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Annual Research Plan

Aid Zenobia Camprubí

Aid “Zenobia Camprubí” for Studies on Spaniards in the United States 1880-1940.

Instituto Franklin of the University of Alcalá and Fundación General de la Universidad of Alcalá (FGUAH) funds the initiation in research training of postgraduate students in the field of North American Studies within the project “The Spanish migration in the United States 1880-1940” in collaboration with the Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics in the Autonomous University of Barcelona, approved within the 8th plan Innova USA 2018-2020 of the Instituto Franklin-UAH.

Characteristics

  1. To promote the initiation and basic training in scientific research, bibliographical work, data bases elaboration and management of those university graduates, or with similar university qualifications, which meet the established requirements in the call.
  2. Collaboration with the project “The Spanish migration in the United States 1880-1940”. The project is a collaboration between the Instituto Franklin-UAH and the Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. It focuses on the study of Spanish emigration in the United States throughout the last 19th century decades and the first 20th century ones within the Plan Innova USA 7th (2018-2020).
  3. To promote the creation of a scientific community in the field of North American Studies and the possible linkage of researchers in training as researchers of the Instituto Franklin-UAH.

Conditions

Research aid is for 10 months

The awardee will be assigned a workplace in the research room of the Instituto Franklin-UAH. The awardee will agree on a work plan according to the researchers of the Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics at the Autonomous University of Barcelona in which the research actions and work hours in the Instituto will be specified.

The awardee will have to work during the first month of the awarding at the Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics at the Autonomous University of Barcelona where he/she will be initiated in the project “The Spanish migration in the United States 1880-1940” whose main aim is the study of Spanish migration in the United States between 1880 and 1940 by the exploitation of micro data of the censuses from the U.S. conducted between these two dates. The CED will assign him/her a place of work and train him/her in the exploitation of the databases necessary for the project.

The job of the awardee will be dedicated to the bibliographical research about Spaniards in the United States 1880-1940.

 

Call 2019: Open

Deadline for applications: May 29th to June 26th, 2019

Selection process:

The Joint Committee of the Instituto Franklin-UAH and the Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, in agreement with the applicant and the justified capacities will elaborate a work calendar for the year of duration of the aid.

The provisional resolution will be published on the Fundación General de la Universidad website.

Download call 2019: WEB Fundación General de la Universidad de Alcalá.

 

Contact:

Research Coordinator, Carlos Herrero Martínez: carlos.herrero@institutofranklin.net

 

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