Postdoctoral research fellow – The Max Planck Research Group

The Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen is seeking to appoint a
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

The Max Planck Research Group, “Empires of Memory: The Cultural Politics of Historicity in Former Habsburg and Ottoman Cities,” based at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, Germany, seeks to appoint a postdoctoral research fellow with an outstanding academic record for a position to begin in late summer or early autumn 2019. Under the supervision of group leader Dr. Jeremy F. Walton, the fellow will develop
a focused research project pertaining to our broad fields of inquiry while also collaborating vigorously with other members of the research group.

More detailed information about “Empires of Memory” can be found here:
We welcome applicants from a plethora of fields in the social sciences and humanities, including Anthropology, History, Sociology, Geography, Urban Studies, Art History, Architectural History, Comparative Literature, Gender Studies and Queer Studies and we especially encourage applications from scholars with linguistic expertise pertinent to one or more of our eight sites. We also welcome applications from scholars who work from a decolonial/post-colonial perspective. On this occasion, we seek applicants whose research foci include Istanbul, Budapest, Thessaloniki and/or Sarajevo. Awards will be made on the basis of scholarly excellence and research promise.

The deadline for applications is 12 April 2019.



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