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 Cold War and The End Times: Apocalyptic and Millenarian Themes in Politics, Society and Culture, 1946-1989
Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements
4 June 2020
Deadline: 12 May 2020

Faire l’histoire des graffitis politiques
Université de Paris
Paris, France
2 October 2020
Deadline: 15 May  2020 

“Divided Together?” International Organizations and the Cold War
Univeristy of Vienna
Vienna, Austria
3-4 June 2021
Deadline: 15 May  2020

New Approaches to the History of Soft Power in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Santiago, Chile
10-11 December 2020
Deadline: 15 May  2020

Cold War Liberalism in the North Atlantic
Dartmouth University / University of Washington
14 August 2020
Deadline: 25 May 2020

Vom Bittbriefe zur Hassmail? Bürgerbriefe als Politische Kommunikationsform
Theodor Heuss Stiftung
Stuttgart, Germany
18 March 2021
Deadline: 31 May 2020

Contending Representations: Questioning Republicanism in Early Modern Genoa (1559-1684)
University of Genoa,
Genoa, Italy
2-3 December 2020
Deadline: 31 May 2020 

Conflict and the Senses in the Global Cold War: From Propaganda to Sensory Warfare
Berlin Centre for Cold War Studies
Berlin, Germany
15-16 October 2020
Deadline: 31 May 2020

The Crisis of Freedom: Hegel’s Elements of the Philosophy of Right after 200 Years
Goethe-Universitat Frankfurt
Frankfurt, Germany
14-16 January 2021
Deadline: 1 June 2020 

The Crisis of Freedom: Hegel’s Elements of the Philosophy of Right after 200 Years
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
14-16 January 2021
Deadline: 1 June 2020 

Building Welfare States: New Approaches to Architecture, Community & Planning in Twentieth Century Britain
University of Warwick
Warwick, United Kingdom
25 September 2020
Deadline: 1 June 2020 

Flows, Histories, and Politics of Pollution in Europe from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Munich, Germany
28-29 August 2021
Deadline: 1 June 2020 

Dealing with Disasters: Cultural Representations of Catastrophes 1500-1900
Radboud University
Nijmegen, Netherlands
14-15 January 2021
Deadline: 1 June 2020

Bildung und Demokratie in der Weimarer Republik
Forschungsstelle Weimarer Republik, FSU Jena
Jena, Germany
26-28 August 2020
Deadline: 15 June 2020 

The Independence of Peru in Global Perspective
Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London
London, United Kingdom
12 October 2020
Deadline: 15 June 2020

Persecution at Home: Eviction and Resettlement of Jews Within the City Space, 1938-1942   Dokumentationsarchiv des österreichischen Widerstandes Vienna, Austria
21-22 September 2020
Deadline: 15 June 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 Fellow: Public Humanities
Northwestern University
Evanston, United States
Deadline: 15 May 2020

Teaching Fellow: Roman History
University College London
London, United Kingdom
Deadline: 17 May 2020

Bowra Junior Research Fellow in the Humanities
Oxford University
Oxford, United Kingdom
Deadline: 18 May 2020

Junior and Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellows in the Humanities
Scuola Superiore Meridionale
Naples, Italy
Deadline: 30 June 2020

Post doc positions

Post-Doctoral researcher in the field of Terrorism and Political Violence
Leiden University, the Netherlands
Deadline: 19 May 2020

Postdoctoral Researcher: The United Nations as a Dynamic Globalizing Force
University of Leiden
Leiden, Netherlands
Deadline: 31 May 2020

Postdoctoral Researcher: Socially Engaged Art and State Transformation in Italy
University of Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Deadline: 31 May 2020

Postdoctoral Researcher: Central Asian Studies
University of Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Deadline: 1 June 2020