Opportunities

Here you can find some opportunities to join us at the Italian-German Historical Institute.

  • A RESEARCH POSITION IN DIGITAL HISTORY FOR THE ERC PROJECT HOLYLAB
    FBK is a private research institution based in Trento (Italy), operating in different scientific fields and disciplines. As such, it keeps the Autonomous Province of Trento within the mainstream of international research. FBK comprises 12 research centres with activities and production available at http://www.fbk.eu/research-centers. The Italian-German Historical Institute (ISIG) is a research center that promotes historical studies in the field of early modern and contemporary history. Research activities are highly interdisciplinary, transnational. ISIG’s researchers develop projects in collaboration with other institutions and conduct individual studies in political, religious, social, cultural, environmental, and economic history. The study activities promoted by ISIG maintain a constant dialogue with the most recent international historiographic trends. In line with the aims of all the FBK Research Centres, ISIG pays particular attention to innovative scientific research practices with extensive bestowal of results to the community.
  • 10 GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR PHD STUDENTS AND POST-DOCS TO ATTEND ISIG'S ANNUAL STUDY WEEK
    The 65th Study Week organised by the Italian-German Historical Institute of the Bruno Kessler Foundation, in partnership with the University of Trento, and the Australian National University (Canberra), is scheduled for 12-14 September 2024. The Study Week will be dedicated to (Dangerous) Crowds in Pre-Modern and Modern History. A description of the conference, as well as the full programme, can be found at the following link. The Italian-German Historical Institute offers 10 grants to PhD students and recent postdocs (thesis successfully defended after 1 September 2021) who wish to attend the conference. The conference grants cover travel costs (up to 200 euros) plus catering and accommodation.
  • Call for Expressions of Interest for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships 2024
    The Italian-German Historical Institute (ISIG) of the Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK) in Trento is an advanced research centre that promotes research in early modern and contemporary history, with particular emphasis on transnational history. ISIG invites expressions of interest from postdoctoral researchers with an excellent track record of research and publications to apply for Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA) Individual Fellowships, awarded by the European Commission, to be hosted at ISIG. Priority will be given to applicants whose profiles fit closely with existing research interests and projects at ISIG. Selected candidates will be offered both academic advice and administrative support from ISIG and the FBK Research Office with regards to the proposal development.
  • "VISITING IN TRENTINO" Fellowship
    The Italian-German Historical Institute (ISIG) at the Fondazione Bruno Kessler in Trento is pleased to serve as Host Institution for applications for the ‘Visiting in Trentino’ fellowship. This Call for Applications is funded by the Autonomous Province of Trento. It is directed at funding ‘Visiting’ programmes for researchers and/or professors working abroad, to be implemented at Trentino research organisations, in order to reinforce a network of exchange and cooperation and enhance know-how as regards the use of innovative methodologies.
  • VISITING FELLOWS
    The Italian-German Historical Institute (ISIG) of the Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK) in Trento is an advanced research centre that promotes research in early modern and contemporary history, with particular emphasis on transnational history. The research team includes permanent researchers, collaborators, and fellows. The institute has one of the most comprehensive specialist libraries for transnational history, with particular emphasis on Italian-German connections. The library also holds special collections, including both early modern printed books as well as the personal archives of Giulio Basetti Sani, Hubert Jedin, Serafino Majerotto, and Antonio Zieger. We invite historians whose research would benefit from collaboration with ISIG to apply for a Visiting Fellowship. These fellowships can last between one and six months.