MHRA PG Editor and PG Representative

Dear BAMS-ers,

The Modern Humanities Research Association are seeking a new postgraduate editor for Working Papers in the Humanities. Please share the below advertisement with interested PG students.

The MHRA (Modern Humanities Research Association) is looking for a second postgraduate editor for its online journal, MHRA Working Papers in the Humanities ( Working Paperswas launched in 2006 and is aimed at early career researchers and postgraduates.

The successful applicant will serve as a second postgraduate representative to the MHRA Executive Committee, attending three committee meetings per year in London and advising on postgraduate matters, and the position will also involve an element of conference organisation. For further information about the work of the MHRA see

This position starts in January 2016 and ends in December 2017. Whilst unpaid, it offers invaluable experience in the world of academic publishing, as well as representing a chance to work constructively for the future of the Humanities more broadly. Applications are welcome from postgraduates working in any of the ‘modern humanities’, defined as relating to the modern and medieval languages, literatures and cultures of Europe (including English and the Slavonic languages, and the cultures of the European diaspora).

Applicants should send a CV and cover letter (in a single Word file), together with a letter of support from their supervisor, as email attachments to Dr B. Burns (, Honorary Secretary, by 10 December 2015. Informal enquiries are welcome and may be addressed to the current representative, Lucy Russell, at