DFG: Open Research Area for the Social Sciences

Four funding organisations will participate in this eighth ORA competition: the Agence nationale de la Recherche (ANR, France), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation, Germany), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC, United Kingdom) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC, Canada). There is a possibility for cooperation partners in Japan (if applicable) to obtain special funding from a Japanese funding agency. The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) will provide an independent funding opportunity on an application basis to support the cooperation partners in Japan involved in the successful proposals. Proposals may be submitted in any area of the social sciences. For general information, and to be notified when the call is announced, please contact: ORA8@SSHRC-CRSH.GC.CA