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Cultural Heritage, Identities & Perspectives

Responding to Changing Societies Joint Call

The Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage and Global Change (JPI CH) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for transnational proposals.

Scholars are invited to submit research proposals on the role of heritage in society from different (inter)national perspectives and value systems. This includes questions such as what role heritage plays in the formation of identities, how institutions can manage heritage in an inclusive manner, and to what extent digitization contributes to meaningful access to heritage. The call aims to support interdisciplinary research that is set up and carried out by transnational consortia within the context of a single project.

The total amount of 6,530,081 euros will be available for researchers.

The countries participating in this call are Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Greece, the Kingdom of The Netherlands, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

Applicants are encouraged to collaborate in a cross-disciplinary manner in order to combine knowledge and expertise from the humanities and social sciences, arts, and the technical and/or physical sciences. Interdisciplinary exchange is necessary to develop innovative research into cultural heritage. Five topics have therefore been selected in the call. Applicants are expressly invited to combine questions from/perspectives on several topics.

The topics are:

  • rethinking the implicit role of cultural heritage in society;
  • perspectives on and constructions of cultural heritage;
  • cultural heritage management approaches: co-creation, connecting communities, and sustainable development goals;
  • innovative and inclusive (digital) access to cultural heritage;
  • impacts of cultural heritage: cultural, economic, user, public and social values.

The deadline for submission of proposals is 22 September 2020, 14:00 CEST.

The most important admissibility criteria of the call are:

  • The maximum duration of the projects is 36 months.
  • All project proposals contain at least three research teams that are eligible for funding from the various countries participating in this call and are part of an institute that is eligible for this funding.
  • A maximum of five teams may participate in each project proposal.
  • At least one stakeholder must be involved as an Associate Partner to strengthen the impact and societal relevance of the project.
  • Applications should satisfy the admissibility criteria for the national research teams in the transnational research consortia and may not exceed the maximum budgets that can be applied for in this regard.
  • All proposals, including compulsory documents, must be submitted in English.
Application date
Duration
Up to 36 months
Country
Europe : Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, France (North-East) (North-West) (Paris Île-de-France) (South-East) (South-West), Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Sweden
Discipline
Humanities : Anthropology & Ethnology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art & Art History, Classical Studies, Digital Humanities, History, Literature, Media Studies
Social sciences : Business and Administrative Sciences, Communication Sciences, Law, Pedagogic & Education Research, Social Anthropology, Sociology
Other : Computer science
Required post-doc experience
Between 0 and 99 years
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