Postdoctoral Fellowships "Economic and Social History, History of Consumption, and North American History" (GHI Washington)

Ort
Washington, DC
Institution
German Historical Institute
Datum
01.09.2014
Bewerbungsschluss
15.11.2013
Von
GHI Washington

Fellowship in Economic and Social History

The German Historical Institute, Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for a 6 to 12-month fellowship in American or European Economic and Social History. The recipient should begin the term September 1, 2014.

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 an economic/social history workshop financed by the GHI. 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 € 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.

To apply please send a cover letter, a CV, a copy of your last diploma, the names and contact information of three references, a research project proposal (5-pages or 2,000 words max), a one-page proposal for an economic/social history workshop, and two writing samples, such as an article or a book chapter, no later than November 15, 2013. 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).

For more information, please contact:

PD Dr. Uwe Spiekermann
German Historical Institute
1607 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009
(Spiekermann@ghi-dc.org)

Fellowship in the History of Consumption

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, 2014.

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 €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 November 15, 2013. To apply please send a cover letter, a CV, a copy of your last diploma, a research project proposal (5-pages or 2,000 words max), 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).

For more information, please contact:

PD Dr. Uwe Spiekermann
German Historical Institute
1607 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009
(Spiekermann@ghi-dc.org)

Postdoc-Stipendium für Nordamerikanische Geschichte

Das Deutsche Historische Institut in Washington in der Stiftung Deutsche Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im Ausland vergibt ein Postdoc-Stipendium für Nordamerikanische Geschichte.

Die Bewerber/innen sollten in Neuerer/Neuester Geschichte oder amerikanischer Geschiche promoviert sein. Mögliche Forschungsschwerpunkte sind die Geschichte Nordamerikas von der Kolonialzeit bis zum 20. Jahrhundert, vergleichende Geschichte oder internationale Geschichte (jeweils mit Nordamerika-Schwerpunkt).

Das Stipendium wird beginnend am 1. September 2014 zunächst für sechs bis zwolf Monate vergeben. Eine Verlängerung um bis zu sechs Monate ist, abhängig von den zur Verfügung stehenden Geldern, möglich. Neben dem Stipendium in Höhe von monatlich € 3,000 erhält die/der erfolgreiche Bewerber/in Zuschüsse für Forschungsreisen sowie die Möglichkeit, einen Workshop mit amerikanischen Kollegen/innen durchzuführen. Außerdem werden die Kosten für einen Hin und Rückflug von und nach Deutschland übernommen.

Bitte schicken Sie Ihre Bewerbungsunterlagen (Anschreiben, CV, Zeugnisse, eine Skizze des Forschungsthemas (maximal 2,000 wörter), ein einseitiger Vorschlag für den geplanten Workshop sowie zwei Aufsätze) – möglichst in elektronischer Form – bis zum 15. November 2013 an Bryan Hart (fellowships@ghi-dc.org).

Richten Sie Anfragen bitte an:

PD Dr. Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson
German Historical Institute
Nordamerikastipendium
1607 New Hampshire Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20009-2562
U.S.A.
Waldschmidt-nelson@ghi-dc.org

Kontakt

Bryan Hart

German Historical Institute
1607 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009

fellowships@ghi-dc.org

Zitation
Postdoctoral Fellowships "Economic and Social History, History of Consumption, and North American History" (GHI Washington), 01.09.2014 Washington, DC, in: H-Soz-Kult, 10.10.2013, <www.hsozkult.de/job/id/stellen-9217>.