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19 April 2018

The Society for French Studies is keen to support postgraduate research at Masters, MPhil and PhD levels. We warmly invite postgraduate students to come and present their research at this year’s Annual Conference in Cork.

22 March 2018

The Society’s annual scheme to allow overseas academics in French studies to visit institutions in the UK and Ireland is now open for applications for the 2018-19 session. The application deadline has been extended to 30 April 2018, in light of recent industrial action.

For further information about the scheme, click here.

07 February 2018

As part of its mission to promote French studies in the UK and Ireland, the Society for French Studies runs a number of funding schemes.

We are pleased to announce that, in order to increase their effectiveness, two of these schemes will now be operated on a rolling basis, with no fixed deadlines. Applications may now be made to the Research Support Fund and to the Conference and Workshop Funding Scheme at any time, up to a minimum of two months before the activity for which funding is sought. Click on the link below to find out more.

10 January 2018

The 2018 competition for the SFS Prize Research Fellowship is now open, with a deadline of 28 February 2018. 

13 July 2017

Colleagues in French Studies are encouraged to apply for research funding relating to the MEITS project. MEITS is an exciting multidisciplinary project funded by the AHRC under its Open World Research Initiative (OWRI). It includes six research strands which explore multilingualism from a range of perspectives.