Humlab will strengthen its research environment with two postdocs in digital humanities. Both positions offers considerable leeway in the design of your research project.
Read more and submit your application before August 15.
Humlab invites applicants for a position as a senior research assistant, covering 50 % for 24 months, as part of the research project "Identities in Flux: Digital cartographies for revisiting Pausanias' description of Greece", financed by Stiftelsen för Marcus och Amalia Wallenbergs minnesfond.
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Ancient Itineraries: The Digital Lives of Art History
International Conference, 12-14 February 2018 at the Swedish Institute in Athens, Greece
The conference is funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond and organized by Humlab, Umeå University, in collaboration with the Centre for Critical Cultural Heritage Studies, Gothenburg University.
Contact: Anna Foka, Humlab
Time: 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Humlab – under Universitetsbiblioteket (UB), H2
The event is for: students - anyone - employees
Theories and studies of ‘mediatization’ has become central in media and communiation research but also meet criticism. Knut Lundby will give an overview of contemporary mediatization research, emphasizing digitalization and theory development. He will apply examples from a project he is directing, on «Contesting Religion. The Media Dynamics of Cultural Conflicts in Scandinavia.
Knut Lundby is Professor at the Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo. He is editor of the handbook on Mediatization of Communication (De Gruyter Mouton, 2014) and of Mediatization: Concept, Changes, Consequences (Peter Lang, 2009). He is directing the Scandinavian project «Engaging with Conflicts in Mediatized Religious Environments» (CoMRel).
Professor: Knut Lundby
Contact person: Stefan Gelfgren
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