Gepubliceerd op 20-08-2015

Vacancy IISH: Post-doc Research program Four Centuries of Labor Camps

The IISH conducts advanced research on the global history of work, workers, and labour relations and to this end gathers data, which are made available to other researchers as well.

As of December 1st, 2015, there will be an opening in the research department of the IISH for a

Post-doc (m/f)

(28,5 hours a week (0,75 fte), location: IISH), for a period of 29 months

To work on the Research program Four Centuries of Labor Camps: War, Rehabilitation, Ethnicity

Project: “Colonial Enlightenment and Punishment in the Netherlands Indies: From chain gang to Upper Digul 1750-1942”

The research program Four Centuries of Labor Camps: War, Rehabilitation, Ethnicity is a joint enterprise of the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies (NIOD) and the International Institute of Social History (IISH), both located in Amsterdam. The aim of the program is to produce an integrated, worldwide history of labor camps which will overcome chronological boundaries. Program leader is professor Pieter Spierenburg who will closely collaborate with professors Marcel van der Linden (IISH) and Peter Romijn (NIOD) as members of the program’s steering committee.

Job requirements:

  • PhD in history or another discipline with a historical component
  • At least three years of professional experience on topics related to the program
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, Indonesian serves as a recommendation

Further information.

Deadline: 13 September 2015.

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