Economic History Society Fellowships

The Economic History Society, in conjunction with the Institute of Historical Research, offers up to four one-year postdoctoral Fellowships in Economic/Social History, tenable at the Institute.The Fellowships will be awarded to postdoctoral candidates who have recently completed a doctoral degree in Economic/Social History, or who will have submitted their thesis for examination by 1 October in the academic year in which the Fellowship is to be held. It is the intention of the Economic History Society to promote work of a kind that might be published in the leading refereed academic journals in economic/social history. Fellows will be expected to pursue research in Economic/Social History at an advanced level with a view to publication.
Area of research: 
Economic or Social History
Eligibility requirements: 

The Fellowships are open to candidates who are British citizens and/or holders of a degree from a British university. They must be affiliated to a British university for the period of their Fellowship.

Fellows will not be required to be resident in London but should participate in the activities of the Institute by attendance at - and the presentation of a paper to - an appropriate seminar series and by networking with fellow scholars. 

These awards cannot be held in conjunction with any other substantial maintenance grant, but, at the discretion of the Director of the Institute, Fellows may engage in teaching or other paid work for up to six hours per week.

Amount awarded: 
£13,590 (affiliated to institutions outside London); £15,590 (affiliated to London-based institutions)
Applications open: 
23 Jan 2015 to 3 Apr 2015