PhD 6 graduate, 2 postdoc, 3 visiting fellowships at TU Darmstadt, Germany from 2013. Deadlines: 7.12.2012

The interdisciplinary graduate program “Topology of Technology” at the TU Darmstadt, one of Germany’s leading Universities of Technology (near Frankfurt), announces up to six doctoral fellowships, starting April 1, 2013, and running for a maximum of 3 years. Furthermore the graduate program announces one postdoc fellowship (2 years) and three visiting fellowships (for a three-month […]

FUNDING 2013 Fulbright German Studies Seminar “Berlin: Where Cultures Meet and Challenges Abound”. Deadline: 15.10.2012

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) is now accepting applications for the 2013 Fulbright German Studies Seminar http://www.cies.org/gss/. The topic is “Berlin: Where Cultures Meet and Challenges Abound” and the application deadline is October 15, 2012. Eligible candidates are scholars and professionals from U.S. universities, colleges, and community colleges who hold a Ph.D., […]

FUNDING PhD-scholarship “GIStorical Antwerp”

The University of Antwerp Centre for Urban History (Belgium), is looking for a historian, geographer or GIS-expert for a four-year PHD-scholarship (2012-2016) in the context of a new research project: GIStorical Antwerp: a micro-level data tool for the study of past urban societies, test-case: Antwerp GIStorical Antwerp is a challenging research project funded by the […]

FUNDING 11 Doctoral Fellowhsips at interdisciplinary graduate program “Topology of Technology” at the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany. 3yrs, October 2012. Deadline: 1.6.2012

The interdisciplinary graduate program “Topology of Technology” at the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, announces 11 doctoral fellowships, starting Oct. 1, 2012, and running for a maximum of 3 years. The program is organized by teachers from the subjects of history, sociology, philosophy, mechanical engineering, computer science, sports science, and the planning sciences. It focuses […]

FUNDING: Visiting Fellowship Announcement Research Center for Urban Cultural History. Boston, USA. Deadline: 1.9.2012

The Research Center for Urban Cultural History (RCUCH) at the University of Massachusetts Boston is offering a 3-4 week short-term visiting fellowship for Spring 2013. The RCUCH Flaherty Visiting Fellow will pursue a research project pertaining to urban cultural history; the project must be interdisciplinary, and be focused on the cultural history of cities, urban […]

FUNDING: Postgraduate Scholarships: Built Environment, Design, General. Deadline: 1. March 2012

The Anglo-Danish Society invites applications from research students of British or Danish nationality for scholarships facilitating periods of research in the UK or Denmark. ADS particularly encourages applications from UK students wishing to conduct research in Denmark. For the academic year 2012-13, there are two targeted scholarships: The Ove Arup Foundation award of £2000, for […]

PhD Studentship: Understanding the historical dynamics of sustainable consumption

“Sustainable development” came to the fore of public attention in 1987 with the report of the Brundlandt Commission but it has had a longer history. The aim of this PhD studentship is to advance our understanding of the dynamics of sustainable consumption in the past to shed fresh light on the present. The project will […]

FUNDING: RGS-IBG grants

Postgraduate research awards Grants of between £500 and £6,000 for research and fieldwork carried out by PhD researchers undertaking academic dissertations. The project should aim to develop geographical knowledge and understanding. 1. Slawson Awards: Awards of up to £3,000 for geographical field research on issues related to development. Deadline: 24 February 2011. W: www.rgs.org/slaw 2. […]

Funding: State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI) Call for Applications. Deadline: 15.04.12

2012/2013 Research Grants State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI) Call for Applications The State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI) announces a grant program for the 2012/2013 academic year. SHSI will award up to ten stipends of $1,000 each to support original research and interpretive writing related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the […]

Funding: Sage Graduate Student Paper Prize

Sage Graduate Student Paper Prize The Urban History Association (UHA), in partnership with _Journal of Urban History_, is pleased to announce the inaugural Sage Graduate Student Paper Prize. The prize committee seeks submissions (not to exceed 25 pages, including notes) from full-time students on all aspects of urban, suburban and metropolitan history. Eligibility is restricted […]