Postdoctoral Fellow in Sri Lankan History (Fixed Term)

The UKRI-funded 5-year mission, ‘Colombo: Layered Histories within the World South Metropolis’, which was chosen for funding by the European Analysis Council beneath its ‘HORIZON’ programme, is recruiting to its first postdoctoral fellowship.

It is a full-time put up for 3 years, commencing 1st October 2024. ‘The potential early profession scholar will focus their consideration inside the broad subject of ‘Early modernity in Colombo’, taken right here merely as indicating the interval previous to 1800

The profitable candidate shall be educated to PhD degree, usually with a PhD within the historical past of Asia/early fashionable world historical past, ideally with established experience in Southeast Asian/Sri Lankan historical past. They need to be fluent in using analysis supplies in Portuguese and/or Dutch and can profit from having expertise working in Sri Lankan archives. Use of analysis supplies in Sinhala and/or Tamil is fascinating.

The power and willingness to work collaboratively and to have interaction in digital humanities analysis and public-facing work is important.  Candidates are anticipated to display their capacity to publish top quality analysis.

Given the mission’s purpose to generate dialogue between Sri Lanka and Europe, candidates making use of from Sri Lanka are particularly inspired.

For additional details about this put up please see the Additional Particulars hooked up to this advert.

Mounted-term: The funds for this put up can be found for 3 years within the first occasion.

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Casual enquiries are welcomed and ought to be directed to Professor Sujit Sivasundaram, Professor of World Historical past and mission P.I. at [email protected]

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