GERMAN HISTORICAL INSTITUTE: Gerda Henkel Postdoctoral Fellowship for Digital History

Deadline: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 23:59
Discipline: 
Humanities & Arts
Region: 
Europe

 

THIS IS AN INTERNAL DEADLINE. THE 2019 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS PASSED. THE LAST DEADLINE WAS ON JANUARY 5, 2019. PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR UPDATES. 

With the generous support of the Gerda Henkel Foundation, the German Historical Institute (GHI) and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at the George Mason University (RRCHNM) invite applications for a 12-month postdoctoral fellowship in digital history.

The fellowship will provide a unique opportunity for the recipient to develop an innovative research project at RRCHNM, where she/he will be in residence for one year. One of the Center's Associate Directors will work with the fellow to develop a project further and help her/him develop the skills needed for that project. The fellow will also have the opportunity to join teams working on projects in development at RRCHNM as well as to sit in on graduate digital history classes at GMU. Depending upon qualifications and visa status, the fellow might teach or co-teach undergraduate courses involving digital history.

The fellow is also expected to cooperate with the GHI on a regular basis. She/he will participate in the Institute's scholarly activities and its digital projects. Moreover, the fellow will have the opportunity to get in contact with other North American Centers for Digital History or Digital Humanities. The Max Weber Foundation - International Humanities will invite the fellow to organize a workshop on new perspectives in the field of Digital History after completing the fellowship.