Voices of Early Career Researchers: Patrick Longson on teaching history in a secondary school

Welcome back to ‘Voices of Early Career Researchers’, a monthly feature on the French History Network blog. Each month we’ll post a short interview with an Early Career Researcher of History, giving you an insight of the different paths that recent PhD holders are following in and outside academia. We invite our interviewees to share […]

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Voices of Early Career Researchers: Heather Campbell on working for Career Services and Learning Development in higher education

Welcome back to ‘Voices of Early Career Researchers’, a monthly feature on the French History Network blog. Each month we’ll post a short interview with an Early Career Researcher of History, giving you an insight of the different paths that recent PhD holders are following in and outside of academia. We invite our interviewees to […]

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Applying for… Postdocs in France

The sixth testimonial is by Dr Tom Williams discussing the postdoc job market in France. Tom Williams is currently a maître de conferences in British history at the University of Angers. What did you do your PhD on? I did my a DPhil (Oxford, 2010) on the political uses of the past in French-German border regions. […]

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Applying for… Postdoctoral Research Funding in Germany

The third testimonial comes from Dr. Andrew Wells his experience in Germany ; his piece speaks to so much more, though. Andy is currently at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. A Reflection on Postdoctoral Research Funding in Germany An academic career can make some heavy demands on your life, and often confronts us with difficult decisions. Perhaps the trickiest […]

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Applying for… a Max Weber Fellowship

The first testimonial comes from Dr. Luc-André Brunet discussing the Max Weber Fellowship at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, which he held in 2015-16. He is currently a Lecturer in Twentieth-Century Europe at the Open University. What did you do your PhD on? My PhD looked at the organisation of heavy industry, especially […]

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*S*U*M*M*E*R* Testimonials

We are closing for the summer! Well, in part. Our regular features won’t be appearing as usual, but we’ve got a great line up of blogs to help those of you thinking of applying for research fellowships. As crazy as it sounds, the next round of applications for postdoctoral research (and teaching) fellowships is about […]

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