Call for applications – Journal of Pacific History COVID-19 grants

Journal of Pacific History Inc. is offering two grants in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic to help support early career, unemployed, or casually employed Pacific historians to prepare articles for submission to the Journal of Pacific History

Call for applications – Journal of Pacific History COVID-19 grants

15 July 2020

The Journal of Pacific History Inc. invites qualified persons to apply for either of the two following categories of grants. The grants are offered in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic to help support early career, unemployed, or casually employed Pacific historians to prepare articles for submission to the Journal of Pacific History.

See https://www.tandfonline.com/loi/cjph for the journal’s Aims and scope, Journal information, and Instructions for authors.

Category One Grant – AU$4,000 x 2

Any unemployed or casually employed scholar who has completed a PhD since 2015 in a field relevant to Pacific history can apply for a grant of AU$4,000 to prepare a journal article on a topic of relevance to the Journal of Pacific History. Successful applicants will receive AU$500 upfront, AU$2,000 on submission of a manuscript through the Journal of Pacific History Taylor & Francis web portal before 31 July 2021, and AU$1,500 on acceptance of the article by the Journal of Pacific History.

Category Two Grant – AU$6,000 x 1

Any unemployed or casually employed scholar of Pacific history with a PhD can apply for a grant of AU$6,000 to prepare a joint article, co-authored with a Pacific Islander, on a topic of relevance to the Journal of Pacific History. For the purposes of this grant, ‘Pacific Islander’ comprises persons from the independent island Pacific, Papua New Guinea, and Papua and West Papua Provinces. The grant is to be shared equally between the successful authors, who will receive AU$2,000 upfront, AU$3,000 on submission of a manuscript through the Journal of Pacific History Taylor & Francis web portal before 31 July 2021, and AU$1,000 on acceptance of the article by the Journal of Pacific History.

It may be possible to republish the article subsequently in translation to a relevant Pacific language.

Application process

Candidates should submit a recent CV, letters of support from two referees, and a proposal of up to 1,000 words by 30 September 2020 to the Secretary of JPH Inc (bronwen.douglas@anu.edu.au). Applications should include the following:

Abstract: 200 words
Outline: rationale of the topic and a brief historiography
Timeline: to submission via the JPH online portal

Applications will be assessed by a sub-committee of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Pacific History. A mentor may be appointed to assist successful applicants in either or both categories.

Helen Gardner
Chair, JPH Inc.

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