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Vacancy: Assistant Professor of Heritage of Social Europe UvA

The Capacity Group of European Studies in the Department of History, European Studies, and Religious Studies invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Heritage of Social Europe.  We are looking for a scholar whose research combines approaches from political history and critical heritage studies, engaging with the enduring material and immaterial heritage as well as intangible heritage practices of Social Europe and its influence on contemporary political and social debates and policies.  Deadline: 12 May 2024

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Posthumus Conference 2024: Regional History in a Global Context

Regional history has traditionally been in the periphery for many (although not all) social and economic historians. Despite Sidney Pollard’s claim that the British Industrial Revolution was a regional rather than a national phenomenon, economic historians have frequently tended to focus on the national level, while social historians often preferred to study local communities.

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