Information for Affiliates

CES Affiliates play an important role in the intellectual life of the Center, and are involved in Study Groups, events, and student activities. Affiliates are established scholars whose work focuses on modern Europe and have an academic appointment at a local institution of higher education within 45 miles of Cambridge. Appointments as an Affiliate last for two years, at the end of which time it must be renewed.

In order to be considered for affiliation, candidates are expected to have been active at CES for one year prior to their application. The application should include the following materials:
  1. A current CV
  2. A cover letter requesting affiliation
  3. A description of current work
  4. A Letter of Recommendation

The deadline for the 2012-2014 applications cycle is March 2, 2012.

Applications can be sent via email to Ms. Sadie Polen at or via post to:

Director, David Blackbourn
Center for European Studies
ATTN: Sadie Polen
Harvard University
27 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02139