AHGBI/WISPS Dorothy Sherman Severin Early-Career Research Fellowship in Luso-Hispanic Studies

By Maria Montt Strabucchi • • 21 Feb 2017

The Fellowship is aimed at early-career researchers in Luso-Hispanic Studies (broadly understood) in the UK and Ireland. Applicants should have completed a PhD in Luso-Hispanic Studies during the last three years. The Fellowship provides funds of up to £1250 and access to an academic mentor. The Fellow is expected to offer at least one conference paper based on research undertaken for the Fellowship at the annual conference of either AHGBI or WISPS. Reasonable costs for attending the conference will be met. In order to able be to attend either the AHGBI or the WISPS conference, the Fellow will normally offer the conference paper either during the academic year of the Fellowship, or during the following academic year.

Application deadline for 2017-18: 1 April 2017

Dorothy Sherman Severin 2017-18 Further Information

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The 2016-17 fellowship was awarded to Dr Rebecca Ogden for her project ‘The “digital detox”: mediating development, authenticity and privilege in contemporary Cuban tourism’. Her mentor is Dr Niamh Thornton (University of Liverpool).


Other recipients of the grant have been Dr Abigail Loxham and Dr Katia Chornik (2011-2012).