30 April 2020.


The United Kingdom.

(Partially Funded)


The three-month CSMCH-IASH Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern and Contemporary History is intended to encourage outstanding early-career interdisciplinary research and scholarly collaboration in the broad field of modern and contemporary history. The fellow will be affiliated with the Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology and the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities.

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In order to facilitate cooperation within HCA and the CSMCH, fellowships can only be taken up from September to June. Candidates should indicate on the application form the dates during which they intend to be in residence. Fellows will benefit from the combined resources of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology and IASH.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Archaeology.
  • History.
  • Humanities.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Candidates for the CSMCH-IASH Postdoctoral Fellowship must have been successfully awarded a PhD by the time they apply and must be within 7 years of the award of their PhD, not including career breaks.
  • Consideration will be given to the academic record and the publications of all applicants and their capacity to disseminate their views among a community of like-minded people.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • The Fellowship comes with a stipend of £1,100 per month (for three months) and up to £500 to offset travel expenses. It is anticipated that Fellows will use the Fellowship to launch joint publications, joint applications for research funding and/or collaborative research projects with their HCA mentor and/or with other members of the CSMCH.

How to Apply

Applications received after that date will not be considered. Successful candidates will be notified by email with a formal letter of confirmation to follow; please ensure that you supply a valid email address so that you can be contacted quickly after decisions are made.

First Step: Please complete the online application form here.

Second Step: References should be emailed directly to .   

Supporting statements and references

  • A minimum of one short supporting statement is required. This must be from the member of HCA staff with whom the applicant wishes to collaborate.
  • A minimum of two and a maximum of three confidential references are required. Applicants should ask their referees to send their references by email to by the closing date.
  • Referees should comment on the nature and quality of the research proposal, as well as on the qualifications of the applicant.

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This Scholarship Published by:
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