Application Form

In order to apply to the "What are the Humanities For?" seminar:

  1. Complete the application form below.
  2. Submit a sample of your academic writing to

You can expect to receive a confirmation that your application has been received within 24 hours of applying.

Applications for "What are the Humanities For?" are due by April 1. Notifications will be sent by April 15. 

Name *
The degree for which you are studying and your field of study, e.g. "PhD, History"
Recommender's name *
Recommender's name
The name of a person who is familiar with your academic work who will provide a recommendation on your behalf. We will send them a link to an online recommendation form in support of your application.
Provide the title and department of the person who will submit a recommendation on your behalf, e.g. "Associate Professor, Department of Politics"
Briefly describe your reasons for wanting to take part in the seminar (max. 500 words). When evaluating applications we consider both demonstrated academic ability and potential to benefit from the seminar, so your application statement should explain why you are interested in the topic and what you hope to gain from taking part in the seminar.