CFP: Motherhood, Childlessness, and the Care of Children from Slavery to Emancipation (20 September 2015)

Call for Papers As part of an international research network funded by an AHRC network grant entitled ‘Mothering Slaves: Comparative Perspectives on Motherhood, Childlessness and the Care of Children in Atlantic Slave Societies’ we invite proposals for 20 minute papers for a conference to be held at the University of Reading, 19-21 April 2016. Enslaved…

JOB: Postdoctoral Fellow in US Foreign Policy, University of Oxford

  Nuffield College and the Rothermere American Institute (RAI) intend to appoint jointly, for three years with effect from 1 September 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter, a Rivington and Joan Winant Postdoctoral Research Fellow in US Foreign Policy. The research area of the post is twentieth-century and/or contemporary US foreign policy from a historical…

JOB: Fixed Term Lectureship in Modern Global History, University of Southampton

  The Department of History at the University of Southampton invites applications to a Lectureship (Level 4) in Modern Global History (late Twentieth/Twenty-First Century) available from 1 January 2016 on a fixed-term basis, for two years in the first instance. We welcome applications that will enhance the Department’s existing strengths in Modern History (for further details, see…

JOB: Teaching Fellowship in North American History, University of Warwick

  Fixed term contract for 10 months.The Department of History seeks to appoint a full-time Teaching Fellow in North American History. You will take seminars on the first-year undergraduate module ‘North America: Themes and Problems’ and you will convene, taking lectures and seminars, the second-year undergraduate module ‘Reform, Revolt and Reaction in the US’, for…

INTERNSHIP: Exploring American Foreign Policy Resources at the British Library

The Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library, in partnership with Research Councils UK, is looking to recruit an intern to develop a resource that will enable researchers to get the most out of the British Library’s collections related to American foreign policy. The resource could take the form of bibliographies, case studies,…

JOURNALS: European Journal of American Studies, Senior Editor for History, Politics, IR and Social Science

The European Journal of American Studies is the official journal of the European Association for American Studies, and can be accessed at http://ejas.revues.org The editorial team is led by three Senior Editors, one covering Literature, Culture and the Arts, one managing the Journal’s interests in History, Politics, Social Sciences and International Relations, and a third…