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CMES Calls

The Centre for Advanced Middle Eastern Studies supports and coordinates research projects with high scientific potential through the Strategic Research Area (SRA): Middle East in the Contemporary World (MECW). Researchers at Lund University are invited to apply to the following calls:

There are no open calls at this time.


CMES Writing Retreats (Spring 2024)

CMES supports writing retreats on Middle East research with the aim to finalise an article, book chapter, edited volume or a book for publication in peer-reviewed outlets. CMES offers office space and modern research facilities in a stimulating work environment on historic premises. Administrative, practical and technical support is available on site. Applications for the writing retreats are open to individual researchers that hold doctoral degrees and are employed at Lund University. 

Deadline: 15 November 2023

For more information and instructions please read the call:


Research Initiation (Academic Year 2023-2024)

CMES provides seed money for research initiation and preparation of applications for national and international research calls. The aim is to facilitate initial scholarly work and collaboration on the Middle East at the CMES to prepare project applications. Applications are open to employees at Lund University. Grant period: Autumn-Spring 2023-24.

Application deadline: 31 August 2023

For more information and instructions please read the call:


CMES Workshop Proposals (Academic Year 2023-2024)

The Centre for Advanced Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) supports and coordinates workshops and higher public research seminars with high scientific potential through the Strategic Research Area (SRA): Middle East in the Contemporary World (MECW). CMES funds 1-2 new workshop per year and encourages interdisciplinary collaboration between researchers from different disciplines within Lund University. Workshop proposals should be focused on novel interdisciplinary research questions related to the MECW research program. 

Deadline: 31 May 2023

For more information and instructions please read the call:


Travel Grants for Field Work and Conference/Workshop Participation (Autumn 2023)

CMES provides travel grants for conducting field work in the Middle East and conference/workshop participation with paper presentations focused on Middle East research. Applications are open to employees at Lund University. Grant period: autumn 2023.

Application deadline: 31 May 2023

For more information and instructions please read the call:


Research Project Proposals

CMES supports three-year-research projects with high scientific potential through the Strategic Research Area (SRA) Middle East in the Contemporary World (MECW). CMES funds one new project annually and encourages collaboration between scholars from different disciplines at Lund University to conduct interdisciplinary research on the Middle East.

Deadline: 28 April 2023

For more information and instructions please read the call:


 

Contact

Karin Aggestam, CMES director, MECW coordinator
Karin [dot] aggestam [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se
+46-46 222 49 23
 
Ronny Berndtsson, dep CMES director, dep MECW coordinator
Ronny [dot] berndtsson [at] tvrl [dot] lth [dot] se
+46-46 222 89 86
 
Applications should be sent to
ansokan [at] cme [dot] lu [dot] se