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Cambridge is one of the largest and most diverse centres for historical research in the world.  Nearly two hundred postdoctoral historians pursue teaching and research within the History Faculty and Colleges of the University

The Faculty hosts regular Research Seminars in which staff, visitors and students present their work, and has links to a number of Research Centres.

For Cambridge staff, there are also pages to help you find appropriate sources of research funding, from both internal and external funders.

Research Projects

New joint degrees start October 2017

Funding Notices

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships (internal deadline, 21st August 2017)

Full information on this scheme is available on the Faculty website HERE. Although the scheme will not be opened by the British Academy (BA) until c.23rd August, institutions are directed to run internal selection competitions in advance. The relevant page of the BA website is HERE. Funding is available for early career scholars to join an institution of their choice (subject to the host’s agreement) for three years plus research expenses. The BA will award up to 45 Fellowships nationally