The Committee for the Lauro De Bosis Lectureship in the History of Italian Civilization at Harvard University seeks candidates who attained their Ph.D. (or equivalent) within the past ten years (December 2003 or after), for a postdoctoral fellowship in any aspect of Italian culture, history, and society, to be held during the academic year 2014-2015. The fellowship may be one or two semesters in length, depending on the proposed research project; it carries a stipend of $25,000 for one semester and $50,000 for two semesters. The recipient of the fellowship will be expected to be in residence in Cambridge for the entire period of her or his appointment, and to use the resources of the University to pursue a project with a substantial Italian component. He or she will also have the opportunity to teach a course or organize a workshop at Harvard, and will be expected to make a seminar presentation of his or her work. Applicants should submit a 1000-word English-language description of their project, a curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation (sent separately by the recommenders) by e-mail to Sarah Axelrod. All applications should include a facing page including the following information: the candidate’s name, current affiliation, mailing address, telephone, e-mail coordinates, the title of the proposal, the month and year the Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) was obtained, the name of the institution that granted the degree, and the names and e-mail addresses of the recommenders. All queries regarding the fellowship should be sent via e-mail. Deadline 14 February 2014.

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