Launch of Trans-Atlantic Platform for Social Sciences and Humanities funding opportunity on Democracy, Governance and Trust

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The Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP) for Social Sciences and Humanities has just launched a fourth joint research funding opportunity, entitled: Democracy, Governance and Trust (DGT).

The Democracy, Governance and Trust (DGT) funding opportunity brings together research funding organizations, including the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), from countries in South America, Africa, North America and Europe. The funding opportunity will support international projects that will contribute to our understanding of how democracy, governance and trust play a role in tackling both short-term crises and long-term challenges.

The funding opportunity is open to teams with members from at least three participating countries, representing both sides of the Atlantic. Research partners will receive funding from the national funding agency for their country, for projects that can last up to 36 months.

The funding opportunity focuses on the following nine cross-cutting themes:

  • Concepts, understandings, and models of democracy, governance and trust
  • Education
  • Media, information and communication
  • Economies and economic systems
  • Identities, discrimination, marginalization and inequalities
  • Ecosystems and environments
  • Epistemologies, knowledge and expertise
  • History and culture
  • Power, authority and conflict
For more information, please contact Jill Sherman at
External Deadline: 
Friday, September 29, 2023
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