Friday, 3 July 2009

The Medici Archive Project Fellowship (Florence)


The Medici Archive Project (MAP) is offering a two-year fellowship (15 February 2009 – 15 February 2011) with fifteen months of fulltime document assessment and description for the Documentary Sources database onsite at the Archivio di Stato in Florence and five months of independent research on a topic related to art history and/or history of architecture and the Mediceo del Principato archival corpus (1537-1743), carried out in one 5-month segment in the second year of the fellowship period.

Fellows will have the following qualifications: a completed Ph.D. or the equivalent in art history and/or history of architecture relevant to Early Modern European history and culture; fluency in English and Italian (as well as knowledge of other languages including French and Latin); substantial research experience with original documentary material; the ability to work with computer database programs and commitment to a scholarly career involving archival research.

The fellowship stipend is $40,000 plus an allowance for travel expenses. This fellowship is offered to a United States Citizen or United States Resident. This fellowship is supported by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation and may be extended for a third and final year, pending available funding.

Applications should be submitted electronically to

The application deadline is October 31, 2009.

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