October 29, 2011

Doctoral Fellowship: Indian Ocean World, McGill University

October 29, 2011

Doctoral Fellowship: Indian Ocean World, McGill University

From: Brendan Gillon <brendan.gillon@MCGILL.CA>

McGill University's Indian Ocean World Centre (http://www.indianoceanworldcentre.com/) invites applications for a doctoral fellowship for the study of the transmission of ideas either within the Indian Ocean World (i.e., any region(s) from Africa to the Middle East to South and Southeast Asia to China) or between the Indian Ocean World and other cultures, such as Arabic or Chinese. Among the possible subjects of investigation are: logic and debate, grammar, mathematics and astronomy.

The successful candidate is expected to have a good reading knowledge of one or more of the relevant languages.

Interested applicants should send Prof. Brendan Gillon (brendan.gillon@mcgill.ca) a two-page outline of a project proposal and a CV.

The proposal must make clear how it fits with project and the subjects of investigation listed above. The successful candidate's department of affiliation will depend on his or her project and background. Possible departments of affiliation are: the Department of Philosophywww.mcgill.ca/philosophy/), the Institute for Islamic Studies (www.mcgill.ca/islamicstudies/), the Department of East Asian Studies (http://www.mcgill.ca/eas/) and the Department of History (www.mcgill.ca/history/). The successful applicant must meet the criteria for admission to the relevant department and complete its degree requirements, but will be working under the partial or complete supervision of Prof. Gillon.

The deadline for application is January 15th, 2012 and the fellowship will start in the Fall of 2013.

Contact: Brendan Gillon
brendan.gillon@mcgill.ca

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Brendan S. Gillon email: brendan.gillon@mcgill.ca
Department of Linguistics
McGill University tel.: 001 514 398 4868
1085, Avenue Docteur-Penfield
Montreal, Quebec
fax.: 001 514 398 7088
H3A 1A7 CANADA


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