The Moore Institute Visiting Fellowship (2011-2012) at the National University of Ireland, Galway,Â is offering an opportunity to apply, closing date is 1st March 2011. These fellowships may be held in any field of the Humanities and Social Sciences, can be academic or practice related, and are offered in association with the James Hardiman Library.Â Fellowship terms can last from one week to one semester.
The Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies will host fellows during their tenure. Its work is supported by the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the Marie Curie scheme, the Irish Research Council in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Programme for Research in Third Level Institutions.Â For a list of people, events, and current projects visit here.
The James Hardiman Library has significant archives, including the papers of the Druid Theatre, Lyric Theatre, An Taibhdhearc (the Irish language
national theatre), John McGahern, Thomas Kilroy and Joe Burke, as well as two major collections dealing with the recent â€˜Troubles’, principally the papers of RuairÃ Ã“ BrÃ¡daigh and Brendan Duddy.
The Library possesses substantial printed and electronic resources. The University’s longstanding commitment to the Irish language provides further opportunities for engagingÂ with the Connemara Gaeltacht. Visiting fellows will have access to all the major repositories on the island of Ireland.Details on terms, condition, and how to apply for a Moore Institute Visiting Fellowship are available here.
The Moore Institute Visiting Fellowships are supported by the Galway University Foundation,the James Hardiman Library,the Office of the Vice
President for Research, and the College of Arts,Social Sciences and Celtic Studies.