CFP: Colonial/Postcolonial New Researchers’ Workshop

The Colonial/Postcolonial New Researchers’ Workshop is currently inviting abstract submissions for the 2016/7 academic year. The workshop was established in 2008, to provide a forum for postgraduates and new researchers to meet and present their work in an informal environment. Seminars run on a bi-weekly basis at the Institute of Historical Research (IHR), intercalated with Imperial and World History (

We invite proposals for papers or panels on any aspect of colonial or postcolonial history. We particularly welcome proposals that address specific methodological, interdisciplinary or theoretical concerns.

Anyone interested in presenting their work, whether finished pieces or works in progress, is encouraged to submit an abstract of between 250-350 words to Abstracts should be submitted by no later than 15 August 2016. Decisions will be made in late August.

Contact Info:
Lara Atkin, Hannah Young, Mads Nielsen and Jacob Smith, Co-convenors Colonial/Postcolonial New Researchers’ Workshop
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Extended deadline: AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership – IWM & Queen Mary University of London.

The deadline for the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership between the IWM and Queen Mary University of London has been extended. The studentship topic is A review of the worldwide effects and impact of Spanish Influenza, 1918-1919, based on IWM’s medical collections and will commence on 1 October 2015.

Download the advertisement: IWM CDP Spanish Influenza
There is more information here.

The deadline for applications is Friday 8 May, 2015 at 5pm.