Fellowships and Awards

Jewish History Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Jewish Museum - Mizrah2 year fellowship, £22,000 year 1, £23,000 year 2, £4,000 annual research budget.

Thanks to generous benefactions from the Polonsky Foundation, the Wolfson Family Charitable Trust, and from the Dorset Foundation in memory of Harry M Weinrebe, the IHR is seeking to appoint a post-doctoral fellow in Jewish History in any period or region of the post-Biblical world.

The successful applicant will join a thriving programme for post-doctoral historians in the IHR.

Deadline: 6 May 2016

Upcoming scholarships and awards

Competitions have now closed for the Past & Present and Economic History Society Fellowships. Applicants will be contacted in the coming weeks.

  • Jacobite Studies Trust Fellowship - 20 Apr 2016
  • IHR Doctoral Fellowships (Scouloudi, Thornley, RHS) - 27 Apr 2016
  • Jewish History Postdoctoral Fellowship – 7 May 2016

See here for details or contact the IHR Fellowships Office.

  • Sir John Neale Prize in Early Modern British History - 15 Apr 2016

See here for details or contact the IHR Fellowships Office.


2016 Junior Research Fellows’ colloquia

Thanks to the generous Power and Postan Fund the Institute of Historical Research provides financial and administrative support to IHR Junior Research Fellows to organize and run colloquia and workshops. These colloquia are a key element of the IHR Fellowships programme. These early career researchers gain valuable experience in planning and hosting academic events, while the Institute benefits from participating in engaging, diverse and cutting-edge academic activity.

  • Best Laid Plans - 8 April https://bestlaidplansconference.wordpress.com/
  • War in the Ancient World: The Economic Perspective, a three-day conference on the role of economics in the study of ancient warfare – 27-29 April at UCL https://www.ucl.ac.uk/research-frontiers/civilisation/events
  • Dance and morality - 28 June
  • Means of pay in early modern work - late September
  • Anticlericalism in Chinese and European history, [1000-1900] - late September
  • Environmental history: new perspectives
  • Writing the History of Britain and Ireland: The Use, Writing, and Reception of History Writing from 1500-1700