Deadline: 16 November, 2020

Villa I Tatti, in partnership with the German Historical Institute in Rome (Deutsches Historisches Institut in Rom), has announced a call for applications for a Joint Residential Fellowship for the 2021/2022 academic year.

With this fellowship, I Tatti and DHI Rom seek to stimulate and support increased scholarship on cultural exchange with and within the African continent.

The fellowship offers postdoctoral scholars working on African studies (or topics that closely consider Africa) a ten-month position to conduct historical research in Italy supported by two institutes with dynamic academic communities.

Villa I Tatti is the Harvard University Centre for Italian Renaissance Studies.


  • Fellows are given a space to work within the DHI for the duration of their stay
  • Fellows enjoy the use of the DHI library, archive, and collections
  • The stipend is €2,500 per month, plus a monthly supplement of €1,000 to offset rental costs


  • Open to scholars of all nationalities
  • Special consideration will be given to scholars from the African continent
  • Applicants must have their PhD certificates in hand by the time they apply and will be asked to upload a scan of it when submitting their applications
  • Applicants must be fluent in English, Italian, German, or French
  • Each successful candidate must be approved by both institutions

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: US Embassy South Africa


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