Jobs and studentships

9 Feb 2015

Doctoral Studentships

Newman University is delighted to invite applications for its doctoral scholarship programme in History and related disciplines. As part of the University's continued commitment to supporting the most promising researchers to undertake in depth postgraduate scholarship, applications are invited for a number of fully-funded PhD Studentships for three years (full-time) for UK or EU students. The Studentship includes a subsistence grant in line with UK Research Council recommendations (currently £13,863 p.a. for 2014-15) with all fees paid.

3 Feb 2015

Freelance Educator for Pakistani Heritage Project

Khyal Arts is a north Indian arts organisation, based in Walthamstow with a view to creating cultural cohesion in the borough of Waltham Forest. As such we run community Indian dance classes as well as Indian music and singing lessons with our offer of diverse cultural activities that also promote health and wellbeing.

Having secured a grant from Heritage Lottery Fund, Khyal Arts is looking to a history educator to devise a schools' resource, linked to a Pakistani Heritage project being run in Walthamstow, in conjunction with Waltham Forest Libraries.

3 Feb 2015

PhD Teaching Fellow in 'Student Cultures in Early Modern Germany'

Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD stipend to support doctoral research on 'Student Cultures in Early Modern Germany'. Applicants should submit a research proposal defining a specific project that relates to and explores an aspect or aspects of this general theme. Viable areas for research might include but need not be restricted to the following: social mobility, elite formation, patronage, career expectations, urban interactions, lifestyles, ritual, deviance, violence, crime and punishment.

3 Feb 2015

History PhD studentship

Fully-funded (fees and maintenance for UK residents) PhD Studentship, 2015-2018, at Queen's University Belfast 'The Reception of Enoch Powell in Northern Ireland, 1968-1998' Supervisors: Dr Paul Corthorn (School of History and Anthropology) and Professor Graham Walker (School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy). This studentship will be based in History and Anthropology and affiliated to the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice.

2 Feb 2015

Television Show Researcher

We are a television distribution company looking for a researcher for one of our most recent shows. The television show is a reality format that picks a moment in time - an iconic, representative year in the history of a city - where fourteen contestants from the present world will live, breath and compete to learn the ways of the past by cooking, working and in general, surviving in an environment which replicates every aspect of the time: from making cutlery, baskets and barrels, to glass blowing or even paving roads!

30 Jan 2015

AHRC-funded PhD studentship in slavery/antislavery

Applications are invited for a three-year PhD studentship in the Department of American and Canadian Studies (ACS) at the University of Nottingham (UoN). Applicants should have a research project focused on the history, literature and/or visual culture of slavery and/or antislavery (past and/or present). The studentship includes Home/EU fees, a stipend of £13,863 per year, and an additional budget to attend conferences and conduct research.

26 Jan 2015

PhD studentship at the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship at the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE), University of Hull. This is one of three studentships linked to a joint collaborative research project funded by the AHRC entitled 'The Antislavery Usable Past', the other studentships being based at Queen's University Belfast (QUB) and the University of Nottingham. The aim of the project is to use the study of past anti-slavery strategies to inform today's movement against global slavery and human trafficking.

26 Jan 2015

PhD in the School of Law at Queen's University, Belfast

The antislavery movement is at a crossroads between the past and present. Having received a grant of £1.84 million from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), we seek to mobilise elements of the past to understand the present and shape the future of the contemporary antislavery movement. Applications from the UK and European Union are invited to apply to undertake a PhD within the School of Law at Queen's University, Belfast, under the direction of Professor Jean Allain.

15 Jan 2015

Post-doctoral fellowships in historical studies

The Thomas Arthur Arnold Fund for Excellence in Historical Research at the Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel, will award two post-doctoral fellowships in historical studies.
The one-year fellowships of $30,000 each will be awarded for the 2015-2016 academic year. Fellows will work with a senior faculty member from the School of History or an historian from a department at Tel Aviv University (subject to the terms of the Fund).
15 Jan 2015

Post-doctoral fellowships to highly distinguished scholars

The Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies, Tel Aviv University, will award two post-doctoral fellowships to highly distinguished scholars.
The one-year fellowships of $30,000 each will be awarded for the 2015-2016 academic year, with the possibility of an extension for a second year. Fellows will work with a senior faculty member from the Zvi Yavetz School of History or from any of its associated departments.