GHI West Fellowship on the History of Forced Migration

The Pacific Regional Office of the GHI Washington (GHI West) and the Institute of European Studies at the University of California, Berkeley (IES) are pleased to announce a new Fellowship on the History of Forced Migration. The 18-months postdoctoral fellowship (July 1, 2019—December 31, 2020) is part of a joint initiative by the GHI Washington, IES, and the Zolberg Institute on forced migration in the 20th and 21st centuries. The fellow will be based at GHI West and will have the opportunity to pursue  research on the history of forced/environmental migration in collaboration with a social scientist based at the Zolberg Institute. The fellow will also be expected to assist GHI West in the development of its research focus on the history of migrant knowledges. The successful applicant will receive funding for 18 months, i.e. a monthly stipend of $4600 and an allowance to help cover the cost of travel and health care. Postdoctoral scholars in history or related fields are eligible to apply if they are based in North America or Europe and if they have completed their PhDs within the past five years. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2019. For more information, please contact Bryan Hart or Andrea Westermann.