Computational Literary Studies Infrastructure (CLS INFRA) is pleased to announce a new funded Fellowship opportunity.
CLS INFRA is a European Commission-funded project which aims to create unified and easy access to a wide range of European and national infrastructures for the Computational Literary Studies community. The overall aim the project is to create unified and easy access to a wide range of European and national infrastructures for the Computational Literary Studies community. This includes: connecting the building of resources and infrastructure, providing training environments and networks, and promoting the theoretical considerations of these resources and infrastructures. A key part of this aim is the provision of Transnational Access Fellowships (TNA) which aims to provides access to a wide range of data, tools and knowledge.
DARIAH ERIC is leading the Transnational Access Fellowship Programme under Work Package 9 of the project and is responsible for the management and oversight of the TNA selection process. Read more on DARIAH’s participation in the CLS INFRA project.
Apply for a TNA Fellowship
The project is now inviting applications for the first call of the TNA Fellowships from interested parties.
Scholars from literary studies or with an interest in Computational Literary Studies methods are invited to apply for a fellowship grant in one of the seven infrastructure providers, namely:
- Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities, Ghent University (Belgium)
- Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies, National University of Ireland Galway (Ireland)
- Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna (Austria)
- Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Institute of the Czech National Corpus, Charles University, Prague (Czech Republic)
- Network for Digital Humanities at the University of Potsdam (Germany)
- Trier Center for Digital Humanities (TCDH) at Trier University (Germany)
- Laboratorio de Innovación en Humanidades Digitales (LINHD), UNED, Madrid (Spain)
Successful applicants will not only obtain free-of-charge physical access to the infrastructure, but in the context of the overall project they will become part of the larger CLS community. By responding to one of these calls, applicants may have the opportunity to:
- Interact with experts;
- Receive advice on ongoing projects;
- Learn how to use the ecosystem of data, tools and standards;
- Assemble new literary corpora;
- Profit from hands-on training and support.
Fellowships grants will cover housing and subsistence costs as well as travel to and from the host institution. The CLS INFRA Fellowships are funded by the European Union under the rules of transnational access.
Calls for fellowship grants will be launched twice a year for a total of six calls. Scholars from the European Union and beyond are eligible to apply. Successful applicants are expected to join the chosen infrastructure for a period of 8 to 12 weeks. However, shorter residencies will be also taken into consideration.
The first call will be open from Monday 1 November 2021 to Monday 6 December 2021.