Grants for
Research on
Minority languages in
the Middle East

Aradin encourages the study of endangered ancient languages, such as the various dialects of Neo-Aramaic and Syriac, and supports scholars and researchers in their effort to achieve excellence in research, especially but not exclusively, scholarly members of the Christian communities in the Middle East and diaspora as they stand at the forefront of the reviving efforts of these languages and their rich variants. Through collaboration with top academic institutions around the world, Aradin aims to provide all the necessary training and financial help to advance education in these languages.

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Grants for
Language
Instruction

Aradin encourages research on rare and endangered languages, especially Neo-Aramaic and its variants. It organises customised, high quality courses to help researchers master relevant languages quickly and effectively with one-to-one instruction or in small groups. Aradin's trained linguistic experts teach Syriac, Neo-Aramaic, Garshuni, Coptic, Armenian, Christian Arabic, Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Greek, and Latin.

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Grants for women
Empowerment and
Inclusive education

Aradin is committed to make research accessible to the brightest minds by encouraging female researchers and disabled students to play an active role and achieve international recognition through excellent scholarly output. Special attention will be paid to helping them produce academic monographs and articles of the highest quality.

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Grants for
Preservation of
Historical and
Intellectual heritage

Aradin aims to increase the involvement of rural communities in preserving their intellectual heritage and support them to identify significant archival and historical collections. Funds will be allocated to local researchers to document and conserve the neglected heritage, with focus on areas not already receiving support from local, national, or international sources, or having recognised status such as that of centuries-old churches, houses, private manuscripts, and artefacts.

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Grants for
Collaborative
Research projects of
Excellence

Aradin is committed to support major collaborative research projects by establishing multi-disciplinary teams and encouraging cross-disciplinary networks. Aradin welcomes in particular interdisciplinary research projects that reach out from academia to the policy and local communities and offer solutions to languages and other prominent historical and intellectual works facing neglect or are in danger of extinction.

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