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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)

The MSCA is a prestigious grant for experienced researchers who want to work on an independent research project of their choice in another country. The scholarship is funded by the EU research programme Horizon 2020. 

  • A relief of Mrs. Skoldowska-Curie. White on purple. Logo.The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships have a duration of up to two years.
  • The funds are available as a postdoctoral fellowship to researchers with more than four years of research experience, or a PhD degree.
  • The Individual Fellowships grant is a two-way transfer of knowledge, from researcher to host institution, and from host institution to researcher.

The Division of Ethics from Political Philosophy

This project aims to resolve a confusion in the intellectual foundation of ethics and show how it can reclaim its interrelation with political philosophy.

Index of Middle English Prose: Cotton Collection

We aim to compile a catalogue of one of the foremost collections of medieval manuscripts and to develop a search tool for Middle English prose.

National and Ethnic Differences in Parental Mediation of Children’s Internet Use

The present research aims to develop a theoretical framework, a conceptual model, and a measurement scale of parental mediation of children’s Internet use among immigrant and ethnic minorities in Europe.

Countering feminism: transnational Islamic women organizations

Laila Makboul studies emerging transnational networks of Islamic women organizations in the Arab-Muslim world and their opposition to feminism.

Gestural Meanings: Typology and Interface Constraints

The project investigates channel-independent universals of meaning composition and channel-specific constraints on meaning expression.

Digital Folklore as Critical and Participatory Heritage

DIGIFOLK investigates social media-based digital folklore to explore the complex digital reproductions and renegotiations of folklore amongst the varied groups that constitute contemporary Norway.

French and English Translations of Petrarch’s “Fragmenta”

How did early modern translations of Petrarch’s Fragmenta impact the literary cultures of France and the British Isles in subsequent centuries?

The neoMONSTERS Within: The Others in India’s Science Fiction

The neoMONSTERS project studies how and why the others in India’s SF are encoded and deployed as monsters in and via alternate presents and imagined tomorrows.

Made in Sweatshops

The aim for the project is to show how technologies are fuelling the misery of female labour and the depletion of industrial products

Soviet Ellipses

Omissions as Techniques of Border Transgression in Photography, Literature, and Everyday Life.

MigraLing: Between migration and linguistics

The project “Between migration and linguistics: Greeks in Western Europe and the emergence of contrastive grammar in the Renaissance (c.1390–1600)” will study the impact migrants had on the transformation of grammar.

Rethinking Virgin Mary in Early Modern Italy

The project explores the role of early modern literary representations of the Virgin Mary by men and women in the construction of early modern Italian women’s identity.

Living with Vultures in the Sixth Extinction

The project investigates how the global phenomena of accelerating species loss and corresponding wildlife management unfold within specific historical and cultural contexts.

Multilingual landscapes of medieval Scandinavia

When the Latin written culture was introduced in Scandinavia, it encountered an old native tradition based on the local vernacular and the runic script.

Dematerialized fashion and French couture subsidy

Which role did fashion play in French international relations and its interaction with America and the Common Market in the 1960s and 1970s?

Impersonal Pronouns in Norwegian, Swedish, and German

Zara Sobel studies impersonal pronouns in Norwegian, Swedish, and German: what are their grammatical similarities and differences?