This page contains the Call for Papers, Conferences and Job Opportunities from the Political History PhD Newsletter.

The newsletter is a joint effort: we very much welcome news of your recently published articles or books, and forthcoming conferences or anything else of interest for the political history community.

The newsletter is currently edited by Francesco Caprioli (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), Valentina Oldrati (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid), Alexander Collin (University of Amsterdam) and Mariagloria Tumminelli (University of Pavia).


From the representation of estates to the representation of the nation: The state of the art
University of Jyväskylä, Academy of Finland
4 November 2021, 12.00-13.15 (Europe/Helsinki UTC200)
Registration: Prof. Pasi Ihalainen,

Call for Papers

The Great(er) War of Military Occupations in Europe
Brussels, 23-25 June 2022
Deadline: 31 October 2021

Ownership Regimes in the Iberian World 1500–1850
Frankfurt am Main, 1-2 September 2022
Deadline: 31 October 2021

“Cultural Memory” and Practices of Postcolonial Resistance in Francophone Africa
Würzburg, 31 August 2022
Deadline: 31 October 2021

70 Years of Holocaust Compensation and Restitution / Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Fellowships
Tel Aviv, 14-16 November 2022
Deadline: 31 October 2021

Debt, Nationalism, and Identity, from 1800 to the Present. Expressions of interest
Location and date TBC
Deadline: 31 October 2021

Nationalisms in the 21st century: From Europe to the Americas
Grenoble, 1-3 June 2022
Deadline: 31 October 2021

Representations and Uses of the American Revolution in Past and Present
Munich, 7-9 July 2022
Deadline: 31 October 2021

Hansards in the World: Continuity and Discontinuity on the Intellectual, Cultural, and Economic Frontiers of the Early Modern Hanse
Amsterdam, 20-21 January 2022
Deadline: 31 October 2021

The Northern Early Modern Network Annual Conference 2022
Newcastle, 20-21 January 2022
Deadline: 31 October 2021

Problems in British Labour 1945-1970
University of East Anglia
TBC 2022
Deadline: 1 November 2021

The Institutional Foundations of Pre-modern Long-distance Trade – World Economic History Congress
Paris, 25-29 August 2022
Deadline: 4 November 2021

Nordics in Motion: Transimperial Spaces and Global Experiences
Helsinki, TBC 2022
Deadline: 15 November 2021

Crossing the Political Divide: Transborder Workers during the Cold War between Eastern, Western and Southern Europe
Madrid, 24-25 March 2022
Deadline: 15 November 2021

The Political Aesthetics of Agricultural Protest in the 21st Century
Tbilisi, 24-29 July 2022
Deadline: 15 November 2021

The Reconstruction of Post-World-War II Europe through the Visual Arts
Paris, 22 September 2022
Deadline: 15 November 2021

The Eastern Roman Empire under the Severans – new beginnings, old connections?
Berlin, 16-18 June 2022
Deadline: 19 November 2021

‘The most furious and killing weapons’: A History of Weapons and Warfare
Online, 28 January 2022
Deadline: 1 November 2021

Irish Civil War National Conference
Cork, 15-18 June 2022
Deadline: 1 December 2021

Before Suffrage : Women, Politics and society in Europe (1789-1850)
Lyon, September 2022
Deadline: 10 December 2021

Society for the Study of French History, annual conference
Oxford, 10-13 April 2022
Deadline: 13 December 2021

Pandemics, Public Health, and Statecraft in Twentieth-Century US History
London, 3-4 July 2022
Deadline: 31 March 2022

Call for Articles, Book Chapters, Contributions

GTOT Call for Special Issue Proposals 100 years of the Republic of Turkey and the engineering of a nation
GTOT/ Diyâr. Journal of Ottoman, Turkish and Middle Eastern Studies 
Deadline: 15 November 2021

The Ends of History. Apocalypse and Palingenesis in historical thought and political action (Europe-America, 19th-21st centuries)
Deadline: 15 December 2021

Job opportunities & fellowships

Long-term Fellows
German Historical Institute
Washington D.C.
Deadline: 1 December 2021