Month: August 2016

Applying for Jobs

Applying for… Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships (2)

Our final summer testimonial is from Dr. Ed Naylor discussing 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 doctoral thesis was …

Applying for Jobs

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. …

Applying for Jobs

Applying for… British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

The fifth testimonial is by Dr Alex Fairfax-Cholmeley discussing British Academy Postdocs. Alex is currently in the second year of his British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History department at the University of Exeter, where he is also Lecturer in European History (1750-1900).   What did you do your PhD on? My PhD was a …

French History @ the IHR

French History @ IHR: David Andress on Globalizing French History in the Age of Revolutions

Date & Place: Monday 16 May, in the Wolfson Room NB02, IHR Basement, North block, Senate House Speakers: Professor David Andress (Portsmouth) Paper Title: Globalizing French History in the Age of Revolutions: necessary step, or step too far? (1763-1848) Chair: Professor Colin Jones (QMUL)   The nation remains one of the most adaptable, creative, and dangerous appeals in …

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Applying for… Junior Research Fellowships

The fourth testimonial is from Dr. Claire Morelon discussing Junior Research Fellowships. Claire, whose work focusses on the city of Prague in the Great War, is a JRF at Queen’s College at the University of Oxford. Her French background makes this an extremely useful testimonial showing the possibility of transnational postdoctoral moves. What did you …