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June 30, 2017

Baskerville Society Small Grant Scheme 2017

The Baskerville Society has announced the launch of a new small grant scheme. Applications are invited from scholars, independent or affiliated, who are either engaged in research connected to the printer and typefounder John Baskerville (1706–75), or whose work covers printing history or print culture of eighteenth century England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and France.

The scheme will offer grants of up to a maximum of £250 for immediate research needs such as, but not limited to, permissions for images; travelling and subsistence expenses to libraries or archives; costs of attending conferences relevant to your research, especially if you are giving a paper.

Applicant should apply in writing and include the following:

Deadline 30 September 2017.

Notification Grants awarded will be announced in the autumn at the launch of John Baskerville: art and industry in the enlightenment, published by Liverpool University Press.

Applications should be sent by email as a Word document to: Professor Caroline Archer-Parre (caroline.archer@bcu.ac.uk)

Posted by Francis Cave at June 30, 2017 06:18 PM