Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship: InterAsian Contexts and Connections

For readers engaged in projects spanning multiple regions, here are two terrific opportunities, namely the SSRC’S Transregional Junior Scholar Fellowship and a new program, the SSRC Global Summer Semester Residency at the University of Göttingen. A recent announcement explains: The Social Science Research Council Transregional Research Program aims at promoting excellence in transregional research and … Continue reading Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship: InterAsian Contexts and Connections

Academy Scholars Program (Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies)

As we’re in the midst of jobs-posting season, here’s another attractive posting, this time from the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies for two-year postdoctoral fellowships.  The posting reads as follows: The Academy Scholars Program identifies and supports outstanding scholars at the start of their careers whose work combines disciplinary excellence in the social sciences … Continue reading Academy Scholars Program (Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies)

“All Things Transregional” Interview with Sebastian Conrad (Freie Universität Berlin)

Over at the blog Transregionale Forschung (“Transregional Research”), jointly run by the Berlin-based Forum Trasnsregionale Studien and the Max-Weber-Stiftung, a new interview project has launched, featuring conversations with historians working with a trans-regional or trans-national methodology. The first guest to the feature, “All Things Transregional,” is Sebastian Conrad, Professor for Global History at the Freie Universität zu Berlin. One … Continue reading “All Things Transregional” Interview with Sebastian Conrad (Freie Universität Berlin)