Scholarships

Eyes on music: Projects on visual ethnomusicology

Call for applications for a research scholarship in memory of Diego Carpitella for the creation of an audiovisual product of ethnomusicological interest

 

As part of Eyes on music: Projects on visual ethnomusicology, the Intercultural Institute of Comparative Music Studies (IISMC) is offering a research scholarship dedicated to the memory of Diego Carpitella for the creation of an audiovisual product of ethnomusicological interest.
Italian or foreign researchers with experience in the field of visual ethnomusicology will be admitted for selection, preferably if under 40 at the application deadline, by presenting a new original project for the production of an audiovisual product for which they must hold exclusive rights.

The scholarship amounts to € 5,000.00 (pre-tax).

 

To participate in the selection, candidates must send the appropriate application form, having completed every section and with all the required attachments, to the IISMC secretary’s office (email to: musica.comparata@cini.it) no later than 16 April 2019.

 


 

Eyes on music: Projects on visual ethnomusicology

Workshop on audiovisual production in ethnomusicology: planning and editing call for applications for 10 scholarships addressed to ethnomusicologists or anthropologists

 

Teachers: Marco Lutzu and Simone Tarsitani

 

The Intercultural Institute of Comparative Music Studies, in collaboration with Durham University’s Department of Music, LABIMUS – Laboratorio Interdisciplinare sulla Musica dell’Università degli Studi di Cagliari, and ARCHiVE – Analisi e Archiviazione del Patrimonio Culturale in Venezia, is offering 10 scholarships to ethnomusicologists or anthropologists interested in making films for the purposes of documenting and analyzing musical traditions.

 

To be held at the Fondazione Cini from 17 to 21 June 2019, the workshop on the audiovisual production in ethnomusicology (in particular focusing on the planning and editing topics) will deal with the technical and logistic aspects of audio and video recordings in the light of the most common requirements for scholarly research. During the five days, sessions of theoretical teaching will be alternated with practical exercises involving recording sounds and images. Participants will be able to try out directly the basics of the course by working on the audiovisual material recorded in 2018, in occasion of the visit by Indian singer Sunanda Sharma (backstage, interviews live recording).

 

Application deadline: April 16, 2019


 

3-month “Benno Geiger” scholarship for studies on literary archives

 

The Fondazione Giorgio Cini offers 1 residential scholarship to PhDs and post-doc students who must not be over 40 years old on August 30, 2019. The scholarship enables 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 scholarship is 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 August 2019

Info: centrobranca@cini.it


 

Fondazione Giorgio Cini – Renaissance Society of America 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.

 

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.

 

Info: The RSA-Kress Patricia H. Labalme Grant