The SSM invites applications for three 1-year (renewable up to 3 years) junior postdoc fellowships and three 1-year (renewable up to 3 years) senior postdoc fellowships.
Junior and Senior Postdoc Fellowships in Global History and Governance
Scholarship amount: € 30,000 (junior fellowship) – 40,000 (senior fellowship) per year.
Extra research funds.
Starting date: Fall 2020
Successful appointees will engage full-time in independent research within the Global History and Governance research program. The program concentrates on the comparisons, connections, and processes of globalization that have characterized different areas of the world since the first era of global imperialism. It does so by focusing on the relational dimension of historical processes, legal regimes and the organization of power; on the interconnections between economic, political, legal, cultural and social factors; and on circulation, exchange and interconnection of ideas, persons, institutions, legal cultures, political models, concepts, rights, and goods on a global scale.
The areas and themes on which applicants may develop their projects are: European empires of the modern and contemporary age; States, wars and violence in the 19th and 20th centuries; History of slavery and forced labor; The legal heritage of Europe and its integration; Religions and the sacred in the modern and
contemporary world; Conceptions and practices of citizenship; States, nations, languages, peoples, classes; Globalization of law.
The post holders will have access to mentoring and will be asked to deliver tutorial teaching and supervision in the SSM for up to a maximum of 50 hours per year. The posts are tenable for one year in the first instance and can be renewed for a further two years. The posts will not be renewed beyond the third year.
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