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We are looking for a highly motivated PhD Candidate who wishes to conduct his or her PhD research in the context of a research project funded by the …
The Amsterdam School of Historical Studies (ASH), one of the six research schools, currently has a vacant Postdoctoral position as part of the NWO-funded VIDI …
The Amsterdam School of Historical Studies (ASH), one of the six research schools, currently has a vacant Postdoctoral position as part of the NWO-funded VIDI project ‘Managing multi-level conflicts in commercial cities in northern Europe (c. 1350-1570)’, led by Dr Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz.
Bruges and Antwerp form a classic combination in the historical analysis of the premodern international urban trade. Recently, it has been posited that urban rivalry has fuelled overall institutional change, also in terms of developing efficient institutions of conflict resolution. This has rekindled the debate on the role of institutions and the extent of the uniqueness of the case of the cities of the Low Countries. The project will contribute to this debate by expanding the scope of the academic discussion in a fourfold way, taking its point of departure in the premises of the overall VIDI project:
On a theoretical level, the project will contribute to discussions conducted within the fields of Alternative Dispute Resolution and economic diplomacy.
You will work closely with a PhD dealing with 1) Lübeck, Tallinn/Reval and Stockholm and 2) a postdoc analysing Gdańsk/Danzig, Elbląg/Elbing and Toruń/Thorn = PI. The cooperation will take place on a conceptual level and by creating a shared source data base.
Tasks will include:
The successful applicant must have:
Digital Humanities skills are an advantage.
You will be appointed for 30.4 hours per week (0.8 FTE) for a period of 36 months at the Department of History, European Studies & Religious Studies of the Faculty of Humanities. The intended starting date of the contract is 1 September 2018. The gross monthly salary (on a full-time basis) will range from €3,238 to €3,954 depending on experience and qualifications, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.
You may obtain further information about this position, including a research note on the overall project, from:
In order to be considered, you must include the following information (in the same order), in one PDF file (not zipped):
You must have completed your PhD before the start of this postdoctoral project.
Please submit your complete application no later than 7 May 2018 to solliciteren2018-FGW@uva.nl.
Only complete applications submitted as one PDF file to this email address will be considered.
Interviews will take place in the week of 4 to 8 June 2018. If you are living abroad interviews may be held via Skype.