Fung Global Fellows Program, a program for visiting scholars administered by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies at Princeton University, is currently accepting applications for the 2014–15 academic year from international scholars working on new, innovative ways to study “Global Diffusion,” the program’s theme for that year. Scholars in the social sciences and humanities at institutions in any region of the world other than the United States who have received t read more »
State Society and Governance in Melanesia Program is offering twelve scholarship awards to graduate students, scholars and researchers from universities, research institutions, NGOs and other professional bodies in the Pacific Islands and Timor Leste, to participate in the
2014 Pacific Research Colloquium. Payment of full travel costs to and from Canberra, plus accommodation and living expenses, will be provided to successful applicants from the Pacific and Timor Leste. read more »
The National Museum of Ethnology calls for proposals for the Dr. Steven Engelsman Grant. The Dr. Steven Engelsman Grant provides financial support to young scientific talent and wants to boost ethnographic research done on our collections. Students of the Master of Museum Studies at Leiden University and Research Associates affiliated to the National Museum of Ethnology, can apply for a Dr. Steven Engelsman Grant. There are six grants in total: two of € 500, two of € 1,000 and two of € 1,500. read more »
The Blumhardt Foundation, Creative New Zealand and The Dowse have collaborated to create the role of Blumhardt Foundation/Creative New Zealand Curatorial Intern. The 2012 intern is Auckland's Ane Tonga. Read the media release. read more »
Beginning this year to celebrate of the 50th Anniversary of the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA), the ADAA and Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) are pleased to announce the creation of the ADAA Foundation Curatorial Awards. read more »
The Getty Research Institute and the Getty Villa invite proposals for the 2013–2014 academic year, “Connecting Seas: Cultural and Artistic Exchange,” residential grants and fellowships. The theme aims to explore how bodies of water have served, and continue to facilitate, a rich and complex interchange in the visual arts from ancient times to the present day. read more »
Header photos (left to right): Performance by Te Pua O Feani, July 21, 2005; Children's Story (Water Dreaming of Two Children), Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, acrylic on composition board, 1972; IL IAMB NAI? POMBRAL MOLGA KUNDUL AL? WHO IS THIS PERSON? BLACK OR WHITE? Performance by Michael Mel, April 28, 2007. Rotator photos (numbers one through four): Fiji Project gathering in front of a Masi Kesa from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge University, Re-presenting Pacific Art. Edited by Karen Stevenson and Virginia-Lee Webb, Australia: Crawford House Publishing, 2010, Dan Taulapapa McMillin, 'O Taulaitu, Acrylic transfer collage and oil paint on canvas, 2012, PAA 11th International Symposium at the University of British Columbia, 2013.