Prof. Matteo Millan
The candidate will study the armed associations operating in France and its colonies. In particular, he/she will define a set of different case-studies to be examined and collect and analyse the related primary sources in local and national archives and libraries. The collected sources have to be made available even to the other members of the project team. By the end of the fellowship, the candidate should have realized 2 major publications with international relevance on the case of France and its colonies. Therefore, the candidate is expected to: stay and work at the Department of Historical and Geographic Sciences and the Ancient World; have good skills in the collection and analysis of primary sources in archives; have excellent language competencies in French; have an excellent command of English which is the common language of the project team; show excellent expertise in French history (in particular for the period 1880s-1914) and in historical methodologies related to the study of political violence. The candidate has to be highly motivated and engaged in collaborating with other members of the project team.
The research grant, which shall last for 19 months and be for a gross amount of 25,177 Euros per annum, is issued in accordance with the current Regulations Governing Research Grant Awards and Art. 22 of Law no. 240/2010 for the aforementioned research project, in Scientific Area no. 13, Historical, Philosophical and Pedagogical Sciences and Scientific Seetor and Discipline (SSD} M-ST0/04 Contemporary History
More information on the ERC-Project "The Dark Side of the Belle Époque. Political Violence and Armed Associations in Europe before the First World War": http://prewaras.eu