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

Ende der Bonner Republik? Der Berlin-Beschluss 1991 und sein zeithistorischer Kontext
Kommission für Geschichte des Parlamentarismus

Berlin, Germany
24-25 June 2021
Deadline: 09 September 2020

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

Citizenship, Migration and Social Rights from the Eighteenthto the Twentieth Century
Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Berlin, Germany
04-05 March 2021
Deadline: 15 September 2020

Congreso Internacional Virtual 21. Un Año, dos conmemoraciones, diversas Historias de América, 1521-1821
Virtual Conference
14-18 December 2020
Deadline: 15 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

The Russian Empire, USSR and post-Soviet world in contact with other cultural places
University of Grenoble
Grenoble, France
4-6 February 2021
Deadline: 20 September 2020

Enemies in the Early Modern World 1453-1789: Conflict, Culture and Control 
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
27-28 March 2021
Deadline: 20 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

Transatlantic Crossings: German/American Cultural Influences 
Northeast Modern Language Association
Philadelphia, United States
11-14 March 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

Congreso Internacional. La representación del poder de las élites en el Antiguo Régimen (siglos XVI-XVIII)
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Madrid, Spain
12-13 November 2020
Deadline: 30 September 2020

Gratitude in Transatlantic Diplomacy
Radboud University, Nijmegen
TBC January 2021
Deadline: 15 October 2020

Conference of the Italian Association of Women Historians
University of Verona
Verona, Italy
10-12 June 2021
Deadline: 31 October 2020

European Society for Environmental History Conference
University of Bristol
Bristol, United Kingdom
05-09 July 2021
Deadline: 31 October 2020

The ‘Early Modern’ – European Past and Global Now
Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel
Wolfenbüttel, Germany
30-02 June/July 2021
Deadline: 31 October 2020

Propaganda and Neutrality: alternative battlegrounds and active deflection
Institute of Historical Research in London
London, United Kingdom
24 June 2021
Deadline: 31 October 2020

42nd Annual Virtual Conference: Nineteenth Century Studies 
Virtual Conference
11-13 March 2021
Deadline:  31 October 2020

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

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


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

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Research Fellowship
University of Cambridge, Newnham College
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Deadline: 15 September 2020

Teaching Fellow: History of Political Thought
University College London
London, United Kingdom
Deadline: 18 September 2020

Research Fellowships
St John’s College, University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Deadline: 22 September 2020

Scholarships for Doctoral Researchers  
Max-Weber-Kolleg, University of Erfurt
Erfurt, Germany
Deadline: 30 September 2020

The British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships
Multiple institutions, United Kingdom
Deadline: 14 October 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

Junior Research Fellows
Christs College, Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Deadline: 22 October 2020

Post doc positions

Post-Doctoral Researcher: European Democracy, Politics, Security and Rule of Law
University of Maastricht
Maastricht, Netherlands
Deadline: 13 September 2020

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

Postdoctoral Researcher: The Aftermath of the Imjin War
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Barcleona, Spain
Deadline: 30 September 2020

Postdoctoral Researcher: Capitalism and Democracy After (Post)Socialism
University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom
Deadline: 23 September 2020

Postdoctoral researcher ‘Digital Media History – Radio Archives in Central Europe, 1930-1960’
University of Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Deadline: 4 October 2020

Assistant Professor – Political and Legal Anthropology and/or Political Economy, Africa, and African Diaspora
Rice University
Houston, Texas (USA)
Deadline: 15 October 2020