Job vacancy: PhD in history of life tiredness at KU Leuven

The PhD position is part of the interdisciplinary project ClarETol, which researches how carehome residents experience tiredness of life, the feeling that life is meaningless and worthless. In particular, the PhD student will focus on the cultural history of life tiredness in Belgium from the late 19th century, including a history of the concept, of its medical ‘discovery’, and of how the elderly have experienced it.

The PhD student will become part of the Research Group Cultural History since 1750 and will work under the supervision of Kaat Wils and Tinne Claes.

Deadline for applications: 19 September 2022.
All information on the vacancy and on how to apply can be found here.