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TitelPostdoctoral Fellowships at Warwick (British Academy, Leverhulme, Newton)
BeschreibungThe Department of German Studies at the University of Warwick ( would like to support outstanding post-doctoral scholars making applications to the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme; for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships; and (for EU-based candidates) for Newton Fellowships - for further information on eligibility and deadlines see below.

Warwick is one of the leading research universities in the UK ( The Department of German Studies is renowned for its strong cultural studies profile, considering cultural production in the context of historical, social, and political developments. Research interests in the department range across the whole of the modern period, from the eighteenth-century Enlightenment to the present day, with notable areas of expertise in constructions of nation, gender and ethnicity, German Romanticism, 18th and 19th century drama, the culture of the Weimar period, prison literature, representations of violence, German-Jewish literature, antisemitism, cultures of memory, post-war poetry, diasporic cultures (film and literature), travel writing, post-war cinema (including East German cinema), Orientalism, Islam and East-West cultural differences within German traditions, as well as the role played by German speaking thinkers and practitioners in the development of the critical canon of cultural theory and film theory. We are interested in supporting research projects in any of these and related areas (see also

The department offers a lively research culture and strong cross-disciplinary ties to other departments in the Humanities, and we also welcome applications for suitable cross-disciplinary projects. Collaborative research within the Humanities is fostered by a number of interdisciplinary research centres (more information at, such as the Humanities Research Centre, the Centre for Research in Philosophy, Literature and the Arts, the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, the Warwick Eighteenth Century Centre or the Global History and Culture Centre.

Details of the British Academy Postdoctoral Scheme (for UK and EU/EEA citizens or applicants holding a doctorate from a UK university or having been previously employed in UK academia) can be found here:

Details of the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme (for candidates holding a degree from a UK university or holding a temporary academic position in the UK at the time of application) can be found here:

Details of the Newton International Fellowship Scheme (for applicants who are not UK citizens and are not currently working at a UK university) can be found here:

The final deadline for British Academy first stage applications is 10 October 2012; for Leverhulme Fellowships, 7 March 2013; for Newton Fellowships, 16 April 2013.

We would strongly welcome enquiries from eligible post-doctoral candidates. Applicants wishing to be supported for one of these fellowships should contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Dr Christine Achinger (, considerably in advance of these deadlines. Draft applications for a BA Postdoctoral Fellowship should be submitted to the Department as soon as possible, by Friday 28 September at the latest to allow for internal peer review and feedback in time for the British Academy deadline of Wednesday 10 October. We would normally expect applicants to have passed their viva/Disputation and to have at least two published articles or equivalent. Please send applications and project outlines in English.

Best wishes,

Christine Achinger

Dr. Christine Achinger
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of German Studies
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL

Tel.: +44-(0)2476 150388
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PersonName: Dr Christine Achinger 
Funktion: Director of Graduate Studies 
KontaktdatenName/Institution: Department of German Studies 
Strasse/Postfach: University of Warwick 
Postleitzahl: CV31 2BQ 
Stadt: Coventry 
Telefon: + 44 (0)24 765-524419 (department office) 
Fax: Fax + 44 (0)24 765-28173 
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