Author Archives: Robert B. Townsend

Grant of the Week: Robert M. Kingdon Fellowship

Through a generous bequest from Robert M. Kingdon, a distinguished historian of early modern Europe, the Institute offers 1-2 external, academic-year Kingdon Fellowship(s) to scholars outside the University of Wisconsin-Madison working in historical, literary, and philosophical studies of the Judeo-Christian religious tradition and its role in society from antiquity to the present. [ Read more...]

Grant of the Week: Archives Research Fellowships at NYPL

The New York Public Library is offering research fellowships of up to $5,000 to support research projects related to Samuel J. Tilden’s circle of activity in New York and the United States during the 19th century.

Jerry H. Bentley (1949–2012)

We were deeply saddened to learn that Jerry H. Bentley (University of Hawai’i at Manoa), a distinguished scholar and leader in the field of world history and long-time friend of the AHA, passed away on July 15.

Grant of the Week: American Academy in Berlin Residential Fellowships

The American Academy in Berlin invites applications for residential fellowships for 2013–14. Applications may be submitted online or mailed to the Berlin office. The Academy welcomes applications from emerging and established scholars who wish to engage in independent study in Berlin. Past recipients have included historians, economists, poets and novelists, journalists, legal scholars, anthropologists, musicologists, and public policy experts, among others.

Grant of the Week: Research Fellowships Available at Duke in Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible

From the Duke University Center for Jewish Studies: "The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library and the Center for Jewish Studies are pleased to announce the availability of new fellowships to support scholars, students, and independent researchers whose work would benefit from access to the Judaica materials held by the Rubenstein Library, the Duke Divinity School Library, and/or Perkins Library." Read more.