Call for Applications: The Joint Programming Initiative in Cultural Heritage and Global Change


Deadline: 22 September 2020


The Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage and Global Change (JPICH) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity. The Cultural Heritage, Identities & Perspectives: Responding to Changing Societies (CHIP) call invites scholars to submit research proposals on the role of heritage in society from different (inter)national perspectives and value systems. This includes questions such as what role does heritage play in the formation of identities, how can institutions manage heritage in an inclusive manner, and to what extent digitization contributes to meaningful access to heritage. The call aims to support interdisciplinary research that is set up and carried out by transnational consortia within the context of a single project.

The topics are:

  • rethinking the implicit role of cultural heritage in society;
  • perspectives on and constructions of cultural heritage;
  • cultural heritage management approaches: co-creation, connecting communities, and sustainable development goals;
  • innovative and inclusive (digital) access to cultural heritage;
  • impacts of cultural heritage: cultural, economic, user, public and social values.

Eligibility criteria

The most important eligibility criteria of the call are:

  • The maximum duration of the projects is 36 months;
  • All project proposals contain at least three research teams that are eligible for funding from the various countries participating in this call and are part of an institute that is eligible for this funding;
  • A maximum of five teams may participate in each project proposal;
  • At least one stakeholder must be involved as an Associate Partner to strengthen the impact and societal relevance of the project;
  • Applications should satisfy the eligibility criteria for the national research teams in the transnational research consortia and may not exceed the maximum budgets that can be applied for in this regard;
  • All proposals, including compulsory documents, must be submitted in English.

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