The Shpilman Institute for Photography (The SIP) announces open calls for general research on photography and for research on philosophy and photography.

The SIP invites scholars and independent researchers from all over the world to submit their applications through its website, where guidelines, themes, the application process, and submissions can be found. Also, Please find attached our poster.

Grants are based on proposals for research leading to the completion within the grant period of a written document, whether an essay or extended research paper. Grants for individuals and group research will range from US $5,000 up to $15,000. All submissions and papers for both the calls must be in English. Deadline for submissions is March 1, 2011.

The SIP, founded by Shalom Shpilman in 2010, is a research institute whose mission is to initiate and support innovative scholarly work that will advance the understanding of the varied meanings, functions, and significance of photography and related media. Through its grant programs, The SIP commissions and sponsors individual and group research projects, with an emphasis on philosophical concerns, including scholarly papers and publications in print and online, conferences, symposia, and other events.

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http://www.thesip.org/open_calls/general_call_poster.pdf
http://www.thesip.org/open_calls/philosophy_call_poster.pdf