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Introducing the Warwick History ‘POST-DOC’ CLUB

On Wednesday 24 January, 17:00-18.30, the online launch meeting of Warwick History ‘POST-DOC’ CLUB will take place. This is an informal social/discussion group of former Warwick History Research Students. Current staff and students are welcome.

Meeting Zoom link:

For further information visit

Thu 11 Jan 2024, 10:45 | Tags: Postdoctoral Announcement

The Wheeler History of Travel Writing PhD Scholarship - 2024-25 entry

As part of the newly established Wheeler History of Travel Writing Programme, the Department of History is inviting applications for up to two PhD studentships, starting in October 2024, in the History of Travel and Travel Writing. The remaining PhD studentships will be available from 2025 onwards.

The programme seeks to attract talented researchers whose projects may focus on any period or region of the world. Candidates who adopt a global historical perspective and have the ability to work with sources in more than one language are particularly encouraged to apply.

Eligibility: Candidates can be of any nationality and must apply for a History PhD at the University of Warwick to begin in Autumn 2024.

Successful applicants will benefit from the wide-ranging expertise represented by Warwick’s Department of History and its Global History and Culture Centre as well as the range of training and development opportunities offered by the Department and Doctoral College. Candidates are encouraged to explain how their proposal fits within the department’s existing research profile.

Please visit The Wheeler History of Travel Writing Programme for full details and eligibility.

For further information, please contact Dr Guido van Meersbergen (Director of the Global History and Culture Centre) or Professor Mark Knights (Postgraduate Research Director).

Course Application Deadline – 23rd January 2024 at 23:59 (GMT)

Supporting Document Deadline – 5th February 2024 at 23:59 (GMT)

Read the PhD Scholarships press release.

Mon 06 Nov 2023, 13:48 | Tags: Postdoctoral Announcement Faculty of Arts

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships applications 2023-2024 now open

The Department of History at the University of Warwick is pleased to announce that the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme is now open and welcomes expressions of interest. More information available here.

For an outline of the process and required documents visit:

Note that Warwick's internal deadline for receiving the materials is 28th August.

Wed 09 Aug 2023, 10:21 | Tags: Postdoctoral Competition Announcement Faculty of Arts

Applications for Leverhulme Early Careers Fellowships for 2023/2024 entry now open

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Warwick encourages outstanding postdoctoral scholars to apply to The Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship scheme, for Fellowships hosted at Warwick starting in the 2023/24 academic year. Please note that initial applications need to be sent to Colette Kelly, Research Support Officer for the Faculty of Arts ( by 3pm on Friday 25th November 2022 containing the following information:

  • A short description of their project (maximum 2 A4 pages)
  • A copy of their CV (maximum 2 A4 pages)
  • The name of their proposed mentor at the University of Warwick
  • The name of three referees (please note that referees will not need to provide a statement for the internal selection round).
Wed 16 Nov 2022, 09:35 | Tags: Postdoctoral Research Funding Faculty of Arts

The History Department at Warwick Welcomes Applications from Prospective PhD Students

The History Department at Warwick welcomes applications from prospective PhD students, in any of the many fields in which we have research strengths

Mon 08 Nov 2021, 13:41 | Tags: Postdoctoral

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