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Job Guide 1-8 December 2014 for H-Energy

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from  1 
December 2014 to  8 December 2014. These job postings are included 
here based on the categories selected by the list editors for 
H-Energy. See the H-Net Job Guide website at for more information.


John Carter Brown Library, Brown University - Research Fellow

"Electric Worlds" Conference Program (18-19 December 2014, Paris)

Dear colleagues,

You will find here the program (+abstracts) of the conference "Electric Worlds. Creations, Circulations, Tensions and Transitions (19th-21st C.)", organized by the Committee for the History of Electricity and Energy, to be held in Paris, 18-19 December 2014:

Best regards,

CFP: Contemporary History Workshop, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge

The Contemporary History Workshop is a forum to discuss research on all areas of history in the 20th century.  The workshop is open to all graduate students working across the field of contemporary history, regardless of geographical specialisation.  We also welcome papers that discuss the broader thematic, methodological and historiographical issues relevant to the period and which address the challenges that face historians writing about the recent past.  Papers should by 20-30 minutes in length, followed by questions and discussion over wine.

Cross Post H-Diplo - Nuclear History Boot Camp, 12-25 June 2015

Nuclear Proliferation International History Project | Wilson Center

Apply for the 2015 Nuclear History Boot Camp


Dear Colleague,
We are pleased to announce the call for applications to the 2015 Nuclear History Boot Camp, which will be held in mid-June next year. The Boot Camp is an intensive, ten-day immersion course in the history of nuclear matters. The program ranges from the evolution of nuclear technology to the origins and development of deterrence theory and nuclear strategy through the historical roots of today’s global nuclear landscape.

Special Energy Crisis Issue of Historical Social Research

Dear H-Energy Subscribers,

Last year the Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung in Potsdam, Germany held a conference examining the 1973 Energy Crisis.  The papers have now been published in a special volume of Historical Social Research.  This the link to the abstract and table of contents: