The German Historical Institute in Washington, DC and the BMW Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University are pleased to announce the 10th Transatlantic Doctoral Seminar in German History. The 2004 seminar will take place at the University of Tübingen from April 29 to May 1, 2004.
The seminar brings together young scholars from Europe and North America who are nearing completion of their doctoral degrees. We plan to invite eight doctoral students from each side of the Atlantic to discuss their research projects. The organizers welcome proposals on any aspect of German history during the years 1790 to 1890. Doctoral students working in related disciplines -- such as art history, legal history or the history of science -- are also encouraged to apply, as are students working on comparative projects or on the history of Austria or German-speaking Switzerland. The discussions will be based on papers (in German or English) submitted in advance of the conference. The seminar will be conducted bilingually, in German and English. The organizers will cover travel and lodging expenses.
We are now accepting applications from doctoral students whose dissertations are at an advanced stage but who will be granted their degrees after June 2004. Applications should include a short (2-3 pp.) project description, a curriculum vitae, and a letter of reference from the major advisor. Questions may be directed to Dr. Richard Wetzell by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications and letters of reference must be received by December 1, 2003. They should be sent to Ms. Baerbel Thomas at the German Historical Institute and may be submitted by email, fax or regular mail:
Ms. Baerbel Thomas
German Historical Institute
Transatlantic Doctoral Seminar
1607 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009-2562
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