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Doctoral Fellowship: Indian Ocean World, McGill University

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  • S. Kalyanaraman
    October 29, 2011 Doctoral Fellowship: Indian Ocean World, McGill University From: Brendan Gillon McGill University s Indian Ocean
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 29 4:32 AM
      October 29, 2011

      Doctoral Fellowship: Indian Ocean World, McGill University

      From: Brendan Gillon <brendan.gillon@...>

      McGill University's Indian Ocean World Centre (http://www.indianoceanworldcentre.com/) invites applications for a doctoral fellowship for the study of the transmission of ideas either within the Indian Ocean World (i.e., any region(s) from Africa to the Middle East to South and Southeast Asia to China) or between the Indian Ocean World and other cultures, such as Arabic or Chinese. Among the possible subjects of investigation are: logic and debate, grammar, mathematics and astronomy.

      The successful candidate is expected to have a good reading knowledge of one or more of the relevant languages. 

      Interested applicants should send Prof. Brendan Gillon (brendan.gillon@...) a two-page outline of a project proposal and a CV.

      The proposal must make clear how it fits with project and the subjects of investigation listed above. The successful candidate's department of affiliation will depend on his or her project and background. Possible departments of affiliation are: the Department of Philosophy www.mcgill.ca/philosophy/), the Institute for Islamic Studies (www.mcgill.ca/islamicstudies/), the Department of East Asian Studies (http://www.mcgill.ca/eas/and the Department of History (www.mcgill.ca/history/). The successful applicant must meet the criteria for admission to the relevant department and complete its degree requirements, but will be working under the partial or complete supervision of Prof. Gillon.

      The deadline for application is January 15th, 2012 and the fellowship will start in the Fall of 2013.

      Contact: Brendan Gillon

      Brendan S. Gillon                email: brendan.gillon@...
      Department of Linguistics
      McGill University                tel.:  001 514 398 4868
      1085, Avenue Docteur-Penfield
      Montreal, Quebec
                      fax.:  001 514 398 7088
      H3A 1A7  CANADA


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