The SIP - Shpilman Institute for Photography, founded by Shalom Shpilman in 2010, is a research institute whose mission is to initiate and support innovative scholarly work that will advance the understanding of the varied meanings, functions, and significance of photography and related media.
Through its grant programs, The SIP commissions and sponsors individual and group research projects, with an emphasis on philosophical concerns including scholarly papers and publications in print and online, conferences, symposia, and other events.
To find out more about The SIP, please visit its website
Currently they have two open calls, one for general research on photography and one for
research on philosophy and photography. The deadline for both calls is March 1, 2011