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PhD and Postdoc Positions: the History of Early Modern Hazards at Utrecht University

Utrecht2 PhD positions: Economic and Social History

At Utrecht University, at the department of History and Art History, the Section Economic and Social History, within the research team of Professor Bas van Bavel, there are vacancies for 2 PhD positions. The PhD’s will work within the ERC-funded project ‘Coordinating for life. Success and failure of Western European societies in coping with rural hazards and disasters, 1300-1800’, which aims to explain why some societies are successful in preventing the effects of major hazards and buffering threats, or in recovering quickly, while others prove highly vulnerable. Deadline for applications: 14 April 2014.

Here is a direct link to the description of the vacancy.

1 Postdoc position: Economic and Social History

At Utrecht University, at the department of History and Art History, the Section Economic and Social History, within the research team of Professor Bas van Bavel, there is also a vacancy for a Postdoc position. As a Postdoc you will work within the ERC-funded project “Coordinating for life. Success and failure of Western European societies in coping with rural hazards and disasters, 1300-1800”, which aims to explain why some societies are successful in preventing the effects of major hazards and buffering threats, or in recovering quickly, while others prove highly vulnerable. Deadline for applications: 14 April 2014.

Here is a direct link to the description of the vacancy.

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About D Degroot

I am an assistant professor of environmental history at Georgetown University. My research explores flexibility and resilience in the face of climate change across the early modern world. I am the co-administrator of the Climate History Network, and the administrator of HistoricalClimatology.com. For more about my work, visit DagomarDegroot.com.

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This entry was posted on March 26, 2014 by in Jobs.
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