AHRC Seeking Applications for Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development in Jordan

AHRC Seeking Applications for Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development in Jordan


AHRC: Seeking Applications for ‘Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development in Jordan’ Program

Applicants are invited to apply for the program entitled “Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development in Jordan” which is developed by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the UK (AHRC) with support from the Department of Antiquities of Jordan and in partnership with the Jordanian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

This Newton-Khalidi funding call is for collaborative UK-Jordan research projects exploring the role of cultural heritage in delivering sustainable economic growth and social welfare in Jordan.

funding call aims to bring together academic experts and wider partners from both the UK and Jordan. By supporting collaborative UK-Jordan research projects, it will explore Jordanian cultural heritage, and the role it can play in sustainable development and improving the economic and social welfare of people in Jordan.

Research Themes

  • Re-writing the History of Jordan through script analysis, historical documents and archaeological discoveries
  • Digitisation and the use of technology in the interpretation, presentation and restoration of cultural heritage
  • Cultural heritage and sustainable growth
    Museums and community engagement

    Funding Information

    Funding of up to £250,000 (full economic cost) on the UK side, plus matched resource from Jordanian partners, is available for projects of 24-36 months duration.

    Eligibility Criteria

  • Participation at the scoping workshop is not required in order to apply.
  • Proposals must be
    collaborative, involving researchers from both the UK and Jordan.
  • A Principal Investigator (PI) must be named in both the UK and Jordan for each project and it is expected that projects will involve a wider research team including, for example, co-investigators, research assistants, creative/cultural practitioners and/or non-academic project partners from the heritage / cultural sector (e.g. from museums, archives, NGOs, community groups) in both countries as appropriate to the proposal.
  • Whilst the team structure and staffing arrangements should be appropriate to the research involved, this should reflect a balanced amount of research effort in both the UK and Jordan.
  • Applications must address at least one of the thematic areas listed above.

    How to Apply

  • Applicants should submit their applications online through the Je-S system via given website.
  • For more information, please visit Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development.
  • For more information and scholarships ,fellowships or Internships application details, see; AHRC Seeking Applications for Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development in Jordan - Apply by 8th November 2018

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