JOB: Fixed Term Lecturer in American History (18th and 19th Century), University of Sussex

The Department of History at the University of Sussex wishes to make a fixed-term appointment for three years in American History. We seek a scholar with research and teaching expertise in the history of the United States. Preference may be given to candidates with specialism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The successful candidate will…

CFP: From ‘Soft’ to ‘Hard’ Power? Changing Visions of Diplomacy by Design from 1945 Onwards

  University of Brighton, UK; Date: 27th November 2015 Deadline: 20th July 2015 Organisers: Dr Harriet Atkinson and Dr Verity Clarkson (University of Brighton) Keynote speaker: Professor Susan E. Reid, University of Sheffield This one-day symposium considers design, in its broadest definition, as a tool of government diplomacy from the early Cold War to the…

JOB: Temporary University Teacher in American Twentieth Century History, Glasgow

  The School of Humanities, University of Glasgow, is hiring a University Teacher in 20th century American history, to provide replacement teaching cover for the academic session 2015-16. Teaching responsibilities will include lecturing and seminars on a team-taught American history survey course, and Honours modules on the social and cultural history and legacy of the…

REGISTRATION: The Historical “Dispute of the New World”: European Historians of the United States and European History, Culture and Public Life

(DEADLINE POSTPONED) At the foundation of this scholarly gathering is the opinion that European Americanist historians, while writing on the American past, have still been often inspired by personal, cultural, public values, issues and concerns stemming from their national European locations. Most European Americanist historians have as a consequence not “gone American,” but have remained…

STUDENTSHIP: 3 X PhD Studentships in the History of Slave Refugees in North America, University of Leiden

3x PhD Candidates in the History of Slave Refugees in North America, 1800-1860 The Faculty of Humanities and the Institute for History (http://www.hum.leiden.edu/history/) at Leiden University (The Netherlands) welcome applications for three four-year PhD positions to conduct research on runaway slaves in North America in the period 1800-1860. The PhD projects are embedded within the…

STUDENTSHIP: PhD GTA in Modern History, University of Reading

Applications are invited for a Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) in modern history. The successful applicant will register for a PhD on a topic of her or his own choice, but one which must fall broadly within one of the following areas: Darwinism, eugenics, race, birth control, or infanticide. The successful candidate will work under the…