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    Schwarz Fellowship for Research on Music

    Close up of a traditonal string music instrument that looks like an oud. It is pictured string-less

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    07.01 — 30.04.2021
    Athens, Greece

    The funding of two fellowships announced by the Schwarz Foundation in 2021. These fellowships are for recent PhD graduates who are at an early stage of their career and wish to conduct research on a theme related to the collections of the Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

    The Schwarz Fellowship for Research on Music supports research on music that focuses on cultural interactions in the Mediterranean world broadly defined. The fellowship aims to promote the study of interactions among Western European, Byzantine, Islamic and Jewish cultures from the medieval to the modern period. Read more and apply by clicking here.

    Eligible fields of Study: Musical composition; Music conducting; History of Music; Musicology; and related fields. Fellows will be expected to conduct a program of original research on a theme related to the collections of the Gennadius Library.

    Gennadius Library

    The Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens is a leading research center for the study of the culture and civilization of Greece. With more than 145.000 rare books, archives, manuscripts, and research materials, the collections shed light on all periods of Greek history. Through public lectures, seminars, symposia, exhibitions, and publications, the Library aims to reach a broader public in order to highlight the importance of Greek culture in the formation of western civilization. Every year, since 2015 and in collaboration with the Schwarz Foundation, the Gennadius Library hosts concerts of the Curtis Institute of Music and since 2021 it also hosts two Schwarz Fellowships for Research on Music and Urban Architecture.

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