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CEELBAS awarded new development funding by AHRC and British Academy

29 February 2012

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CEELBAS has recently been awarded new funding by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Academy (BA) to support its development of language-based area studies.

The award - over £150k per annum, initially for two years - will enable CEELBAS, in collaboration with the other LBAS Centres, to build on the achievements and impacts of the LBAS Initiative in 2006-2011, with a particular focus on knowledge exchange and engagement with non-academic communities. The funding is awarded within the framework of the AHRC's Delivery Plan 2011-15 and the British Academy's Languages and Quantitative Skills (L&QS) Programme, and will be used to support Knowledge Exchange Partnerships and Internships; Research Workshops and International Research Exchanges; Postgraduate Research Training and Language Development Projects. Further details of planned events and initiatives will be posted on the CEELBAS website in the coming months.