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…

JOB: Hourly Paid Teaching Assistant (North American/Atlantic History), University of The Highlands and Islands

The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) provides university-level education through a unique partnership of thirteen colleges and research institutions located throughout the Highlands & Islands. The Centre for History, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), seeks to employ a Teaching Assistant on a fixed contract for a maximum of…

JOB: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in American Studies (History/Literature), University of Huddersfield

The University of Huddersfield are seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in American Studies – specialising in either the history of the United States or American Literature post-1850. A PhD with an established research profile and teaching experience at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in one or both subjects are essential requirements for this role. You…

JOB: Visiting Professor in American Government, Oxford University

Oxford University invites applications for the John G Winant Visiting Professorship of American Government. The Professor will be expected to contribute to teaching and lecturing in the field of American Government, and will contribute to the intellectual activity of the Rothermere American Institute, South Parks Road, Oxford (http://www.rai.ox.ac.uk/). Teaching will normally take the form of…

REGISTRATION: Art, Culture and Ethics in Black and White: 100 Years of the Birth of a Nation

The second symposium of the network, Art, Culture and Ethics in Black and White: 100 Years of The Birth of a Nation takes place on May 28-29 at the Whitworth Art Gallery of the University of Manchester. Entitled ‘The Birth of a Nation: Regions, Nations and the Transnational’ the focus will be on domestic and…