GHI-Gerda Henkel Postdoctoral Fellowship for Digital History in USA, 2017

The European Association for Digital Humanities (EADH) is inviting 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.

The fellowship program promotes cutting-edge research in history and related disciplines and the international exchange of scholars.

The EADH brings together and represents the Digital Humanities in Europe across the entire spectrum of disciplines that research, develop, and apply digital humanities methods and technology. The EADH also supports the formation of DH interest groups in Europe that are defined by region, language, methodological focus or other criteria.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing Postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in digital history.

Scholarship Award: Funding will be provided for a 12-month stay for postdoctoral scholars, who are currently affiliated with a German research institution. The monthly stipend will be € 3,000. The fellow will also receive reimbursement for his or her round-trip economy airfare to the US and a grant for travel to other North American institutions up to € 5,000.

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Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this fellowship:

Scholars increasingly need to develop their own familiarly and facility with these new digital tools and approaches. As a means to build out that capacity, this fellowship is intended to equally support junior scholars working in the field of digital history as well as for scholars who are perhaps new to digital history but are interested in developing new skills and methods that could aid their research.

Nationality: US applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

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How to Apply: To apply, please send a cover letter, a CV, a copy of the certificate of your most recently earned degree, the names and contact details of two referees, and a research project proposal (5 pages or 2,000 words max.). The proposal should outline a research question, the main sources to be used, and ideas about what digital tools and methods could be used to analyze those sources. We can accept applications in electronic form only. Please submit your documents as a single PDF file to:

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is December 1, 2016.

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