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New funding opportunity: Centennial Awards

Centennial Awards

In 2019 the CBRL celebrates 100 years since the founding of our active research community, initially centring on the BSAJ and now incorporating the BIA, the KI and wider Levantine research areas.

To commemorate the anniversary, the CBRL will be offering a number of Centennial Awards for research or events focusing on the history of British scholarship in the area and early Mandate history, society and politics. 

We will offer small grants of up to £2,000 each, for research or activities undertaken by an individual; and larger awards of up to £5000 each, for group or team-based events.

The deadine for the 2017/18 Centennial Awards is 30 November 2017.

For further information see our Project Awards page.

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Job vacancy: Deputy Director, Kenyon Institute

The Council for British Research in the Levant (CBRL) seeks to appoint a Deputy Director of the Kenyon Institute in East Jerusalem. 

This fixed term post presents a unique opportunity for a post-doctoral researcher to live and work in East Jerusalem; to develop his/her local and international academic networks and skills; and to lay strong foundations for an academic career.

For further details and how to apply please see our job opportunities page.

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New partnership and grant with the Khalidi Library

We are delighted to announce the Kenyon Institute's new grant success and partnership with the Khalidi Library in the Old City of Jerusalem. Entitled: 'Preserving Palestinian Heritage', this 18-month project aims to expand access to the largest private collection of Arabic manuscripts in Jerusalem. Please see the link below for more details about the project and the Khalidi Library. https://www.britishcouncil.org/arts/culture-development/cultural-protection-fund/projects/preserving-palestinian-heritage

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