Upcoming SHERA Deadlines—15 October 2022

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SHERA Publication Grant—Deadline Oct. 15, 2022

The SHERA Publication Grant supports the realization of publications of the highest scholarly and intellectual quality in the field of Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian art and architecture. The grant is intended to offset the substantial production expenses associated with the publication of an art-historical monograph, edited volume, or exhibition catalogue. Book projects must have been accepted by a publisher in order to be considered. Funds may be directed toward production costs (such as image rights, image reproductions, subventions, indexing, keeping down the final cost of the book). The grant does not fund research, writing, or editorial labor. Projects that are financially self-supporting are not eligible. Applicants do not need to be SHERA members to apply, but the recipient must join in order to accept the award. Applications should include a project description, author’s CV, letter of intent to publish and readers’ reports from the publisher, and a budget detailing the expenses to which the grant will be applied, as well as other sources of funding available for the project. The grant is made possible by a generous gift from an anonymous donor. Send applications to shera.artarchitecture@gmail.com by October 15, 2022.
SHERA Emerging Scholar Prize—Deadline Oct. 15, 2022

The SHERA Emerging Scholar Prize aims to recognize and encourage original and innovative scholarship in the field of East European, Eurasian, and Russian art and architectural history. Applicants must have published an English-language article in a scholarly print or online journal, or museum print or online publication within the twelve-month period preceding the application deadline. Additionally, applicants are required to have received their PhD within the last 5 years and be a member of SHERA in good standing at the time that the application is submitted. The winner will be awarded $500 and republication (where copyright allows) or citation of the article on H-SHERA. Please send a cover letter summarizing the context and significance of the essay, the essay, and a CV to shera.artarchitecture@gmail.com by October 15, 2022.

SHERA Travel Grant For 2023 CAA Conference—Deadline Oct. 15, 2022

Thanks to a generous donation from an anonymous donor, the Society is pleased to announce the SHERA Graduate Student / Early Career Scholar Travel Grant of up to $1,000 to one member presenting a paper at the In-Person CAA Annual Conference in New York from February 15 to 18, 2023.

Applications will be evaluated based on the academic merit of the paper and financial need. SHERA is especially committed to subsidizing a graduate student, independent or early career scholar who is attending the conference for the first time and presenting a paper, and who has no local institutional resources for travel support. Eligible independent scholars are those SHERA members who have been awarded the Ph.D. within the previous five years. For the CAA 2023 grant, applications are limited to those who have received the Ph.D. no earlier than 2017.

Applicants must be SHERA members in good standing and must submit:

1. the title and a brief description of their accepted paper (no more than 250 words);
2. a brief CV (no more than two pages);
3. the names of the chair(s) and the title of the panel in which the applicant is participating;
4. and, a brief statement demonstrating need.

For more information on membership or to become a member, see http://shera-art.org/membership/join-shera.php

Within two months after the conference, the recipient is required to submit to the SHERA Board a brief report outlining how participation in the conference furthered the development of their research. If the recipient has to withdraw from the conference for any reason, all funds must be returned to SHERA no later than the opening day of the conference.

All application materials must be submitted in one .pdf file to shera.artarchitecture@gmail.com by October 15, 2022.