Prof. Tomasz Basiuk from the American Studies Center of the UW participated in the research project that received a grant in the competition of the Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA).
More than 600 outline proposals from transnational consortia consisting of researchers from 4 or more participating countries were submitted to the competition. However, the HERA network together with the European Commission have chosen 18 best innovattive research projects. Common budget equals €21 million.
It has been third joint research programme of the HERA. Network Humanities in the European Research Area supports research in humanities. In this network Poland is represented by the National Science Centre.
Prof. Tomasz Basiuk contributed to the project entitled „Cruising the 1970s: Unearthing Pre-HIV/AIDS Queer Sexual Cultures”. The UW scholar will be cooperating with researchers from Great Bitain, Germany and Spain.
More information are availiable on the HERA website.