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SFHS/WSFH Research Travel Award and the SFHS Marjorie M. and Lancelot L. Farrar Memorial Awards

Submitted by ccarlin on 13 January 2017 - 10:16am

The Society for French Historical Studies offers three research travel awards: the Research Travel Award co-sponsored by the SFHS and the Western Society for French History; and the two MARJORIE M. and LANCELOT L. FARRAR MEMORIAL AWARDS.
 To apply for these awards, please submit the following as email attachments (word or PDF) to the chair of the committee, Nina Kushner (nkushner@clarku.edu):
 
1. Project Proposal: In no more than two pages (single-spaced), the applicant should outline the nature and scope of the project and the archives and libraries to be consulted;
 
2. Current Curriculum Vitae;
 
3. Two confidential letters of recommendation supporting the proposal to the Committee Chair.  Reference letters may be sent electronically; make sure that the scanned copy is signed.  Original letters via snail mail are also accepted.  Please send them to the committee chair, listed below.
***The deadline for these awards is 15 February 2017.***
Note: The Farrar awards previously had an earlier deadline, but it has been extended to 15 February.
The winners will be announced at the annual meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies.  Please direct inquiries to the chair of the committee.
 
 
RESEARCH TRAVEL AWARD
 The Society for French Historical Studies and the Western Society for French History offer an annual award of $2,000 for research conducted outside North America on any aspect of the history of France.  This award is granted to an outstanding American or Canadian scholar who has received the doctorate in history in the five-year period prior to the award (since January 2012 for the 2017 award).  The award must be spent no more than one year after the fellowship is awarded.
 
 
MARJORIE M. and LANCELOT L. FARRAR MEMORIAL AWARDS
The Society for French Historical Studies offers The Farrar Memorial Awards in honor of Marjorie M. Farrar and Lancelot L. Farrar.  Marjorie M. Farrar, esteemed historian of modern France, authored books on the political career of Alexandre Millerand and on the strategy, politics, and diplomacy of the French blockade, 1914-1918.  Lancelot L. Farrar, distinguished historian of modern Europe, published books on the foreign and domestic policies of Germany and other European nations during World War I.  The generous donations of the Farrars' family, friends, and colleagues make possible two awards of $5000 each for doctoral students in French history at North American universities to support work on outstanding dissertations projects in progress.  In selecting the winner of ONE of the TWO awards, the awards committee will give strong preference to studies that relate French history to that of another European country or part of the world.
 
 
Committee Members:
 
Nina Kushner, CHAIR
Department of History
Clark University
950 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01610
nkushner@clarku.edu  
 
Stéphane Gerson
Department of French
New York University
19 University Place, 625 
New York, New York (US) 10003
stephane.gerson@nyu.edu
 
Jeffrey Burson
Department of History
Georgia Southern University
PO Box 8054
Statesboro, GA 30460-8054
jburson@georgiasouthern.edu

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