Category Archives: Postdoc

Northwestern University Postdoctoral Fellowship in African American Studies

Deadline: December 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Recent Ph.D.s (degree granted during or after 2016) with a commitment to the field of African American and/or African Diaspora studies, especially in the area of expressive arts and culture, are encouraged to apply.”

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University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Frankel Center for Judaic Studies 2018-19 Institute Fellowship

Deadline: October 9

Length: 1 year

Comments: Annual theme is “Sephardic Identities, Medieval and Early Modern.” Seeking scholars at all levels “working on topics related to Sephardic identities in the medieval and early modern periods, broadly conceived. Topics can include, but are not limited to, expulsion and diaspora, ghettoization and emancipation, the interactions between Sephardic and other Jewish and non-Jewish identities, the origins of Sephardic claims to exceptionalism within medieval Sephardic communities themselves, and the evolution of such notions under pressure from forced conversion and inquisition.”


German Historical Institute Long-term Visiting Fellowships

Deadline: December 1

Length: 6-12 months

Comments: Thematic areas are History of Family and Kinship; History of Knowledge; History of Migration; History of Race & Ethnicity; History of Religion and Religiosity; History of the Americas


Leibniz Institute of European History Research Position in European History (19th/20th-century)

Deadline: October 16

Length: 5 years

Comments: (From Google Translate) “The applicant will carry out a research project focusing on the interdisciplinary research program of the IEG on dealing with differences in modern Europe (about 1500-1990) ( /IEG_Forschungsprogramm_2018-2023_dt.pdf). With her project, she / she is involved in one of the three research areas of the IEG, which will be reoriented from 2018 onwards under the perspectives of “pluralization and marginality”, “sacralization and deacralization” as well as “mobility and bordering”. The cooperation between historiography and the religious disciplines as well as the digital humanities is of great importance.