Tuesday, August 27, 2013

A Research Grant for GW Law's Special Collections

[We have the following announcement.]

GW Law is pleased to invite applications for the Richard & Diane Cummins Legal History Research Grant for 2014.

The Cummins Grant provides a stipend of $10,000 to support short-term historical research using Special Collections at GW’s Jacob Burns Law Library, which is noted for its continental historical legal collections, especially its French Collection.  Special Collections also is distinguished by its holdings in Roman and canon law, church-state relations, international law, and its many incunabula.  The grant is awarded to one doctoral, LL.M. or S.J.D. candidate; postdoctoral researcher; faculty member; or independent scholar.  The successful candidate may come from a variety of disciplines, including, but not limited to, law, history, religion, philosophy, or bibliography.

The deadline for applications is October 15, 2013.

Information about the Cummins Grant is here.  Information about Special Collections at the Jacob Burns Law Library is here.

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