The Return of Looted Artefacts since 1945

After a break due to the pandemic, the annual conference of the Max Weber Foundation will take place again from 16 to 18 May 2022, this time on the topic of the restitution of looted artefacts since 1945 in a comparative perspective. Programme
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Opportunities (jobs and scholarships)

Roman Studies Course

The call for applications for this year's studies course, which will take place in Rome from 4 to 11 September, is open until 31 May 2022. It is aimed at advanced students and doctoral candidates in history and music history. Further information you can find in our Application portal.   

Opportunities (jobs and scholarships), CONTEMPORARY HISTORY

PhD Position Comtemporary History

The Department Zeitgeschichte/Histoire Contemporaine of the University of Fribourg is offering 1 PhD position for a period of up to 4 years in the field of contemporary history. The dissertation is part of the international research group "The Global Pontificate of Pius XII: Catholicism in a Divided World, 1945–1958". Application deadline: 2 June 2022. Requirements are a Master's degree in history with  ...   

Opportunities (jobs and scholarships), CONTEMPORARY HISTORY

Doctoral Fellowships Contemporary History

We are offering 2 doctoral fellowships for a period of up to 4 years in contemporary history.
The announced scholarships are intended to support PhD projects within the framework of the research group "The Global Pontificate of Pius XII: Catholicism in a Divided World, 1945–1958". Application deadline: 5 June 2022. The call is open to students planning to pursue a doctorate as well as for  ...   

Are you working on a topic related to entangled history and would like to present and discuss it with an international audience? The online seminar series organised by the DHIs in Paris and Rome offers space for this. It is addressed to both young and established scholars from all medieval disciplines. Send your abstract together with a short CV by 10th June 2022. Click here for more

Livio Odescalchi (1652–1713), nephew of Innocent XI, paid the price in his youth for the pope's anti-nepotism policy, who chose to deny him any official position. During the same period, Livio had to submit to the oppressive control of his uncle, his testamentary guardian – an unhappy situation that, at the time, caused him to be considered a symbol of misfortune. In spite of this, the young man was able to lay the  ...   



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