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Ireland-Scotland bilateral network grants scheme open to applications on the theme of rural, coastal and/or island communities

06 September 2023

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) and the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), with the support of the Scottish Government Office in Ireland and the Department of Foreign Affairs, are pleased to invite applications for the third round of the Ireland–Scotland Bilateral Network Grants.

The ambition of the Ireland–Scotland Bilateral Network Grants is to strengthen co-operation and learning between excellent researchers, academics and practitioners in Scotland and Ireland within the five thematic areas identified within the 2021 Irish–Scottish Bilateral Review.

In 2023, the Ireland–Scotland Bilateral Network Grants invites applications which address the theme of ‘Rural, Coastal, and/or Island Communities’. The shared significance of Rural, Coastal and Island Communities is highlighted within the 2021 Irish-Scottish Bilateral Review noting that this strand of the review presents some of the most exciting opportunities for future collaboration. With that in mind applications from organisations wishing to collaborate on projects focused on this theme and from relevant subject areas across the Humanities and Social Sciences are welcome, with applications from areas such as History, Archaeology Literature and Gàidhlig/Gaeilge and postcolonialism particularly invited.

The Ireland/Scotland Bilateral Netword Grants scheme opens at noon on 7 September 2023 and closes at noon on 26 October 2023.

Click here for more detail and the online application form.

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