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).

Upcoming events

Transitions – The Jewish Diaspora in Europe
Jewish Museum Frankfurt
Frankfurt, Germany
21-22 March 2021

Rethinking Repertoires: Popular Politics in the Long Nineteenth Century
Research School Political History
26 March 2021

Seeing the “Other”? Theories & Histories of (Post-)Colonial Visual Cultures
German Maritime Museum Bremerhaven in cooperation with the Institute for Postcolonial Literary and Cultural Studies, the Institute for Anthropology and Cultural Studies and the Institute for Art History/Film Studies/Art Education at the University of Bremen.
Bremerhaven, Germany
8-9 April 2021

Call for Papers

Towards a Social History of European Integration
Utrecht University
Utrecht, The Netherlands
18-19 October 2021
Deadline: 15 March 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

Treason: a Conceptual and Comparative History
23-24 September 2021
Deadline: 31 March 2021

The Experiences of Loneliness in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
University of Birmingham
Birmingham, UK
29-30 June 2021
Deadline: 1 April 2021

Exploring a Democratic Ritual: “Young Citizens’ Ceremonies” in Transnational Perspective
July 2021
Deadline: 1 April 2021

The Experiences of Loneliness in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
University of Birmingham
Birmingham, UK
29-30 June 2021
Deadline: 1 April 2021

‘Race’, Law and Group Identity in Medieval Europe
Nicolaus Copernicus University of Turun 
Turun, Poland
6-7 September 2021
Deadline: 2 April 2021

Warrior Queens and Resistance Fighters: the Role of Female Figures in Imperialist Mythology
Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies – University of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
28-30 June 2021
Deadline: 4 April 2021

Classical Reformations: Beyond Christian Humanism
The Warburg Institute 
London, UK
3 September 2021
Deadline: 16 April 2021

Digital Memory – Digital History – Digital Mapping
Centrum für Jüdische Studien der Universität Graz
Graz, Austria
22-24 September 2021
Deadline: 30 April 2021

Religion and Politics in the United States
GIRES – Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship
The Netherlands
17-18 July 2021
Deadline: 10 May 2021

Rethinking Practices and Notions of Fascist Internationalism 1919-1945
International Early-Career Workshop organized by University of Helsinki, Freie Universität Berlin, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
22-23 October 2021
Deadline: 16 May 2021

Call for Articles, Book Chapters, Contributions

Displaying Violence
Austrian Journal of Historical Studies (OeZG)
Deadline: 15 March 2021

Knowledge Hegemonies in the Early Modern World
ERC Early Modern Cosmology & Edizioni Ca’ Foscari & MPIWG Berlin
Deadline: 15 April 2021

The Russian Orthodox Church after the post-soviet transition
Religions journal
Deadline: 1 October 2021

Old and New Insights on the History of Intelligence and Diplomacy in the Balkans
Balkan History Association
Deadline: 15 October 2021

Job opportunities & fellowships

10 Fellowships “Beyond Slavery and Freedom. Asymmetric Dependencies in Pre-modern Societies” (Heinz Heinen Kolleg Bonn)
University of Bonn (Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies)
Bonn, Germany
Deadline: 15 March 2021

Doctoral and Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (GHI Washington)
German Historical Institute Washington
Washington, USA
Deadline: 1 April 2021

Doctoral and Post-Doc Scholarships “History of Anti-Semitism and the Shoah” (Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah)
Fondation pour la Mémoire de la Shoah
Paris, France
Deadline: 1 April 2021

Visiting Scholar Programme in Comparative/Transnational European History
Between Jan 2022 – Aug 2023
University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Deadline: 31 May 2021

Postdoc fellowships (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw)
Polish Academy of Sciences
Warsaw, Poland
Deadline: 30 June 2021

Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellowship in Revolutionary Era Studies
McCormick Center for the Study of the American Revolution
New York, US
Deadline: 30 June 2021