PhD scholarship in History at the Centre for the Investigation of Transnational Encounters, NUI Galway, Ireland

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May 17, 2019
Ireland {Republic}
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, German History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies

The Centre for the Investigation of Transnational Encounters (CITE) and the History Department at NUI Galway invite applications for a PhD scholarship in History under the supervision of Dr. Róisín Healy, Senior Lecturer in History and Co-Director of CITE.

Proposals should address one or more of the following research areas: modern German and/or Polish history; transnational and/or comparative approaches to Irish history; colonialism and anti-colonialism within Europe. Applicants are advised to consult the potential supervisor about suitable topics by writing to

The Centre for the Investigation of Transnational Encounters is based at the Moore Institute in NUI Galway and supports research on transnational links and historical comparisons between the world's regions and societies, with a specific emphasis on the modern period. It hosts doctoral students and visiting scholars and organises various academic events. Its co-director, Dr. Róisín Healy, has developed a strong reputation in this field through publications such as The Shadow of Colonialism on Europe's Modern Past (2014), Poland in the Irish Nationalist Imagination: Anti-Colonialism within Europe (2017) and 1916 in Global Context: An Anti-Imperial Moment (2018). The successful candidate will also benefit from the wide range of expertise of colleagues in the HIstory Department and a strong cohort of doctoral students in the History Department.

The minimum qualification for the award of a scholarship is a first class or higher second class honours primary degree or the equivalent from a recognised institution in a relevant discipline. The applicant must also have an established proficiency in English or in Irish.

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Contact Info: 

Dr. Róisín Healy, History Department, NUI Galway, Galway H91 TK33, Ireland