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Undergraduate Writing Fellowships

The Nation magazine is offering Student Writing Fellowships for current undergraduate students in the United States. Ten Student Writing Fellowships will be offered. Here is the call for applications from The Nation: The Nation Fund for Independent Journalism is accepting … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities Position with the NEH

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is hiring a Program Specialist with the Office of Digital Humanities. The NEH indicates that “The Office of Digital Humanities (ODH) offers grant programs that fund project teams experimenting with digital technologies to … Continue reading

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University of Chicago Graduate Assistants Unionize

Graduate students employed as teaching and research assistants at the University of Chicago have voted overwhelmingly to unionize. According to Inside Higher Ed, “University of Chicago graduate student workers have voted 1,696 to 155 to unionize, the National Labor Relations … Continue reading

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Pension Reform in France

The French government and its Prime Minister, Élisabeth Borne, have survived a no-confidence vote in the National Assembly. Borne heads a government led by President Emmanuel Macron’s Renaissance Party (formerly known as La République en Marche !). The no-confidence vote … Continue reading

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Remembering the Invasion of Iraq

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the United States and Coalition Forces’ Invasion of Iraq in March 2003. Bombardment of Baghdad at the beginning of the Invasion of Iraq on 21 March 2003. Image: Mirrorpix/Getty. I will be posting resources … Continue reading

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Cataloger of Western Manuscripts

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) is hiring a Cataloger of Western Manuscripts. Recent Ph.D.s in medieval and early modern history may be interested in this position. The job description reads: The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) invites … Continue reading

Posted in Archival Research, Careers in History, European History, History of the Western World, Jobs and Positions, Manuscript Studies, Medieval History, Museums and Historical Memory, Paleography, Rare Books and Pamphlets | Leave a comment

Historian Positions with the Department of Defense

HISTORIAN, Department of Defense Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency is hiring 5 Historians in Hawaii. The position is open to candidates with a B.A. in History and those with a M.A. in History may be especially … Continue reading

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Archaeologists Discover a Sumerian Tavern

Archaeologists working in Iraq have discovered the remains of a Sumerian tavern in the ruins of the city of Lagash. “Archaeologists found a seven-room structure featuring an open courtyard with benches and a large open cooking area with a 10-foot-wide … Continue reading

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Zemmour contre l’histoire Review

I was conducting research in Marseille during the 2022 French Presidential Elections and observed the campaign of far-right politician Éric Zemmour closely. I have published a book review related to Zemmour’s campaign in Modern and Contemporary France: “The stunning growth … Continue reading

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Position in Holocaust and Genocide Studies

The U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY, is seeking an Assistant Professor in Holocaust, Genocide, Atrocity, Human Rights Studies. The job description indicates: “Applicants will be evaluated on the following: 1) Academic accomplishment (Ph.D. in History to include demonstrated accomplishments … Continue reading

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