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Applying for Fellowships in the UK: Leverhulme Trust ECF 2 (repost)

This is a repost from Summer 2016 where  Dr. Ed Naylor discusses the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships. He is a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow at the University of Portsmouth. What did you do your PhD on and what is your current project? I obtained my PhD in 2011 at Queen Mary, University of London. My …

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Applying for Fellowships in the UK: Leverhulme Trust ECF (repost)

This is a repost from 2016 featuring Dr. Simon Jackson discussing Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships. He is a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow at the University of Birmingham, where he also holds a permanent lectureship in Modern Middle Eastern History. What did you do your PhD on? I did my PhD in the History Department at …

Conferences, Workshops and Events (CFPs, Reports, Announcements and anything else), New Directions in Research and Methodology

BEYOND POLITICS. New Directions in French History.

On 27 January 2017, Chris Millington (Swansea) led a one-day workshop at the Institute of Historical Research funded by the British Academy where doctoral and early career French historians met to discuss their research and approaches to teaching. Organised in conjunction with the French History Network and New Directions workshops, it showcased the work of …

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On Interviews (repost)

A series of posts on Interviews (mostly for the UK market) from 2015 have been combined for this repost. See below for tips on GOLDEN RULES and, more importantly, PAST QUESTIONS divided thematically. — PART ONE: GOLDEN RULES Getting an interview invitation triggers a rush of validation and excitement for most young academics – finally someone thinks …

Conferences, Workshops and Events (CFPs, Reports, Announcements and anything else), New Directions in Research and Methodology

TRANSNATIONAL ACTIVISM. New Directions in French History.

On 27 January 2017, Chris Millington (Swansea) led a one-day workshop at the Institute of Historical Research funded by the British Academy where doctoral and early career French historians met to discuss their research and approaches to teaching. Organised in conjunction with the French History Network and New Directions workshops, it showcased the work of …

Conferences, Workshops and Events (CFPs, Reports, Announcements and anything else), New Directions in Research and Methodology

TIME AND SPACE: New directions in French history

On 27 January 2017, Chris Millington (Swansea) led a one-day workshop at the Institute of Historical Research funded by the British Academy where doctoral and early career French historians met to discuss their research and approaches to teaching. Organised in conjunction with the French History Network and New Directions workshops, it showcased the work of …

Conferences, Workshops and Events (CFPs, Reports, Announcements and anything else), Present Concerns

Europe: A history of migration (repost)

We will be re-posting the reports from the conference A DATE WITH HISTORY: DID YOU SAY EUROPE? over the next few weeks. The reports were originally published on the French embassy website. Read the fourth and final report by Megan Crane and Alastair Brunton below: EUROPE: A HISTORY OF MIGRATION. The fourth and final session of the day began with …