Category Archives: Careers in History

Forensic Historians and War Crimes

War crimes are once again headline news these days, as the Russian withdrawal from the Kyiv region has exposed numerous bodies of Ukrainian civilians allegedly executed during the Russian offensive of February – March 2022. Ukrainian President Zelensky, United States … Continue reading

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History of the Renaissance Book at UCLA

The California Rare Book School is organizing a course on History of the Renaissance Book, which will be held at UCLA on 15-19 August 2022. The course description states: “This course will serve as a comprehensive introduction to the history … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Scholars in RaceB4Race Studies

The Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies is hiring two Postdoctoral Research Scholars in RaceB4Race Studies. These postdoctoral fellowship positions will provide great opportunities for recent Ph.D.s in History and the humanities who work on premodern race studies. Here … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Director of WHA / H21 Project

The World History Association is developing a major curricular project on History for the 21st Century, aimed at improving History survey courses. The WHA is currently hiring an Assistant Director for the History for the 21st Century Project. The ad … Continue reading

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Born-Digital Publishing

Brown University’s Digital Publications Initiative is organizing an NEH Institute on Born-Digital Scholarly Publishing: Resources and Roadmaps in summer 2022. Professors, post-doctoral researchers, and independent scholars working in Digital Humanities may be interested in this opportunity. I have previously participated … Continue reading

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RSA Digital Days of Learning

The Renaissance Society of America is once again organizing its Digital Days of Learning workshops. These workshops offer introductions to Digital Humanities tools and techniques for students and scholars working in the field of Renaissance Studies. I have participated in … Continue reading

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Mapping the Early Modern World

The Newberry Library will be hosting a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on Mapping the Early Modern World in Summer 2022. This NEH Summer Institute is being co-organized by the Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of … Continue reading

Posted in Archival Research, Careers in History, Cartographic History, Cultural History, Early Modern Europe, Early Modern World, European History, Humanities Education, Lectures and Seminars, Reformation History, Renaissance Art and History, World History | Leave a comment

Editorial Position at the Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts is searching for a new Editor. This job could be ideal for a candidate with a M.A. in History or Art History, specializing in Renaissance studies or other periods covered by the collections of the … Continue reading

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Race in the Museum: Representing Diversity

The Center for Renaissance Studies is hosting an online discussion of Race in the Museum: Representing the Diversity of the Early Modern World. This discussion will interest early modern scholars working in pre-modern race studies, early modern history, public history, … Continue reading

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Historian Position in Naval History

The Naval History and Heritage Command in Washington, D.C., is currently conducting a search for a Historian to conduct research and writing in naval history. This is a one-year (temporary) position that could provide great experience to a recent M.A. … Continue reading

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