History Graduate Student Blog

Summer Seminar: Nationalism, Religion and Violence (Prague, June 23-July 4, 2014)

Application deadline: April 1, 2014 (fee-based program; limited discounts available)

Charles University in Prague and International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki, supported by the LSEE invite applications for the Second Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence in 2014, which will be organized between June 23 and July 4, 2014 at the Charles University in Prague. The language of communication during the summer seminar will be English.

Summer Institute in Asian American Studies: "Empire Reconsidered" in Hsinchu, Taiwan (July 29-31, 2014)

The Summer Institute in Asian American Studies: Empire Reconsidered

National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan (July 29-31, 2014)

Application deadline: February 28, 2014 (food and accommodations paid; air travel is the responsibility of the participant)

NEH 5-Week Institute: "View from the East: The Federal Government and the American West" (George Mason University, July 7 - August 6, 2014)

View From the East: The Federal Government and the American West is a five-week college teacher (open to both faculty and grad students) summer institute that brings twenty-five teachers, graduate students and scholars of western U.S. history to George Mason University to study aspects of the federal government’s influence in this history.

Application deadline: Must be postmarked by March 1, 2014 (application instructions)

Consolidated Funding Due Feb. 7, 2014

The following information is from the email sent out by Margaret O'Mara as a follow up to the January meeting to discuss Consolidated Funding Applications. The 2014 application is now open, and all materials (including faculty recommendations) are due Friday, February 7, at 5:00PM.  You may edit your application online up until the deadline.

The application is on Catalyst and has two parts:

Application form:


Call for Applications: $750 Ethics Prize for Graduate Students (Mar 1 deadline)

The Program on Values in Society at the University of Washington is proud to offer a grant of $750 for graduate students seeking to introduce serious consideration of normative ethics into their descriptive academic work. The goal of this grant is to encourage interdisciplinary discussion of ethics as an aspect of empirical research. Priority will be given to doctoral students writing a dissertation in the social or natural sciences; other graduate students are also welcome to apply.