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University College London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies seeks to appoint a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Hungarian History. This opportunity arises from the award of an AHRC Research Grant to Dr Jakub Bene for the project Europes Last Peasant War: Violence and Revolution in Austria-Hungary and its Successors, 1917-1945.
The appointee will join a project team based in the UK and Slovenia to investigate how central European peasants experienced, and shaped, the era of world wars. In particular, the appointees research will be focused on the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in rural Hungary and peasant responses to the 1919 Hungarian Soviet Republic. The Research Fellow’s further professional development will be supported through conference attendance and publication opportunities.
Duration of the role is fixed term for 1 year in the first instance and the successful candidate is to start no later than 1st June 2021.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in modern European history, or in a related discipline, and will preferably have research experience in central Europe. Fluency in Hungarian and high-level proficiency in English are essential. The appointee will join a project team based in the UK and Slovenia to investigate how central European peasants experienced, and shaped, the era of world wars.
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