Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Knowledge, Race & Ethnicity, Religion & Religiosity, Family & Kinship, and Migrant Knowledge
|Location:||District of Columbia, United States|
The German Historical Institute, Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for a 6 to 12-month fellowships in
1) The History of Knowledge
2) The History of Race and Ethnicity
3) The History of Religion and Religiosity
4) The History of Family and Kinship
5) The History of Migration - Focus: Migrant Knowledge
The fellowship term begins September 1, 2016.
The Fellow is expected to be in residence at the GHI and participate in GHI activities and events. 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. Travel within the US to work in archives and libraries will also be possible. Candidates doing original research for a dissertation or a second book project will be preferred.
The fellowship is open to both doctoral and postdoctoral scholars. The monthly stipend is € 1,700 for doctoral students and € 3,000 for postdoctoral scholars from European institutions; students and scholars based at North American institutions will receive a stipend of $1,900 or $3,200 respectively. In addition, fellowship recipients based in Europe will receive reimbursement for their round-trip airfare to the U.S.
To apply please send a cover letter, a CV, a copy of your most recent diploma or transcripts, two letters of reference, a research project proposal (5-pages or 2,000 words max), and a writing sample (only required for postdocs applicants), such as a published article or a book chapter, no later than December 1, 2015. 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 (as a single PDF) to Bryan Hart (email@example.com).
For more information, please contact:
German Historical Institute Washington DC
1607 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington DC 20009
|Primary Category:||German History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Demographic History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies
Social History / Studies