Applications are invited for Gerda Henkel Fellowship for Digital History at RRCHNM & GHI Washington to study in the USA. Fellowship is available to German scholars
The German Historical Institute Washington (a member institution of the Max Weber Foundation – International Humanities) is a distinguished non-university affiliated historical research institute that conducts inter- and transdisciplinary research with a transatlantic focus. Its fellowship program promotes cutting-edge research in history and related disciplines and the international exchange of scholars. The GHI seeks to foster inter- and transdisciplinary cooperation and contributes to the advancement of digital history and digital humanities.
This is a 12 months long fellowship program.
Field of Study:
Fellowship is awarded in the field of digital history. The fellowship will provide a unique opportunity for the recipient to work on his or her research project at RRCHNM, where she/he will be in residence for one year.
The monthly stipend will be €3,400 for postdoctoral scholars or €2,000 for doctoral students. The fellow will also receive reimbursement for his or her round-trip economy airfare to the U.S. and a grant for travel to other North American institutions up to € 5,000.
Fellowship is available to German scholars.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Applying procedure Instructions:
To apply, please send a cover letter, a CV, a copy of the certificate of your most recently earned degree, the names and contact details of two referees, and a research project proposal (5 pages or 2,000 words max.). The proposal should outline a research question, the main sources to be used, and ideas about what digital tools and methods could be used to analyze those sources. We can accept applications in electronic form only.
Scholarship Official Web Links:
January 5, 2019.