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) and Alexander Collin (University of Amsterdam).

Call for Papers

The Blue Pencil of Censorship: Controlling, Bypassing and Diffusing information in Non-democratic Regimes in the 20th Century
Sciences Po Paris
Paris, France
2 October 2020
Deadline: 10 July 2020

Arab Marxism: The Global History of Revolutionary Movements in the Middle East in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries
University of Basel
Basel, Switzerland
25-26 September 2020
Deadline: 10 July 2020

Einigkeit und Recht – doch Freiheit? Das Kaiserreich in der deutschen Demokratiegeschichte   Arbeitsgemeinschaft Orte der Demokratiegeschichte Berlin, Germany
29-30 October 2020
Deadline: 12 July 2020

Climate Change, Energy, and Sustainability in the Pacific Region , 1970s-Present
German Institute for Japanese Studies
Tokyo, Japan
19-20 april 2021
Deadline: 15 July 2020

Comparing the Copperbelt: Social History and Knowledge Production in Central Africa
University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom
11-13 February 2021
Deadline: 17 July 2020

Agency Versus Structure: Actors in the Post-Communist Transition
Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam
21-25 September 2020
Deadline: 31 July 2020

Britain, the League of Nations and the New International Order
University of Edinburgh and The National Library of Scotland
21-25 November 2020
Deadline: 20 August 2020

Imperial Artifacts: History, Law, and the Looting of Cultural Property
Leiden University
Leiden, Netherlands
28-29 January 2021
Deadline: 31 August 2020

Banking and the State
Institute for Banking and Financial History and Leibniz Institute for Financial Research Frankfurt am Main, Germany 23 February 2021
Deadline: 31 August 2020

Annual Conference of the Study Group on the Russian Revolution
University of Leuven
Leuven, Belgium
4-6 January 2021
Deadline: 31 August 2020

Afroeuropeans Network Conference
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Brussels, Belgium
7-10 July 2021
Deadline: 1 September 2020

Nach dem Terror – Formen der Herrschaft und Repression im Spätsozialismus
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Berlin, Germany
6-8 May 2021
Deadline: 1 September 2020

Far Right Education Politics and Policy
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
3-4 December 2021
Deadline: 13 September 2020

Border Fears in the Baltic 1918–1991
University of Szczecin
Szczecin , Poland
26-28 February 2021
Deadline: 15 September 2020

Klänge der Macht: Sonic Court Rituals in- and outside Europe in the 15th-17th Centuries
University of Bern
Bern, Switzerland
16-17 June 2021
Deadline: 15 September 2020

Territorien, Staat und Nation in der Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte
University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria
07-09 April 2021
Deadline: 28 September 2020

The Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871: A European Turning-Point?
University of Strathclyde
Glasgow, United Kingdom
16 April 2021
Deadline: 30 September 2020

Die Rechtsordnung Elsass-Lothringens / Le système juridique de l’Alsace-Lorraine
University of Regensburg
Regensburg, Germany
06-07 May 2021
Deadline: 30 September 2020

Regno d’Italia (1861-1946): Staat – Politik – Gesellschaft – Kultur
Deutsches Historisches Institut
Rome, Italy
19-21 May 2021
Deadline: 30 September 2020

Religions et nationalismes
Institut Catholique de Paris
Paris, France
10-11 March 2022
Deadline: 1 January  2021 

Call for Articles

Special Issue of World History Connected : Pandemics in World History
Deadline: 2 November 2020


Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Modern British Studies
University of Sussex
Falmer, United Kingdom
Deadline: 17 July 2020

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellows 2021
University of East Anglia
Norwich, United Kingdom
Deadline: 29 July 2020

Post-Doctoral Fellows
Princeton University
Princeton, United States
Deadline: 04 August 2020

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Deadline: 10 August 2020

Rachel Carson – Simone Veil Fellowship
Project House Europe, Ludwig-Maximilans-Universität München
München, Germany
Deadline: 31 August 2020

Post-Doctoral Research Fellows
All Souls College,University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom
Deadline: 11 September 2020

Mandel Postdoctoral Fellows
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel
Deadline: 15 September 2020

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, United States
Deadline: 15 October 2020

Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow
European University Institute
Florence, Italy
Deadline: 18 October 2020

Post doc positions

Post-Doctoral Researcher: International Political Sociology
University of Leiden
Leiden, Netherlands
Deadline: 15 July 2020

Teaching Associate: England Before the Norman Conquest
Cambridge University
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Deadline: 21 July 2020

Research Associate: Reckoning with Refugeedom
University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom
Deadline: 24 July 2020

Post-Doctoral Position: An Intellectual History of Global Inequality, Argentina 1960-2015
Aarhaus University
Aarhaus, Denmark
Deadline: 26 July 2020

Post-Doctoral Researchers: Ancient Near Eastern Empires
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland
Deadline: 31 July 2020

Associate Professor of European Studies
Norwegian Univeristy of Science and Technology
Trondheim, Norway
Deadline: 01 September 2020

Postdoctoral Scholar: Public Humanities
Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania, United States
Deadline: 15 September 2020