Applications may be submitted in German or English.
Scholars will receive a stipend and reimbursement for travel to and from their place of residence. Scholarships are between 3 and 12 months in duration.
The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science invites applications for visiting scholarships in the Visualizations of the Heavens (4000 BCE–1700 CE) Working Group. The Working Group focuses on visual representations and material objects in the creation, change, and movement of astral knowledge across space and time. Successful applicants are expected to advance their own research project under the Working Group’s overall research agenda, and to actively contribute to the Working Group activities during their period of affiliation. In particular, they are expected to systematically and comparatively identify and discuss relevant visual materials in the framework of the Working Group’s protected image database.