2017 IISH Postdoctoral Fellowships in Global History, Netherlands

INTRODUCTION

Applications are invited for postdoctoral fellowship "Global History" at International Institute of Social History in the Netherlands. International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship. The "Global Network for Global History" is funded by the Volkswagen Foundation and seeks to organize a community of scholars interested in the systematic scrutiny of developments that have unfolded across national, regional, and continental boundaries and who propose to analyze the interconnections-cultural, economic, ecological, political and demographic-among world societies. Fellows at the IISH are appointed for 8.5 months and are provided time, guidance, office space, and access to the facilities of the International Institute of Social History. They should be prepared to devote their entire time to productive scholarship and may undertake sustained projects of research or other original work.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Fellowship is available for pursuing the postdoctoral programme. Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the field of Global History. The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship: PhD in History or Social Sciences; Independence, individual initiative and commitment; Excellent knowledge of English and the languages relevant to the research location; Sound knowledge of the relevant scholarly debates A research topic that fits the Global labour History Research Mission of the IISH Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

CAREER PROSPECTS

College Admission Requirement Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have PhD in History or Social Sciences. English language Requirements: Applicants must have excellent knowledge of English and the languages relevant to the research location.

PAY PACKAGE

The scholarship is granted for 8.5 months and amounts to EUR 2.650 per month (incl. compulsory health insurance and travel allowances). The work location is Amsterdam. The starting date of this scholarship is the 1st of February 2017. Scholarship can be taken in the Netherlands Important Dates: Fellowship application deadline is 16 October 2016.
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