Branca Center Residence), lunches (no dinners) and travelling expenses (up to 400 euros in economy class).

Application deadline: 15 January 2015

SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT TO ATTEND THE 2015 EGIDA SARTORI AND LAURA ALVINI EARLY MUSIC SEMINARSMatteo da Perugia and Milanese Gothics (1390-1425) – Director: Pedro Memelsdorff

This coming year Seminar will focus on the secular music of Matteo da Perugia (fl. 1400-1425): the Fondazione Giorgio Cini offers scholarship to one or two professional or semi-professional vocal or mixed vocal-instrumental trios specialised in late mediaeval repertoires. They cover the seminar fees, board and lodging (at the Residence of the Vittore Branca International Centre), and travelling (in economy class up to €700).

Application Deadline: 1 February 2015

FONDAZIONE GIORGIO CINI – RENAISSANCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA RESEARCH GRANT / 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.

Application deadline: 1 December 2014

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.

Application deadline: 1 December 2014

Info: The RSA-Kress Patricia H. Labalme Grant