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Dr John Slight wins the Trevor Reese Memorial Prize

last modified Aug 02, 2017 05:14 PM

The Institute of Commonwealth Studies (ICWS) has awarded Dr John Slight the Trevor Reese Memorial Prize for his publication 'The British Empire and the Hajj', which explores the interactions between imperialism and Islamic practice.

Originally Dr Slight's PhD dissertation, the book was published when he was a Junior Research Fellow at St John's College

Past Cambridge winners are:  John Iliffe, Chris Bayly, John Lonsdale and David Fieldhouse.

New joint degrees start October 2017

Funding Notices

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships (internal deadline, 21st August 2017)

Full information on this scheme is available on the Faculty website HERE. Although the scheme will not be opened by the British Academy (BA) until c.23rd August, institutions are directed to run internal selection competitions in advance. The relevant page of the BA website is HERE. Funding is available for early career scholars to join an institution of their choice (subject to the host’s agreement) for three years plus research expenses. The BA will award up to 45 Fellowships nationally