Student and Junior Scholar Travel Grants / Strasbourg, France


We are pleased to launch a call for applications for Student and Junior Scholar travel grants to the upcoming conference :

“The healthy self as body capital. Individuals, market-based societies and body politics in visual twentieth century Europe” to be held 23-25 February 2017 in Strasbourg, France.

The travel grants are intended to encourage the attendance of students and junior scholars to the opening conference of the ERC Advanced Grant “BodyCapital”. The candidates will be invited to extend the conference with a workshop on 27 February 2017.

Candidates should hold a masters? or doctorate degree in history, history of science, history of medicine, history of film, visual studies, film studies or related field. Please send a CV (with publication list) and a cover letter stating your interest in the ERC BodyCapital project and in attending the conference to [email protected].

Deadline for applications is 30 November 2016.

Confirmed speakers of the conference thus far include:

Luc Berlivet
Virginia Berridge
Timothy Boon
Scott Curtis
Zoe Druick
Mike Esbester
Jean-Paul Gaudillière
Oliver Gaycken
Vinzenz Hediger
Karen Lury
Kirsten Ostherr
Olaf Stieglitz
Jakob Tanner

Please find attached the call for applications. For details on the ERC BodyCapital project or for further information on this CfA, contact [email protected] or [email protected].