This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Solomon Linda and the Evening Birds, 1941. From left to right: Solomon Linda, Gilbert Madondo, Boy Sibiya, Gideon Mkhize, Samuel Mlangeni and Owen Sikhakhane.

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From the pastor as pugilist to another side of W. E. B. Du Bois, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history.

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Lecturer in Colonial/Postcolonial History and/or Environmental History (E&R)

Job Description

Humanities and Social Sciences (Cornwall) seeks to appoint an outstanding full time Lecturer (Education and Research) in Colonial/Postcolonial History and/or Environmental History to support the development and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The successful candidate will join a team of accomplished scholars whose research and teaching combines discipline-specific expertise with interdisciplinary insight and creativity. This is an exciting opportunity to join an interdisciplinary department committed to promoting innovative and
transformative teaching and research. We are keen to welcome an academic with an exciting research profile and track record of excellence, including grant applications and internationally recognised publications, commensurate with career stage. We are particularly interested to hear from applicants whose research is focused
on colonial and postcolonial history with a strong interest in environmental history. The ideal candidate will be engaged in cutting-edge research and will show ambition to become a leader in their field of expertise. Applicants should demonstrate a willingness to deliver innovative teaching that will engage students from diverse backgrounds at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The successful candidate will present a keen interest in research-led teaching and exploring the potential of codesigning cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary programmes and teaching activities. Applicants
should consider their contribution to teaching and research culture, and how they would build the profile of History alongside and in collaboration with History, Literature, Languages, Politics and Law in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (Cornwall).

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