BGC Fellowship in Islamic Arts and Material Culture

About: A two-year postdoctoral fellowship for an emerging scholar with a broad background in Islamic art, archaeology, and cultural history who teaches one course per semester; one on objects and their contexts, and the other on a subject related to his/her research interests. The Fellow also organizes and chairs a symposium in his/her second year of the fellowship.

The stipend for this two-year position is $40,000 per year, and housing is provided. There is also a travel and research stipend of $1,500 for each of the two years the fellow is in residence. The recipient must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. by September 2016. 

Information about applying: The next application period for the fellowship will be in the fall of 2015.

Current and past fellows include:

Abigail Balbale (Fall 2012 – Summer 2014)
Symposium: Objects and Power: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Medieval Islamic Material Culture, April 11, 2014


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