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Professor Lisa Jardine and the Centre for Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Projects (CHIRP) are delighted to announce the winning projects for the first CHIRP Small Research Grants Scheme.

The range and quality of applications to the scheme was very impressive, and demonstrated the strength of and enthusiasm for collaboration across humanities faculties, and beyond. Professor Jardine wishes to thank all the applicants for their wonderful submissions, which made the competition extremely lively and interesting.

In the end, however, choices had to be made, and the panel was in full agreement that the following projects really exemplified what CHIRP is all about, encouraging and fostering inspiring interdisciplinary work:

  • The Establishment of ‘Black Studies’ at UCL - Caroline Bressey (Geography) and Nathaniel Adam Tobias Coleman (Philosophy)
  • The Past and Present of Amateur Media - Lee Grieveson (English/Film/Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry)
  • Word of Mouth - Alena Ledeneva (SSEES) and David Beavan (Information Studies)
  • Torture Prevention in Latin America - Tom Pegram (Political Studies) and Par Engstrom (Institute of the Americas)
  • The world through post-Soviet eyes: Citizen-level geopolitics in Russia and Eastern Europe - Joanna Szostek (SSEES)
  • Filming Antiquity - Amara Thornton (Archaeology)
  • The Pigment Timeline Project - Jo Volley (Slade)

Well done again to all those who participated. We look forward to repeating the competition next year.

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