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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

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: 30 May 2022

For more information and instructions please read the call:

Travel Grants, Field Work and Conference/Workshop Participation

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 2022.

Application deadline: 30 May 2022

For more information and instructions please read the call:

Research Initiation

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 2022-23.

Application deadline: 30 May 2022

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: 19 April 2022

For more information and instructions please read the call:

 Call for Project Proposals MECW 2022.pdf

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