Pembroke/TORCH ‘Women in the Humanities’ Post-doc

Three Year Joint Pembroke-Torch Career Development Fellowship

Pembroke College and The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities invite applications for a joint Pembroke-TORCH Career Development Fellowship in ‘Women in the Humanities’. This is a fixed-term appointment for three years. In addition to supporting outstanding early-career researchers who are working in any aspect of Women in the Humanities, the Fellowship aims to build an academic community of shared interests in the College. Accordingly, while the field of specialisation is open, preference may be given for proposals that complement the interests of Fellows in the College.

Special consideration for work within the following topics:
Global War, Revolution and Women’s Citizenship 1914-1919
Women, Literature and Culture of World War One
Women and Gender in Modern South Asia
Women and Gender in Modern Islam

The salary for this post will be in the range £32,277 to £35,256 per annum depending on experience and qualifications.

Closing date for applications is noon on Friday 3rd July 2015. Shortlisted candidates will be asked on 7th July to submit written work. It is anticipated that interviews will be held during the week beginning 13th July.

For more information, and to apply, see here.

Gender, Women and Culture Seminar, Hilary 2015

The Gender, Women and Culture seminar series will run every other Tuesday of Hilary Term 2015 from 12-1.

Week 2: Tuesday 27th January
Rees Davies Room, History Faculty

Arianne Chernock (Boston) – ‘From the Right to Rule to the Right to Reign: Politics of Queenship in Nineteenth-Century Britain’

Week 4: Tuesday 10th February
Rees Davies Room, History Faculty

Reading group on women and wartime led by Eve Worth and Charlotte Bennett. The following texts will be discussed:

Alison S. Fell, ‘Nursing the Other: the representation of colonial troops in French and British First World War nursing memoirs’, in Santanu Das (ed.), Race, empire and First World War writing (Cambridge, 2011), pp.158-174.
James Hinton,’Lilian Rogers: Birmingham flaneuse’, in Nine Wartime Lives: Mass Observation and the Making of the Modern Self (Oxford, 2010), pp.111-135.

Digital copies available from CGIS Co-ordinator Naomi Pullin:

Week 6: Tuesday 24th February
Lodgings Drawing Room, Exeter College

Susan Grayzel (Mississippi) – ‘Did women have a Great War?’

Week 8: Tuesday 10th March
Rees Davies Room, History Faculty

Matthew Stevens (Swansea) – ‘Married Women and the Law in Late Medieval Northern Europe’

Women’s Leadership programme (WLP) – 4 October to 22 November 2015

The Eisenhower Fellowship is one of the world’s most prestigious fellowships whose alumni include national presidents, government ministers, top civil servants, economists, educators, entrepreneurs, business people and innovators to name but a few. For the first time since 1990, the UK is included amongst countries invited to nominate a candidate for the Women Leadership Programme, 2015.

See here for more information: Letter to EF Potential Candidates-1

Closing date: Friday, November 28 2014 at 5pm.