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2η Δημόσια Πρόσκληση για ένταξη στον θεσμό του Ακαδημαϊκού Συνεργάτη (Fellow) στο Κέντρο Έρευνας για τις Ανθρωπιστικές Επιστήμες (ΚΕΑΕ)

Το «Κέντρο Έρευνας για τις Ανθρωπιστικές Επιστήμες» (ΚΕΑΕ) (, εκπληρώνοντας τον βασικό καταστατικό σκοπό του που είναι η ενίσχυση της έρευνας στις ανθρωπιστικές επιστήμες, αναγγέλλει τη 2η Δημόσια Πρόσκληση για Ακαδημαϊκούς Συνεργάτες (Fellows).

2024 Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Capitalism

The History of Capitalism Project at Harvard Business School and Harvard University identifies and supports outstanding scholars whose work responds to the growing interest in the study of global capitalism from a historical perspective. We seek to organize a community of scholars who study aspects of the history of capitalism in all regions of the world and in all chronological periods. Global perspectives are strongly desired, as are contributions from a wide range of variety of disciplines. Hoping to create a global conversation on the history of capitalism, we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds across the globe, especially from outside Europe and North America.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Business History

The Business History Initiative at Harvard Business School seeks a Postdoctoral Fellow for twelve months study and research at Harvard Business School. The fellow will work closely with Professor Geoffrey Jones, Isidor Straus Professor of Business History at Harvard Business School.

Τwo-year postdoctoral position in Εconomic history, Laboratory for the Economics of Africa's Past (LEAP), Department of Economics, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

The Laboratory for the Economics of Africa's Past (LEAP) and the Department of Economics at Stellenbosch University in South Africa invite applications for a two-year postdoctoral position in economic history.

Peter and Norah Lomas Scholarship at Newcastle University

Newcastle University (UK) invites applications for the Peter and Norah Lomas Scholarship in Economics, commencing in September 2024. The Scholarship covers full fees (at the domestic rate) and maintenance stipends for three years. 

The Geneva Graduate Institute PhD scholarships

The Geneva Graduate Institute offers fully-funded PhD scholarships to students who wish to write their dissertations in economic history, with particular emphasis in financial history. Depending on interest and background, students can apply through the International Economics or the International History PhDs.

Alfred D. Chandler Jr. Travel Fellowships

The purpose of this fellowship is to facilitate library and archival research in business or economic history. Individual grants range from $1,000 to $3,000. Three categories of applicants will be eligible for grants: 1) Harvard University graduate students in history, economics, or business administration, whose research requires travel to distant archives or repositories; 2) graduate students or nontenured faculty in those fields from other universities, in the U.S. and abroad, whose research requires travel to Baker Library and other local archives; and 3) Harvard College undergraduates writing senior theses in these fields whose research requires travel away from Cambridge.

Henry Kaufman Financial History Fellowship Program

The Business History Conference is pleased to announce – and invite applications for – its inaugural Henry Kaufman Financial History Fellowship Program.  Funded through a generous donation from Henry & Elaine Kaufman Foundation, Inc., the Program is intended to support the work of outstanding emerging scholars whose work engages meaningfully with financial history in any time period or any region of the world.  The Kaufman Program offers Research Fellowships, Dissertation Fellowships, and Post-Doctoral Fellowships.

The Alfred D. Chandler Jr. International Visiting Scholar in Business History Program, Harvard Business School

The Alfred D. Chandler Jr. International Visiting Scholar in Business History Program invites established scholars in business history based outside the United States to spend a period of time in residence at Harvard Business School. The Chandler International Visiting Scholar is expected to interact with faculty and researchers, present work at research seminars, and conduct business history research. 

The Thomas K. McCraw Fellowship in U.S. Business History, Harvard Business School

This award honors the work and contributions of Thomas K. McCraw (1940-2012), who was Isidor Straus Professor of Business History at Harvard Business School. The fellowship enables established scholars from around the world whose primary interest is the business and economic history of the United States to spend time in residence at Harvard Business School. The main activities of the Thomas K. McCraw Fellow will be to conduct research in the archives of Baker Library or in other Boston-area libraries, present their work at a seminar, and interact with HBS faculty. 

The John E. Rovensky Fellowships in International Business or Economic History (2023-24)

The University of Illinois Foundation announces the inaugural John Rovensky Fellowship in International Business or Economic History.  One $10,200 fellowship will be awarded for a doctoral student writing a doctoral dissertations in non-US business or economic history. The fellowships are available largely through the generosity of the late John E. Rovensky and are administered by the University of Illinois Foundation. Awardees may use the fellowship concurrently with other funding sources, including grants or teaching assignments.

Doctoral student in Economic History – Innovation and firm performance, Department of Economic History, LUSEM, Lund University

The research project studies growth and economic development from a micro-level perspective making use of newly collected longitudinal data covering the universe of Swedish manufacturing establishments from the 18th century until the 20th century. These data will be paired with, for example, patent records and individual-level census data to study a set of interrelated questions: i) Why do some firms thrive, while others fail? We study the determinants of firm survival between 1864-1900 focusing in particular on how innovation and the adoption of new technologies affected patterns of firm longevity; ii) Why did firms begin to invent? We analyze the historical shift in innovation from independent inventors to firms, as well as examine its determinants and effects on firm performance; and iii) What determines the adoption of new technologies? We study the determinants of the diffusion of steam and electricity across manufacturing plants, also analyzing the impacts of adoption on employment, productivity, and firm survival. 

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