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Reconstructed globe from James Ford Bell Museum

Call for Applications: Spring 2021 CSPW Dissertation Workshop Fellowship

In spring 2021, the Consortium for the Study of the Premodern World (CSPW) will provide funding for five to six graduate students beginning their dissertation research to participate in the CSPW Dissertation Fellowship Program. The goal of the weekly workshop is to help doctoral students early in their dissertation projects think about their work in comparative, premodern, global, and interdisciplinary ways. This is not a credit-bearing course.
A section of Le Grande Atlas showing a castle, an Indian elephant, and a man's head

We Need New Categories

CLA's collaborative explorations of the premodern era are so impressive that the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced a grant of more than $600,000 to create the initial structures for a newly integrated Consortium for the Study of the Premodern World (CSPW) at the University of Minnesota.