Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (14/06/2013 03.05)

Public History: a florentine case-study:

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the seventies onwards Public History and on the role of historians who want to write history closely related to the topics discussed in the public arena and with the same social actors. The case of the web site of l Storia di firenze ( with its more than seven hundred thousand contacts, recorded in his few years of life, is a significant example to question the meaning of the production of historical knowledge on a specific territory and on the role of the producers of this knowledge – academic researchers, free scholars, experts in the area and its history - able to interact and communicate openly with the city, its institutions, its actors. The aim of the research project is the focus of the control procedures of the "sense" and usefulness of instruments - virtual or real, such as a museum of the city's history – for the production of historical knowledge of an area

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Research Fields


Eligibility criteria

Laurea V.O. in Lettere e Storia at an Italian University or MA in History at others Universities, also PhD in Early Modern History. An adeguate scientific curriculum is required, responding to the research project specification.

Selection process

The competition will be carried out by an evaluation of titles and examination, by means of an interview

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Annual budget22.946
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year22.946
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
Maximum duration of fellowship12
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi di Firenze - Dipartimento di Storia, Archeologia, Geografia, Arte e Spettacolo

Public research
Firenze - Italy