PhD Student Stephen Griffin awarded Pre-Doctoral Richard Plaschka Fellowship by the OeAD GmbH

12 July 2017

Congratulations to PhD student Stephen Griffin on his recent award of a Pre-Doctoral Richard Plaschka Fellowship by the OeAD GmbH, the Austrian service centre for European and international mobility and cooperation programmes in the fields of education, science and research.Recipients of Plaschka grants can work as visiting researchers at university departments and carry out specialist studies in libraries, archives or at research institutions. Fellowships are awarded in the field of Humanities for History and Archaeology and the grant itself is named after the Austrian historian, who died in 2001 and who worked at the University of Vienna as a university professor for Eastern European history from 1967 to 1993.Applications are open to both Pre-doctoral fellows and Postdoctoral researchers who are occupied with Austria-related topics.Stephen's award will allow him to visit the University of Vienna to conduct research at the Haus-, Hof- und Staatsarchiv over the coming academic year.