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

Rethinking tobacco history: Commodities, empire and agency in global perspective, 1780–1960
University of Cologne
Cologne, Germany
1-4 December 2020
Deadline: 15 November 2020

Rethinking Postcolonial Europe: Moving Identities, Changing Subjectivities
Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Giessen
Giessen, Germany
10-12 February 2021
Deadline: 15 November 2020

The Naval Shipworm Teredo navalis. A Global Player and its Entangled Histories
21-22 January 2021
Deadline: 15 November 2020

Warfare in the Twentieth Century Europe: The Balkan Wars from the Ottoman Turkish Perspective
Balkan History Association
Deadline: 15 November 2020

SPEAKING AS THE ‘OTHER’: Coloniality, Subalternity, and Embodied Political Articulations (late 18th – early 20th centuries)
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland
Deadline: 21 November 2020

Freedom and Death in the Greek Revolution of 1821
University of Ioannina 
Ioannina-Arta and Paramythia, Greece
25 June and 1-4 July 2021
Deadline: 21 November 2020

Maintaining the Presence of the Prince: Management of Royal Geographies (XIVth-XIXth Centuries)
Chateau de Versailles Centre de Recherche
Versailles, France
15-17 September 2021
Deadline: 23 November 2020

EuroSEAS2021 – State and Society in Pre-Modern Southeast Asia: Current Research Into Traditional Forms of Governance
Olomouc, Czech Republic
Deadline: 25 November 2020

From Combat to Commemoration. Veteran Politics and Memory: A Global Perspective
University of Warwick
Warwick, United Kingdom
16 -17 April 2021
Deadline: 29 November 2020

Verankern, auswählen, verteidigen – wie überlebt eine Demokratie (1918-1960)?
Universität Reims – Champagne-Ardenne
Reims, France
09- 11 June 2021
Deadline: 12 December 2020

Conflicting Subjects. Between Clash and Recognition
University of Pavia
Pavia, Italy
10-12 May 2021
Deadline: 18 December 2020

Siege warfare and the challenge of the French Revolution
Université Rouen-Normandie, Mont-Saint-Aignan
Rouen, France
9 June 2021
Deadline: 20 December 2020

Science, Culture, and Postcolonial Narratives
Universität Oldenburg
Oldenburg, Germany
13-15 May 2021
Deadline: 31 December 2020

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

British History in the Long Eighteenth Century Seminar Lighting Talks
10 March 2021
Deadline: 1 January 2021

Humanitarian Mobilization in Central and Eastern Europe during the Twentieth Century
Doina Anca Cretu, Michal Frankl, Masaryk Institute and Archives of the Czech Academy of Sciences
Prague, Czech Republic
23 June 2021
Deadline: 15 February 2021

Crossing the Lines between Marxism and Christianity in the 20th Century East-Central Europe
Science and Research Centre Koper
Koper, Slovenia
15-16 April 2021
Deadline: 15 February 2021

Modern Revolutions and the Idea of Europe
University of the Peloponnese
Athens, Greece
9-12 September 2021
Deadline: 28 February 2021

Nineteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities
Complutense University of Madrid
Madrid, Spain
30 June – 2 July 2021
Deadline: 30 March 2021

Call for Articles

Special Issue “Internationalism and Global History”
Esboços: histories in global contexts
Deadline: 13 November 2020

Issue #5 of the Journal of Historical Network Research
Journal of Historical Network Research
Deadline: 31 November 2020

Social control practices and territories. European and American societies (19th-20th centuries)
Amnis: Revue de Civilisation Contemporaine 
Deadline: 20 December 2020

Islamic Radicalisation in the Balkans after the Fall of Communism
Balkan History Association
Deadline: 1 January 2021


Visegrad Scholarship at the Open Society Archives
Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives (OSA) at Central European University (CEU)
Budapest, Hungary
Deadline: 15 November 2020

Various fellowships
MIAS – Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies
Madrid, Spain
Deadline: 30 November 2020

Fellowship Program – Romanislam
Universität Hamburg – RomanIslam Center for Comparative Empire and Transcultural Studies
Hamburg, Germany
Deadline: 30 November 2020

Long-term Visiting Fellowships
German Historical Institute
Washington (DC), USA
Deadline: 1 December 2020

2 Doctoral Fellowships, 2 Postdoctoral Fellowships, 7–9 Senior Fellowships
Universität Hamburg (Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies)
Hamburg, Germany
Deadline: 10 December 2020

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2021
Queen Mary University of London
London, United Kingdom
Deadline: 11 January 2021

Scholarships “Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies”
Freie Universität Berlin
Berlin, Germany
Deadline: 12 January 2021

AHRC Studentships for Doctoral Researchers in the Arts and Humanities
Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership
Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Nottingham – United Kingdom
Deadline: 13 January 2021

Fellowships 2021/2022 “Wiener Wiesenthal Institut für Holocaust-Studien (VWI)”
Wiener Wiesenthal Institut für Holocaust-Studien
Wien, Austria
Deadline: 17 January 2021

PhD positions

PhD study and funding opportunities “German Studies”
University of Warwick
Coventry, United Kingdom
Deadline: 13 November 2020

PhD scholarships
Universidad de Sevilla
Seville, Spain
Deadline: 20 November 2020

Funded PhD Studentships: Scottish Graduate School of Arts & Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership 2021
University of Glasgow
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Deadline: 7 December 2020

2 PhD positions in Near and Middle Eastern Studies – Ottoman Afterlife in Jordan and Iraq. Politics of Remembering and Forgetting in New Arab States (1920–1958)
University of Basel
Basel, Switzerland
Deadline: 20 December 2020

PhD scholarships – “Borders, Democracy and Security”
ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius
Hamburg, Germany
Deadline: 15 January 2020

Post doc positions

Postdoctoral Fellowships
University of Southern California Dornsife
Los Angeles (CA), USA
Deadline: 13 November 2020

Postdoctoral fellowships: Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet)
Aarhus University, School of Culture and Society
Aarhus, Denmark
Deadline: 15 November 2020

Lecturer in History and Humanities
Newman University
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Deadline: 16 November 2020

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of Exeter
Exeter, United Kingdom
Deadline: 19 November 2020

3 Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
NOVA University, Lisbon
Lisbon, Portugal
Deadline: 20 November 2020

2 Doctoral Fellowships, 2 Postdoctoral Fellowships, 7–9 Senior Fellowships
Universität Hamburg (Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies)
Hamburg, Germany
Deadline: 10 December 2020

Assistant Professor of Political Science/Sociology
University of Navarra
Pamplona, Spain
Deadline: 20 December 2020

HUMAN+ Postdoctoral Fellowships
Trinity College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland
Deadline: 31 January 2020

Assistant Professor in Political History and/or Digital History
University of Southern Denmark
Odense, Denmark
Deadline: 15 February 2020