Oproep: The Rijksmuseum Research Fellowship Programme

RijksmuseumHet Rijksmuseum lanceerde recentelijk een oproep voor The Rijksmuseum Research Fellowship Programme. Met dit initiatief wil het Rijksmuseum jonge onderzoekers de kans geven in contact te komen met de Nederlandse kunstgeschiedenis én met de collectie en expertise van het museum. De volledig oproep vindt u hieronder:

The Rijksmuseum operates a research fellowship programme for outstanding candidates working on the art and history of the Low Countries whose principal concern is object-based research.

The aim of the Rijksmuseum Research Fellowship Programme is to train a new generation of museum professionals: inquisitive object-based specialists who will further develop understanding of Netherlandish art and history for the future. The focus of research should relate to the Rijksmuseum’s collection, and may encompass any of its varied holdings, including Netherlandish paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, prints, drawings, photography and historical artefacts. The purpose of the programme is to enable doctoral candidates to base part of their research at the Rijksmuseum and to encourage the understanding of Netherlandish art and history by offering students and scholars access to the museum’s collections, library, conservation laboratories and curatorial expertise. Partnership and collaboration is at the heart of these fellowships, which provide support for the museum and its research priorities, as well as its academic and non-academic partners.

The closing date for all applications is 15 March 2015, at 6:00 p.m. (Amsterdam time/CET). Selection will take place in April 2015. Applicants will be notified by 1 May 2015. All fellowships will start in September 2015.

Further information and application forms are available at www.rijksmuseum.nl/fellowships.