Past & Present Fellowships

Past & Present Fellowships are offered by the Past & Present Society and the Institute of Historical Research. Awards are for post-doctoral researchers and are available for two years. 

About the P&P Fellowships

The Past & Present Society and the Institute of Historical Research will offer up to three two-year postdoctoral Fellowships in History, tenable at the Institute. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a broad interest in processes of social, economic, political and cultural change as manifested in their particular field of study. The Society wishes to promote work of a kind that might be published in the journal Past & Present and its book series, which is published by the Oxford University Press. 

Area of research: 

Social History (broadly defined)

Amount awarded: 

Please see guidelines


31 January 2024

Selection Panel


Matthew Hilton, Alice Taylor, Rebecca Earle, Matthew Kelly, and Lyndal Roper 

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