Second scholarship for the study of 20th-century glass-making in Venice

Deadline: 31 January 2016Period of residence: April – December 2016

Call for a second residential scholarship in 2016 for the study of 20th-century glass-making in Venice worth € 12,500 is offered by Fondazione Cini with the support of Pentagram Stiftung

As part of the cultural initiatives of LE STANZE DEL VETRO, the Fondazione Cini, with the support of Pentagram Stiftung, is offering a residential scholarship in 2016 for the purpose of studying the art of 20th-century Venetian glass-making.

A 6-month residential scholarship worth € 12,500 is open to Italian and non- Italian Ph.D. students or post-doctoral fellows who intend to carry out research at the Glass Study Centre in the Institute of Art History from April to December 2016. Candidates should propose a research topic, preferably focusing on the archives and documentation preserved at the Glass Study Centre.

The winner will be hosted at the ‘Vittore Branca’ Residence campus on the Island of San Giorgio, which fosters interdisciplinary exchanges with the scholars and the scientific community of the Fondazione Cini, and offers access to the library and the photo library resources with the supervision of a tutor and participation to all the cultural intiatives promoted by Fondazione Cini.

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  • Seguso Archive, detail 2 - Glass Study Centre, Photo Matteo De Fina, 2015, The Giorgio Cini Foundation