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Job Posting: The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) invites applications for the position of publications liaison, a volunteer position to help increase the visibility of the association's journals and other

ADHO publications are primarily owned by its constituent organizations; these publications include:

   - *LLC. The Journal of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities* (a print
   journal whose ownership resides with ALLC/EADH);
   - *Digital Humanities Quarterly* (an online journal whose ownership
   resides with ACH);
   - *Digital Studies/Le champ numérique* (an online journal whose
   ownership resides with CSDH/SCHN);
   - *DH Commons* (an online publication whose ownership resides with
   - *Humanist* (an online discussion group);
   - *Digital Humanities Questions and Answers* (a community-based Q&A
   board whose ownership resides with ACH and ProfHacker); and
   - *Topics in the Digital Humanities* (a monograph series);

More information about ADHO p…

Job Posting at the Ural Federal University

The Ural Federal University Provost for Humanities, and Economic, Management and Social Sciences
The Ural Federal University (UrFU), one of the top ranked scientific centers in Russia, carrying out research in natural, technical, and social sciences, the humanities, and economics seeks an innovative, collegial leader to serve as Provost for Humanities, and Economic, Management and Social Sciences. The Provost reports directly to the President and collaborates with the deans of the academic programs, and various university councils. Minimum Qualifications are a Doctorate degree in your field and at least 5 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Preferred Qualifications include three or more year demonstrated experience in the following: strategic leadership, planning and management of complex units with multiple departments, development of partnerships with various universities, active participation in grant proposal writing and fund ra…

The 2013 Cultural Heritage Informatics (CHI) Field school
The 2013 Cultural Heritage Informatics (CHI) Field school introduces students to the tools and methods required to creatively apply information and computing technologies to cultural heritage materials and questions.

The CHl Fieldschool is a unique experience in which students come together for 5 weeks to collaboratively work on cultural heritage informatics projects. In the process they learn to envision and build applications and digital user experiences for cultural heritage – exploring skills such as programming, web design & development, user experience design, project management, digital storytelling, etc.

Build soundly on the principle of “building as a way of knowing,” the CHI Fieldschool embraces the idea that students develop a better understanding of cultural heritage informatics by actually building tools, applications, and digital user experiences.

2013 Fieldschool Theme: Each year, the CHI Fieldschool has a theme which guides…

The Editing Modernism in Canada project fellowships.

The Editing Modernism in Canada project, funded by a Strategic Knowledge Cluster grant (2008-15) from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, invites applications to its 2013 competition for a postdoctoral fellowship. Our first postdoctoral fellow, Meagan Timney, worked under the supervision of Ray Siemens at the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab at the University of Victoria, and in collaboration with the developers of the Text-Image Linking Environment and the Image Markup Tool, on digital tools for the production of EMiC's digital editions; she now works as an information architect and user-experience designer in San Francisco. Our second postdoctoral fellow, Matt Huculak, worked under the supervision of Dean Irvine at Dalhousie University, and in collaboration with developers at DiscoveryGarden and the Islandora project at the University of Prince Edward Island, on the Modernist Commons; he is currently a postdoc for the Modernist Versions Project at the University …

HSE International Center Fellowship

HSE International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and its
Consequences is seeking a person interested in doing research and writing papers
with other Center members on the following topics:
Social and cultural history of WWII, history of wartime Stalinism, history of forced
migrations during the WWII and its aftermath, Holocaust in the Soviet Union, Nazi
occupation policy and collaboration, history of the post-WWII Russian emigration.
The other topics related to the history of World War II might also be considered.
The Center especially welcomes those researchers who might contribute to the
Center’s ongoing project Occupations and Liberations in Europe, 1939-45.
The candidate (1) should have publications in English, (2) should have basic
education or topic of PhD research relevant to the topics mentioned above.
A CV, research statement and two letters of recommendation (as well as any
question/requests) should be sent to the address by Ma…

European Research Council funded PhD studentship in the Department of History at Lancaster University

European Research Council funded PhD studentship in the Department of History at Lancaster University

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship funded by the European Research Council. The successful applicant will join the Spatial Humanities: Texts, GIS, Places project, a major research team of historians, geographers and others who are working with large data resources – statistical, textual and geographical – to study the nineteenth and early twentieth century England & Wales. The successful applicant will be able to use these resources and the team’s expertise to conduct an independent and self-contained piece of research. We will work with the student to define a topic within the following broad subject areas: 1.Medical Humanities: We have a large amount of data available on population, mortality, fertility and health. One possible topic would be the decline in mortality in parts of rural England and/or Wales in th…