Conveying capacity, creativity and commitment in an ERC proposal

How can four pages be used to show that you have ‘the intellectual capacity, creativity and commitment’ to deserve a generous research grant? This is the role of the ‘CV and track record’ in proposals to the European Research Council (ERC).

I have written an essay based on my own experiences as a two-time applicant to the ERC, where I also reflect on the CV and track record. The reasoning behind my choices is laid out there, and resulting four pages from my successful proposal are shared here.

To read more about the project itself, Future Migration as Present Fact, see