HERA JRP “Cultural Encounters”: Outcome of the first phase of selection

The HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area) Network announced a new Joint Research Programme (JRP) on Cultural Encounters (CE) in February 2012.  The research programme will fund new and exciting humanities-centred projects on Cultural Encounters involving researchers from three or more participating countries. The potential focus areas include:

·        cultural encounters over time and space

·        social and political dimensions of cultural encounters

·        practices of translation, interpretation and mediatisation, in relation to cultural encounters

Following the Call for Outline Proposals, the international HERA JRP Cultural Encounters Review Panel met on 21-22 June 2012 in Brussels to evaluate the Outline Proposals received.  Out of the 593 submitted proposals, 89 proposals were shortlisted by the Review Panel for the Full Proposal phase. At the end of the selection process, approximately 16-18 projects will be funded.

Full Proposals must be submitted online by the deadline of 11 October 2012, 14:00 Central European Time/13:00 Greenwich Mean Time.