EXTENDED DEADLINE: 2019 WIGS Book Prize Competition (1st October)

The deadline for the 2019 WIGS Book Prize competition has been extended to 1 October 2019. Eligible ECRs are warmly encouraged to apply! Please see Ts&Cs below. Please note that we are unable to accept proposals for books already under contract /in production. Women in German Studies Book Prize Women in German Studies are delighted to announce their prize … Continue reading EXTENDED DEADLINE: 2019 WIGS Book Prize Competition (1st October)

Sneak Preview – WIGS 30th Anniversary Conference Programme!

Ahead of the WIGS 30th Anniversary Conference at Aston University on 9-10 November 2018, the WIGS committee would like to give you a sneak preview of the conference programme, including a day packed full of papers, a keynote lecture by Professor Elizabeth Boa, the PG/ECR workshop, and the WIGS Book Prize and WIGS PG Essay … Continue reading Sneak Preview – WIGS 30th Anniversary Conference Programme!

Postdoctoral & Research Opportunities in Germany – Google+ Hangout from jobs.ac.uk

Please see link below for information regarding a free Google+ hangout about postdoctoral and research opportunities in Germany. The free event is being offered by jobs.ac.uk, and will take place at 1pm GMT, Wednesday 27 January 2016: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/postdoctoral-research-opportunities-in-germany-tickets-20453579206?utm_source=JBE&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Germany-research&utm_campaign=Google-Hangout-Jan-2016  

Research fellowships in Freiburg

25 fellowships at the FRIAS in conjunction with the Marie Curie programme available - apply now for a start in Sept 2016. Fellowships of 3 to 10 months may be applied for in the senior scheme, while in the junior scheme the fellowship duration is 12 months. Successful applicants will conduct their fellowship between September … Continue reading Research fellowships in Freiburg

British Academy Post-doctoral Fellowship Scheme

FOR THE ATTENTION OF ALL FINAL YEAR DPHIL STUDENTS… The British Academy will be seeking applications for their Post-doctoral Fellowship scheme in MT16. All candidates who have been formally awarded their doctorate within three years prior to the submission of an application are eligible, as are applicants who have not yet submitted their theses, but who … Continue reading British Academy Post-doctoral Fellowship Scheme

Women in German Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize

Women in German Studies are delighted to announce their prize for postgraduate scholarship. Postgraduate members of WiGS are encouraged to submit essays on any topic within German Studies. The winning essay will be selected by the WiGS committee and announced at the annual WiGS conference. Winners of the essay prize will receive £100 and the opportunity to have … Continue reading Women in German Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize

Women in German Studies Book Prize

Women in German Studies are delighted to announce their new prize for first books, sponsored by Peter Lang. Members of WiGS who are preparing their first book for publication are encouraged to submit proposals. All topics within German Studies are welcome. The winning book will be selected by the WiGS committee and the commissioning editor for German … Continue reading Women in German Studies Book Prize

WIGS Committee Meeting in Durham

The WIGS committee met in Durham on Saturday to prepare for this year’s WIGS members' conference, which will take place at Durham University on 6-7 November 2015. Watch this space for details about the programme, registration information, postgraduate workshop, as well as for information about the WIGS Postgraduate Essay Prize and the inaugural WIGS Book … Continue reading WIGS Committee Meeting in Durham

Four-year Postdoc Position in Tübingen on Religious Knowledge Exchange

Great opportunity for anybody working before 1800 – four year postdoc position on “religious knowledge exchange” in Tübingen.   Ausschreibung / Job advertisement Religiöses Wissen im vormodernen Europa (800-1800) Religiöses Wissen im vormodernen Europa (800-1800) Transfers und Transformationen – Wege zur Wissensgesellschaft der Moderne Religious Knowledge in pre-modern Europe (800-1800) Transfers and transformations – Ways … Continue reading Four-year Postdoc Position in Tübingen on Religious Knowledge Exchange

Studentship in Medieval German Studies

A fully funded DPhil Studentship in Medieval German is available for 2015/16 entry. If you are interested in pursuing doctoral studies on any area of medieval German literature and linguistics and would like to do so in a lively graduate community, drop me an email - happy to discuss text-image-relationship, nuns' manuscripts, bilingual writing and any other … Continue reading Studentship in Medieval German Studies

Publishing opportunity: the inaugural Women in German Studies Book Prize

The brand new WiGS Book Prize was announced at the annual conference in Cambridge, Selwyn College, this November. The prize is explicitly aimed at Early Career Researchers (including doctoral students just finishing their degree) who are preparing their first book. This can be your doctoral thesis, or a volume of translation, or indeed the book … Continue reading Publishing opportunity: the inaugural Women in German Studies Book Prize

New! Women in German Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize!

Women in German Studies are delighted to announce their new prize for postgraduate scholarship. Postgraduate members of WiGS are encouraged to submit essays on any topic within German Studies. The winning essay will be selected by the WiGS committee and announced at the annual WiGS conference. Winners of the essay prize will receive £100 and … Continue reading New! Women in German Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize!

Thesis of the month! Madeleine Brook, University of Oxford

The process of thinking up a viable PhD project has a tendency to start as one idea and end up, after considerable lopping, pruning, and repotting, as something else. What was left over after an early search for source material on an entirely different proposed project was an eighteenth century text purporting to tell the … Continue reading Thesis of the month! Madeleine Brook, University of Oxford

PhD Scholarship in German Studies at the University of Birmingham (October 2013)

PhD Scholarship in German Studies at the University of Birmingham (October 2013) Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates in any area of German Studies for a fully-funded AHRC doctoral award in German Studies in the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham. The award, made under the AHRC Block Grant Partnership … Continue reading PhD Scholarship in German Studies at the University of Birmingham (October 2013)

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme: University of Manchester

The School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures at the University of Manchester welcomes applications to the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme which it supports. For details of the scheme, please follow this link : http://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/funding/ECF/ECF.cfm For information about the research carried out in our School, please visit http://www.llc.manchester.ac.uk/research/ To find out about the individual research … Continue reading Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme: University of Manchester

New Opportunities at Newcastle for PhD Studentships

German Studies in the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University is pleased to announce several opportunities for PhD studentships. 1.       Graduate Teaching Assistantship in German Studies Deadline: 25 March 2012 2.       AHRC awards in Linguistics or Translation Studies Deadline: 1 March 2012 How to Apply Graduate Teaching Assistantship Deadline: 16 March 2012 We offer a fully funded PhD position for … Continue reading New Opportunities at Newcastle for PhD Studentships