2017 IISH Postdoctoral Fellowships in Global History, Netherlands

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Applications are invited for postdoctoral fellowship “Global History” at International Institute of Social History in the Netherlands. International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

The “Global Network for Global History” is funded by the Volkswagen Foundation and seeks to organize a community of scholars interested in the systematic scrutiny of developments that have unfolded across national, regional, and continental boundaries and who propose to analyze the interconnections—cultural, economic, ecological, political and demographic—among world societies.

Fellows at the IISH are appointed for 8.5 months and are provided time, guidance, office space, and access to the facilities of the International Institute of Social History. They should be prepared to devote their entire time to productive scholarship and may undertake sustained projects of research or other original work.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing the postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the field of Global History.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship is granted for 8.5 months and amounts to EUR 2.650 per month (incl. compulsory health insurance and travel allowances). The work location is Amsterdam. The starting date of this scholarship is the 1st of February 2017.

Scholarship can be taken in the Netherlands

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • PhD in History or Social Sciences;
  • Independence, individual initiative and commitment;
  • Excellent knowledge of English and the languages relevant to the research location;
  • Sound knowledge of the relevant scholarly debates
  • A research topic that fits the  Global labour History Research Mission of the IISH

Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have PhD in History or Social Sciences.

English language Requirements: Applicants must have excellent knowledge of English and the languages relevant to the research location.

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How to Apply: Applications should contain a full CV, copies of relevant examinations, a research proposal (max. 5000 words), a writing sample (a chapter or essay), and the names and addresses of two referees. They should be sent electronically by 16 October 2016 to the following e-mail address: postdocgh-at-iisg.nl(link sends e-mail) to the attention of Marjoleine Cornelissen (Head Human Resources department).

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is 16 October 2016.

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