ACLS Humanities Program in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine
Awarded by American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
To sustain individuals doing exemplary work, so as to assure continued future leadership in the humanities.
In 2007, with the help of the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the American Council of Learned Societies, the International Association for the Humanities (IAH) was founded as an independent association of humanities scholars primarily in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine to help represent the post-Soviet region in the international scholarly community. Starting in the academic year 2010-11, IAH organizes a competition for short-term grants in the humanities. For further details and currect competition application form, see the IAH website.
Applicants should be involved in studies related to performing arts, ethnographic and cultural studies, gender studies, philosophy or religious studies. ACLS organizes annual regional meetings for advisers and grant recipients.
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is a private non-profit federation of 68 national scholarly organizations. The mission of the ACLS, as set forth in its Constitution is the advancement of humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the humanities and the social sciences and the maintenance and strengthening of relations among the national societies devoted to such studies.