Subject area: Social Anthropology or Sociology.

Tenable at: The Queen’s University of Belfast, UK.

The Charles Wallace India Trust and the Queen’s University of Belfast, UK, invite applications for the 2013-2014 Charles Wallace Fellowship from Indian social anthropologists or sociologists with proven records of excellence in both research and international publication.

The Charles Wallace Fellowships are funded by the Charles Wallace India Trust and administered in India by the British Council. They are intended for Indian academic or professional social anthropologists or sociologists in their 30s or early 40s who would benefit from a period of study in a British university whilst contributing to the life and work of the host institution.

Value: The total value of the Fellowship is approximately £5000 (£4000 contributed by the Charles Wallace Trust and £1000 by Queen’s University Belfast) which will cover national and international travel and a monthly stipend of about £1200. The Queen’s University of Belfast will assist with finding residential accommodation. The University will provide office space and computer facilities.

How to apply: There is no application form. Applicants should send an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a letter of application indicating how they would spend the time at Queen’s University. Two samples of published work must also be submitted. Applications should be sent to: Marie George, Anthropology Office, School of History and Anthropology, Queen’s University of Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK.

Selection procedure: The selection is made by Anthropology in consultation with the Trustees’ representative in London who will write to the successful applicant confirming the terms of the Fellowship. This letter can then be used by the Fellow as official support for a visa application. Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests match the following subject areas of the school: ethnic conflict, international borders, environmental anthropology, anthropology of performance, anthropology of art, human rights, emotions, and medical anthropology.

Last date of applying: Applications for 2013-2014 should reach Anthropology by 30 September, 2013. Tel. +44 (0) 28 9097 3876

Further information: Email to Marie George:, Anthropology Website:
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