Fellowships and Awards

Last chance to apply – Jacobite Studies Trust Fellowship

Doctoral or postdoctoral fellowship worth £15,000 for research into the Stuart dynasty in the British Isles and in exile, from the departure of James II in 1688 to the death of Henry Benedict Stuart in 1807. This may also include work on their friends and supporters, their activities, their influence, their views, ideologies, artefacts and works of art; and the political, diplomatic, military, religious, intellectual, and cultural context in which they lived.

Deadline 12 May

Veale-Straschnov Award for Doctoral Historical Research for Mature Students

The Institute of Historical Research is pleased to announce the inception of the Veale-Straschnov Award for Doctoral Historical Research for Mature Students. Studentships will be funded from a benefaction left to the IHR by Elspeth Veale, and up to two studentships will be awarded annually.

The studentships are intended to cover the fees of mature students embarking on a doctorate at the Institute of Historical Research in the School of Advanced Study in the University of London.

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Whitechapel events in collaboration with Survey of London

As part of the London Festival of Architecture, the Survey of London is collaborating with the IHR to present events on the history of Whitechapel. Register now for the lecture Boundary blurring in Whitechapel: Whose history is it anyway?, to be followed by a reception (21 June, IHR).

Join us, too, for a guided walk through layers of social history, visiting the sites of former German sugar refineries, an 18th-century German Lutheran Church and 20th-century German Catholic church, the park where St Mary Matfelon (the 'white chapel') once stood, the East London Mosque, former workhouses, the Royal London Hospital and the variety of buildings across its estate, amongst other diverse and fascinating places (17 June, Whitechapel).