The German Historical Institute, Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for a 6 to 12-month fellowship in the American or European History of Consumption. The recipient should begin the term September 1, 2013.
Preference is given to applicants on the postdoctoral level. The fellow is expected to be in residence at the GHI and participate in GHI activities and events, including planning a workshop on the history of consumption. The fellow will have the opportunity to make use of the resources in the Washington, DC area, including the Library of Congress and the National Archives, while pursuing his or her own research agenda.
The monthly stipend is Euro 3000 for EU citizens and $3200 for US citizens. In addition, fellowship recipients based in Europe will receive reimbursement for their round-trip airfare to the US.
The next deadline for applications is February 15, 2013. To apply please send a cover letter, a CV, a 5-page research project proposal, a one-page proposal for a workshop, and two writing samples, such as an article or a book chapter. While applicants may write in either English or German, we recommend that they use the language in which they are most proficient. Submission of documents by email is strongly preferred. Please send an email with your application to Bryan Hart (Fellowships@ghi-dc.org)
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