Month: July 2016

Applying for Jobs

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 …

Applying for Jobs

Applying for… Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellwships

The second testimonial comes from 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 NYU, with …

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

CALL FOR PAPERS – The First World War, a coalition warfare

  Call for papers  The First World War, a coalition warfare Doctoral and post-doctoral studies conference The Centre d’Histoire des sociétés, des sciences et des conflits (CHSSC) of Université de Picardie-Jules Verne (France) and the Department of History, University of Warwick (UK) organise a conference day for doctoral and post-doctoral researchers on Thursday 15th December …

Applying for Jobs

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 …

Applying for Jobs

*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 …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Prof. Robert Gildea

Welcome to ‘under the spotlight’, a monthly interview series which offers a snapshot from academics’ lives: their passions, interests and reading suggestions – all summarised in less than ten minutes. You can catch up with previous posts here. Continuing with our current spotlight on speakers at the SSFH 2016 conference, this month’s subject is Robert …