Candidates interested in applying for a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship with the Warwick History Department must submit their preliminary application to the Department by midnight on Monday 30th September 2013. Please check the details of what is required from potential applicants.
Aspects of Violence in Renaissance Europe - new book edited by Jonathan Davies
Aspects of Violence in Renaissance Europe, edited by Dr Jonathan Davies, will be published by Ashgate this week.
It includes an introdution by Jonathan and presents a range of contributions that look at various aspects of violence from the fourteenth to the seventeenth centuries, from student violence and misbehaviour in fifteenth-century Oxford and Paris to the depiction of war wounds in the English civil wars. Extracts can be viewed at www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781409433415
The History Department at the University of Warwick is able to offer a 3-year doctoral scholarship for research on the Environmental History of Africa, commencing in October 2013, under the supervision of Professor David Anderson.
The scholarship will cover fees (paid directly) and a living allowance to the value of £37,831 gross per annum, provided through an employment contract adhering to standard FP7 Marie Curie guidelines. The scholarship will also provide an additional monthly mobility allowance depending on family situation. Project funds will also cover field costs and travel.
Applications, including a CV, covering letter, and the names of two referees, must be received by 21 June 2013. Interviews with shortlisted candidates are expected to be conducted between 1–5 July 2013, via skype or google hangout.
For more information about the project and the studentship, please see: