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Starter scholarships of the Basel Graduate School of History

Startstipendien der Basel Graduate School of History

Bourses de début de thèse de la Basel Graduate School of History

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Published on Wednesday, February 02, 2022

Abstract

The Basel Graduate School of History (BGSH) is offering two 1-year starter scholarships. The purpose of the scholarships is to support you during the starting phase of your doctorate. Within thefirst six months of your scholarship, you must develop a grant application for your doctoral project and submitit to the Swiss National Science Foundation, or another funding institution.

Announcement

Basel Graduate School of History (BGSH) is offering two 1-year starter scholarships (Start date: 1 October 2022).

Your tasks

The purpose of the scholarships is to support you during the starting phase of your doctorate. Within thefirst six months of your scholarship, you must develop a grant application for your doctoral project and submitit to the Swiss National Science Foundation, or another funding institution.

Your profile

The scholarships are intended for graduates who hold a Master’s degree or an equivalent qualification inHistory, and who are interested in carrying out research in one of the following areas: Medieval History, Early Modern History, Modern and Contemporary History, Eastern European History, Jewish History, GlobalHistory, African History. A high level of motivation is expected, with the ability to carry out a research projectindependently over the course of several years as an active member of the BGSH, and to contribute toacademic debates both within and outside the Department of History. For further information on the fieldsof study at the BGSH see: https://dg.philhist.unibas.ch/en/doktorat/bgsh/research-areas/.

What we offer

The Basel Graduate School of History offers a structured graduate studies programme in history within anintellectually inspiring environment. Doctoral students at the BGSH benefit from a rich scholarly exchange, joint workshops and research seminars, and a vast international and interdisciplinary network. Moreover,the BGSH offers further instruments to pursue your doctoral project and supports the realization of ownscholarly events. The 1-year scholarship amounts to CHF 30,000 and is paid in two tranches (withintermediate evaluation).

Application

Deadline for applications: 20 March 2022

The application is to be submitted electronically on following web page.

In addition, please email the following documents to the coordinator at the Basel Graduate School of History, Laura Ritter (laura.ritter@unibas.ch):

  1. Covering letter
  2. CV (including a list of publications, where applicable)
  3. Outline of the dissertation project (max. 3 pages)
  4. Degree certificate
  5. One or two text samples (incl. master thesis or equivalent)

Please submit the documents in two separate pdf files:

  • Documents 1 to 4: one single file with the title >[surname]-bew.pdf<
  • Text samples: one single file with the title >[surname]-texte.pdf<

Applications can be submitted in German, French, or English. Applicants who are about to complete theirstudies can apply, provided that they can submit an official graduation certificate no later than 8 June 2022. Applications from doctoral students already enrolled at other institutions will not be considered. Holders of a starter scholarship must enrol as PhD students at the University of Basel.

Contact

For further information, please consult https://dg.philhist.unibas.ch/en/doctorate/bgsh/ or contact Laura Ritter at laura.ritter@unibas.ch / +41 61 207 46 74

Selection committee

  • Frithjof Benjamin Schenk (Professeur d'histoire de l'Europe de l'Est au Département d'histoire de l'Université de Bâle)
  • Lucas Burkart (Professeur d'histoire du Moyen Âge tardif et de la Renaissance italienne au Département d'histoire de l'Université de Bâle)
  • Claus Musterle (Chercheur sur le projet "Global Cultures of Risk" au Département d'histoire de l'Université de Bâle)
  • Claudia Opitz Belakhal (Professeur d'histoire des débuts de l'ère moderne au département d'histoire de l'Université de Bâle).
  • Dr. Laura Ritter (Coordinatrice de l'école supérieure d'histoire de Bâle au département d'histoire)
  • Dr. Ina Cathrin Serif (Adjoint à la chaire d'histoire de la Renaissance et du début des temps modernes au département d'histoire de l'Université de Bâle)

Places

  • Basel, Switzerland

Date(s)

  • Sunday, March 20, 2022

Keywords

  • BGSH, Basel Graduate School for History, university of Basel, universität Basel, Basel, Schweiz, Switzerland, Suisse

Contact(s)

  • Laura Ritter
    courriel : bgsh-geschichte [at] unibas [dot] ch

Information source

  • Laura Ritter
    courriel : bgsh-geschichte [at] unibas [dot] ch

License

CC0-1.0 This announcement is licensed under the terms of Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal.

To cite this announcement

« Starter scholarships of the Basel Graduate School of History », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, February 02, 2022, https://doi.org/10.58079/1862

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