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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]