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German Historical Institute Washington, D.C.: Gerda Henkel Postdoctoral Fellowship for Digital History

Allgemeines Anliegen des Stipendiums

With the generous support of the Gerda Henkel Foundation, the German Historical Institute (GHI) and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at the George Mason University (RRCHNM) invite applications for a 12-month postdoctoral fellowship in digital history.

Art der Förderung

The monthly stipend will be 3.400 euro for postdoctoral scholars at 2.000 euro 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 euro.

Hinweise zur Bewerbung

The deadline for applications is October 15, 2017.

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. Please submit your documents as a single PDF file to:

For more information, please visit the website.


Funding will be provided for a 12-month stay for postdoctoral scholars, who are currently affiliated with a German research institution.

Art des Stipendiums

Zuschüsse für Sach- oder Reisekosten, Studium im Ausland, Allgem. Förderung, Lebensunterhalt





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