Call for Proposals – Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene: A Colloquium

May 13-14, 2017 New York University As stewards of a culture’s collective knowledge, libraries and archives are facing the realities of cataclysmic environmental change with a dawning awareness of its unique implications for their missions and activities. Some professionals in these fields are focusing new energies on the need for environmentally sustainable practices in their […]

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Two funded PhD scholarships

Manchester Metropolitan University (Manchester, UK) and the Digital Transformations/Social Media Studies research group are offering two funded PhD scholarships, which would be of a particular interest to AoiR. Further information in the links below 1.Rethinking Digital Memory: New Technologies and EverydayPractices of Marginalised Communities in Manchester 2016 2. Devolution and Citizenship: Innovation, Power andTechnologies of […]

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4 PhD positions in the Department of Culture and Media Studies

Open for applications: 4 PhD positions in the Department of Culture and Media Studies Ume? University! http://www.kultmed.umu.se/om-institutionen/jobba-hos-oss/ – One PhD position in Ethnology (digital humanities is a prioritized field at the faculty) – One PhD position in Literary Studies – One PhD position in Museology – One PhD position in Ethnology or Media and Communication […]

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#saveIWS

This was the hashtag in the last days which has brought our information science community slightly closer. The Story The story behind this hashtag is the faculty decision on the closure of the information science department at the Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany. The dean himself said that the faculty council always have to decide […]

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Relating to data through visualisation: 3 funded PhD studentships in the UK

Relating To Data: understanding data through visualisation is a network of three funded PhD studentships which focuses on how people relate to data through their visualisation, the narratives and meanings people attach to visualisations and the potential understanding produced by them. The successful candidates will be located at one of the universities of Leeds, Sheffield […]

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Research Data Science Summer School

Trieste Italy August 1-12, 2016 The CODATA-RDA School of Research Data Science | (smr 2876) The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, in collaboration with CODATA, RDA and TWAS, is organising a short course in the data science approaches and skills that are essential for 21st century research. The CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer […]

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