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Institute of Historical Research Fellowships

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The Institute of Historical Research invites applications for several junior fellowships.

Past & Present postdoctoral fellowships

These enable postdoctoral applicants to undertake research in any area of social history at the institute. Preference is given to researchers who demonstrate a broad interest in processes of social, economic, political and cultural change.

The deadline for applications is 31 March 2016.

Jacobite Studies Trust fellowships

These non-residential fellowships support historical research into the Stuart dynasty in the British Isles and in exile, from the departure of James II in 1688 to the death of Henry Benedict Stuart in 1807.

The deadline for applications is forecast for 28 Feb 2016.

Economic History Society fellowships

Up to four one-year research fellowships in economic and social history are available to candidates who have recently completed a doctoral degree in this field, or who will have submitted their thesis for examination by 1 October in the academic year in which the fellowship is to be held.

The deadline for applications is forecast for 13 April 2016.

IHR doctoral fellowships

These fellowships are awarded to doctoral students engaged in the completion of a PhD in history.

The deadline for applications is forecast for 20 March 2016.

For more information, and other fellowships, please visit:

For advice on applying, please contact your relevant Research Development Manager


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