Centre for Theology and Public Issues

Centre for Theology and Public Issues

Fellowships

News | 01.01.2020

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From 2020, CTPI is welcoming applications for two new fellowships for scholars whose work relates to public theology: the IASH-CTPI Duncan Forrester Fellowship for emerging scholars, and the Combe Trust Fellowships for established scholars.

 

IASH-CTPI Duncan Forrester Fellowship

Applications are invited for postdoctoral bursaries from researchers working in any of the research areas of the Centre for Theology and Public Issues (CTPI). The applicant’s project must relate broadly to public theology, in relation to areas such as: peacebuilding and the arts; theology, politics, and migration; theology and environmental ethics; and theology, law and justice.

The fellowship provides:

  • A research visit at the University of Edinburgh for three to ten months
  • Bursary of up to a maximum of £13,000
  • Dedicated office space, University e-mail and library access
  • An allocated University mentor from the Centre for Theology and Public Issues or another area relevant to the Fellows’ research interests
  • Weekly Fellows’ Lunch to build community
  • Collegial work-in-progress seminar series for testing new ideas
  • Calendar of engaging events at the Institute and College
  • Opportunities to participate in and design funded workshops, colloquia, etc. at the Institute

The closing date for applications is 30 April 2020. For more information and to apply, click here.

 

Combe Trust Fellowship

The Combe Trust Fellowship is intended to encourage outstanding interdisciplinary research, international scholarly collaboration, and networking activities of visiting Fellows together with academics in the Centre for Theology and Public Issues (CTPI).  Applications for visits of two to three months are welcomed from senior researchers in the following areas: public theology, religion and religious education, physiology and health, Scots law, peacebuilding, prison reform, psychiatry, psychology and neuroscience, moral philosophy, natural sciences or the arts (e.g. theatre, film, dance, visual arts). Fellows will be expected to work in collaboration with one or more members of academic staff in the CTPI, and to take an active part in both IASH interdisciplinary and CTPI events.

The closing date for applications is 28 February 2020. For more information and to apply, click here.