CFP: Grappling with the Global: The Challenge of Boundaries in History and Sociology (July 13-15, 2017, Germany)

For readers of the Global History Blog here’s a recent call for paper titled “Grappling with the Global: The Challenge of Boundaries in History and Sociology. 9th Annual Seminar of the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS)” by Bielefeld University on July 13-15, 2017. The call for paper explains more: Over the past … Continue reading CFP: Grappling with the Global: The Challenge of Boundaries in History and Sociology (July 13-15, 2017, Germany)

Wokshop: “War Veterans and the World after 1945: Social Movements, Cold War Politics, and Decolonization” (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany, 6-8 July, 2017)

Here’s an recent call for papers for a wokshop on  history of war veterans in transnational context – taking place at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany on 6-8 July, 2017 entitled “War Veterans and the World after 1945: Social Movements, Cold War Politics, and Decolonization.” The call for papers explains more about the workshop’s ambit: The history of war veterans movements and politics around the … Continue reading Wokshop: “War Veterans and the World after 1945: Social Movements, Cold War Politics, and Decolonization” (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany, 6-8 July, 2017)

Workshop: “Heritage Studies and Socialism: Transnational Perspectives on Heritage in Eastern and Central Europe” (Giessen, Germany, 23-25 November 2016)

For young researchers with an interest in transnational history, here is a recent call to attend the workshop from GCSC and Herder Institut titled “Heritage Studies and Socialism: Transnational Perspectives on Heritage in Eastern and Central Europe” -taking place in Giessen, Germany on 23-25 November 2016. The call explains: In the last decade, heritage studies have emerged … Continue reading Workshop: “Heritage Studies and Socialism: Transnational Perspectives on Heritage in Eastern and Central Europe” (Giessen, Germany, 23-25 November 2016)

International Research Award, Max Weber Foundation & Historisches Kolleg (Munich, Germany)

Do you know a scholar in the humanities or social sciences whose work deserves recognition, or who would benefit from a period of research in Munich? If so, consider the recent call for nominations for the International Research Award run by the Max Weber Foundation and the Historisches Kolleg in Munich: The Max Weber Foundation and the … Continue reading International Research Award, Max Weber Foundation & Historisches Kolleg (Munich, Germany)

Call for Applications – Blankensee Colloquium (Berlin, Germany)

For scholars based in Berlin or the surrounding area, here is a recent attractive call for applications to organize a colloquium on a thematic topic of your choice, courtesy of the Wissenschaftskolleg Berlin. As the application materials are in German, we reproduce here the text of the call in its original German: Mit der vorliegenden Ausschreibung … Continue reading Call for Applications – Blankensee Colloquium (Berlin, Germany)

1 Post-doctoral & 12 Doctoral Positions (The Graduate School Global Intellectual History, Berlin)

For those TPF readers looking for post-doctoral or doctoral options on global history, the The Graduate School Global Intellectual History which is run by Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt-Universität Berlin has announced fellowships opportunity for three years. The call for applications explains more: The graduate school aims to explore intellectual reactions to processes of entanglement from the 18th … Continue reading 1 Post-doctoral & 12 Doctoral Positions (The Graduate School Global Intellectual History, Berlin)

Doctoral Position, The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin, Germany)

Open positions continue to abound for historians working on global history of knowledge. Here’s another attractive – and last-minute–  job opportunity announced from the The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science at Germany for a doctoral position, with the possibility of staying on for up to three years. The call for applications explains: The topic … Continue reading Doctoral Position, The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin, Germany)

“The Indian Ocean World and Eurasian Connections” (Summer School, Halle, Germany, July 25-30, 2016)

If you are a graduate or a postdoctoral student from Germany or NYU Global Network universities in New York, Shanghai and Abu Dhabi, who want to spend the summer vacation efficiently, there is a great opportunity for you! The Center for Interdisciplinary Area Studies (ZIRS) at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, and the Center … Continue reading “The Indian Ocean World and Eurasian Connections” (Summer School, Halle, Germany, July 25-30, 2016)

Coordiator, Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde (Leipzig, Germany) – “Eastern Europe – Global Area”

TODO REACTIVATE 20140920 For those readers of the Global History Blog interested in positions that blend scholarship with administration, here’s a recent posting for a position in Leipzig, Germany at the Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde (IfL). In a German-language call for applications, it is noted that the IfL is looking for a full-time Coordinator  für den … Continue reading Coordiator, Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde (Leipzig, Germany) – “Eastern Europe – Global Area”

University Lecturer in Contemporary History, Jacobs University (Bremen, Germany)

For those readers still on the job market, despair ye not – many positions continue to be advertised on the European market well into the spring. Here’s one such example, a three-year Lecturer position at Jacobs University, a private, state-accredited, English-language research university in Bremen, Germany with more than 1,300 students from over 100 nations … Continue reading University Lecturer in Contemporary History, Jacobs University (Bremen, Germany)