About the fellowship
The German Historical Institute, Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for a 6- to 12-month Fellowship in The History of Race and Ethnicity. Potential projects could focus on (but are not limited to) the following areas: African American History or the history of any other ethnic or racial group in North America, the construction of race and ethnicity, the intersection of race and nationalism, the transformation of racial and ethnic concepts over time. It is essential that the proposed research projects make use of historical methods and engage with the relevant historiography. The fellowship term begins September 1, 2017.
To apply please send a cover letter, a CV, a copy of your most recent diploma or transcripts, at least one letter of reference (sent separately), a research project proposal (5-pages or 2,000 words max), and a research schedule for the fellowship period, no later than December 1, 2016. Applicants may write in either English or German; we recommend that they use the language in which they are most proficient. Please also clearly state in the application why your project is a good fit for this specific fellowship. Applications should be sent electronically as single PDF via e-mail.
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