Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Deadline Reminder: GHI Fellowships in Business and Economic History

The German Historical Institute in Washington, D.C., offers three fellowships of interest to business historians:

Fellowship in the History of Consumption and Fellowship in Economic and Social History: both are 6- to 12-month fellowships for research on the respective topic. Each recipient should take up the fellowship on September 1, 2014. Preference is given to applicants on the postdoctoral level. Fellows are expected to be in residence at the GHI and participate in GHI activities and events, including planning a workshop on the fellowship's focus. Fellows will have the opportunity to make use of the resources in the Washington, DC area, including the Library of Congress and the National Archives, while pursuing their own research agenda. The monthly stipend is Euro 3,000 for EU citizens and $3,200 for US citizens. In addition, fellowship recipients based in Europe will receive reimbursement for their round-trip airfare to the United States.

Doctoral Fellowship in International Business History: a 6- to 12-month fellowship with a term beginning September 1, 2014. Preference will be given to fellows whose projects fit into the GHI's research foci on transatlantic relations and the history of consumption. Comparative work is also strongly encouraged. The fellow will be expected to be in residence at the GHI and participate in GHI activities and events. The fellow will have the opportunity to make use of the resources in the Washington, DC, area, including the Library of Congress and the National Archives, while pursuing his or her own research agenda. Travel within the US to work in archives and libraries will also be possible. The monthly stipend is Euro 1,700 for doctoral students from European institutions; students based at North American institutions will receive a stipend of $1,900. In addition, fellowship recipients based in Europe will receive reimbursement for their round-trip airfare to the United States.

The deadline for all of these fellowships is November 15, 2013. For specific requirements and submission procedures, please visit the fellowship pages linked above. Questions about these fellowships may be directed to Dr. Uwe Spiekermann at spiekermann@ghi-dc.org.