5 Doctoral Fellowships in the History of Knowledge, Race & Ethnicity, Religion & Religiosity, Family & Kinship, and Migrant Knowledge

The German Historical Institute, Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for a 6 to 12-month doctoral fellowships in

1) The History of Knowledge
2) The History of Race and Ethnicity
3) The History of Religion and Religiosity
4) The History of Family and Kinship
5) The History of Migration - Focus: Migrant Knowledge

The fellowship term begins September 1, 2016.

The Fellow is expected to be in residence at the GHI and participate in GHI activities and events. The Fellow will have the opportunity to make use of the resources in the Washington, DC area, including the Library of Congress and the National Archives, while pursuing his or her own dissertation research. Travel within the US to work in archives and libraries will also be possible.

The monthly stipend is € 1,700 for doctoral students from European institutions; doctoral students based at North American institutions will receive a stipend of $1,900. In addition, fellowship recipients based in Europe will receive reimbursement for their round-trip airfare to the U.S.

To apply please send a cover letter, a CV, a copy of your most recent diploma or transcripts, two letters of reference, and a research project proposal (5-pages or 2,000 words max), no later than December 1, 2015. Applicants may write in either English or German; we recommend that they use the language in which they are most proficient. Submission of documents by email is strongly preferred. Please send an email with your application (as a single PDF) to Bryan Hart (fellowships@ghi-dc.org).
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Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson
German Historical Institute Washington DC
1607 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington DC 20009

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