University of Erfurt

North American History

North American History

Junior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center

APPLY NOW FOR 2020!

There are two open spaces for Junior Scholars in 2020 at the Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington D.C. 

For informationen on the Wilson Center and the Junior Scholar Program see here. For information on possible financial support please contact the International Office.

Deadline for the application to the Junior Scholarship Programm is February 1st, 2020.  

New Exchange Program with Temple University in Philadelphia

APPLY NOW FOR 2020!

For students interested in studying abroad there is a new opportunity to spend one semester in the United States. 

Master students of the MA History with a focus on modern times can apply for the Exchange Programm with Temple University in Philadelphia.

Please contact the International Office for information about the application and further questions.

The deadline for application will be at the end of November, 2019.

New research project supported by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation about "Photography and Counterhegemonical Subjective Positions in the Philippine-American War (1899-1902)".

The Chair of North American History thanks the Fritz Thyssen Foundation for supporting Dr. Silvan Niedermeiers research project "Wider den kolonialen Blick. Fotografie und gegenhegemoniale Subjektpositionen im Philippinisch-Amerikanischen Krieg (1899-1902)" [Engl. Translation: "Against the Colonial View. Photography and Counterhegemonical Subjective Positions in the Philippine-American War (1899-1902)"].

The 24 months long project will begin in April 2020.

New DFG-sponsored Research Project: "Armed Self-Defense in Recent America: Intersectional Perspectives"

The department is delighted by the support of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) for the research project "Armed Self-Defense in Recent America: Intersectional Perspectives". The cooperation with Prof. Barbara Lüthi (Köln University) and Prof. Simon Wendt (Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main).

The research project will start in October 2018.

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