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OPPORTUNITY: Postdoctoral Research Fellowships at The University of Western Australia

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Applications close: Friday 24th October 2014.

 

The University of Western Australia is seeking to apppoint two three year postdoctoral research fellows:

Research Associate - Literature and Culture of War, Conflict and Violence


The Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions seeks to appoint an exceptional postdoctoral research fellow at The University of Western Australia to contribute to research projects in the history of emotions in Europe, c. 1100-1800. 


Working together with Professor Andrew Lynch, the successful candidate will develop a project relating to the literature and culture of war, conflict and violence in the period 1100-1500. The project will include substantial reference to Middle English, but may also involve other vernacular languages and Latin, and reference to non-textual material. There is scope to include literary and cultural expressions of peace, and to draw connections between medieval and later periods.

This prestigious fellowship offers an exciting opportunity for innovative and enthusiastic scholars with demonstrated track records in medieval and/or early modern studies, and a capacity to engage in interdisciplinary research.
Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant discipline in medieval and/or early modern studies.

Contact: Professor Andrew Lynch by email: andrew.lynch@uwa.edu.au
Closing date: Friday, 24 October 2014

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Research Associate - Passions for Learning


The Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions seeks to appoint an exceptional postdoctoral research fellow at The University of Western Australia to contribute to research projects in the history of emotions in Europe, c. 1100-1800.

The research fellow will work with Professor Yasmin Haskell in the 'Passions for Learning' project team. This project explores the role of emotion in the work and lives of teachers and students, scholars and scientists, in the classroom, in correspondence, at court, in the laboratory, and in the field. Our new team member will enhance or complement our existing strengths, which include: Latin, language, erudition and emotion; women and learning; intercultural learning (e.g. by Jesuit missionaries in Asia and the Americas); and history of science and medicine.

This prestigious fellowship offers an exciting opportunity for innovative and enthusiastic scholars with demonstrated track records in medieval and/or early modern studies, and a capacity to engage in interdisciplinary research.

Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant discipline in medieval and/or early modern studies.

Contact: Professor Yasmin Haskell by email: yasmin.haskell@uwa.edu.au

Closing date: Friday, 24 October 2014

APPLY ONLINE