Conference: The Ins and Outs of Socialism

Posted on December 8th, 2016 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 January 2017 Open to: scholars who study different time periods and cities where socialist projects were either launched or collapsed in the 20th century Costs: organisers will provide accommodation in Lviv; a limited number of travel grants available

Description On August 25-27, 2017 the Center for Urban History will host a conference “The Ins and Outs of Socialism: Visions and Experiences of Urban Change in the Second World”.  This conference aims at bringing together scholars who study different time periods and cities, where socialist projects were either launched or collapsed in the 20th century, as well as those that are still in place. The theme of transition into and out of socialism and the (un-)making of socialist cities serves as entry points... Read More »

History Research Associate at Oxford University

Posted on April 30th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 May 2015 Open to: people that posses doctorate in humanities or social sciences Remuneration: GBR 30,434 to GBR 32,277 annual salary

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Oxford University, in collaboration with the Universities of Exeter, SSEES-UCL, Columbia, Leipzig, Belgrade and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, has been awarded a major Arts and Humanities Research Council Grant to study the relationship between what were once called the ‘Second World’ (from the Soviet Union to the GDR) and the ‘Third World’ (from Latin America to Africa and Asia). As part of this initiative, they are offering a one-year paid job position based at Oxford to support postdoctoral research, beginning in November 2015.

After 1945 as both decolonization and new forms of globalization accelerated, new links opened up between... Read More »