Doctoral Scholarship in Modern German and/or Polish History

  • NUI Galway Galway, Ireland
  • Application deadline: Friday, May 17, 2019
  • History

The History Department at NUI Galway invites applications for a fully funded PhD in History under the supervision of Dr. Róisín Healy, Senior Lecturer in History and Co-Director of the Centre for the Investigation of Transnational Encounters. Proposals should address one or more of the following research areas: modern German and/or Polish history; transnational and/or comparative approaches to Irish history; colonialism and anti-colonialism within Europe. For more details, see

The Centre for the Investigation of Transnational Encounters is based at the Moore Institute in NUI Galway and supports research on transnational links and historical comparisons between the world's regions and societies, with a specific emphasis on the modern period. It hosts doctoral students and visiting scholars and organises various academic events.

Its co-director, Dr. Róisín Healy, has developed a strong reputation in this field through publications such as The Shadow of Colonialism on Europe's Modern Past (2014), Poland in the Irish Nationalist Imagination, 1772-1922: Anti-Colonialism within Europe (2017) and 1916 in Global Context: An Anti-Imperial Moment (2018). The successful candidate will also benefit from the wide range of expertise of colleagues and a strong cohort of doctoral students in the History Department.


Dr. Róisín Healy
History Department, NUI Galway, Galway H91 TK33, Ireland