Paul Mellon Centre Rome Fellowship, 2022–23

Posted in fellowships by Editor on April 17, 2022

From the Paul Mellon Centre:

Paul Mellon Centre Rome Fellowship
The British School at Rome, three months between September 2022 and July 2023

Applications due by 29 April 2022

The Rome Fellowship offers one individual the opportunity to research in Rome for three months, whilst being hosted by the British School at Rome (BSR). Whilst based at the BSR the Fellow will have access to their have a specialist library with c. 110,000 volumes, their rich collection of maps and rare prints, as well as the photographic archive which includes prints and negatives of rare and unique collections.

The Fellowship provides residential accommodation and meals at the BSR, which hosts some 35 individuals at any one time, from academics and fine artists who have all won awards to spend an extended period in Rome. There is a big sense of community at the BSR with fellows and residents encouraged to take part in the vibrant life, from communal dining to events. A recent Rome Fellow said that his time in Rome was enhanced by the “the extraordinary intellectual, creative, and supporting environment of the BSR.”

To be eligible to apply for the Rome Fellowship you must be an individual who is working on a topic British-Italian art or architectural history and who requires dedicated time in Rome to visit collections, libraries, archives, or historic sites. The scope is relatively wide, please contact the Fellowships & Grants Manager with any questions regarding topic eligibility.

The individual needs to be able to take up the Fellowship for three months between September 2022 – July 2023 and applications are open to scholars, researchers, curators, archivists and GLAM professionals from any country but who must be willing to engage with the Italian language (lessons will be included if needed). Alongside receiving free accommodation and meals, there will be an honorarium awarded to the individual.

Applications are now open and will close at midnight on 29 April. References are due by Thursday, 5 May. The successful applicant will be notified by the end of May.

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