Category: Funding & Opportunities

Opportunity: Digital Humanities PhD Research at the British Library

The British Library is looking for university partners to co-supervise collaborative research projects that will draw on – and develop – aspects of digital scholarship. Funding is available from the Arts & Humanities Research Council’s Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships (CDP) programme, through which the Library works with UK university partners to deliver a bespoke PhD research and training programme.

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Funding/Opportunity: Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows at Rice Humanities Research Center

From the announcement:

The Humanities Research Center hosts yearlong residential postdoctoral fellowships at Rice University for outstanding junior scholars. The program is designed to encourage interdisciplinary teaching and research, facilitate new research communities at Rice, and prepare junior scholars for future faculty positions. In 2016-17, Mellon postdocs will participate in the Rice Seminar, a yearlong research seminar designed to study a particular topic from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Find out more: Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows [Rice Seminar 2016-17] | Humanities Research Center.

Opportunity: Text reuse workshop at DH Estonia 2015

The Conference on translingual and transcultural digital humanities is hosting a one-day Text Reuse Workshop for participants interested in learning more about semi-automatic detection of text reuse in digital textual corpora. The workshop builds on eTRAP’s research activities, some of which deploy Marco Büchler’s TRACER tool.

Source: Call for Participation: Text reuse workshop at DH Estonia 2015

Opportunity: Price Digital Humanities Lab Postdoc

From the announcement:

The Price Lab invites applications for the 2016-17 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Humanities. One award is available to an untenured scholar in the humanities whose PhD must have been received between December 2007 and December 2015. The DH Fellow is required to spend the nine-month academic year (September 2016 – May 2017) in residence at Penn.

Find out more: Price DH Lab

Opportunity: Understanding Sacrifice WWII Teacher Institute

The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media is pleased to announce that applications are open for the 2015-2016 Understanding Sacrifice WWII Teacher Institute held in partnership with National History Day (NHD) and the American Battle Monument Commission (ABMC). Teachers from all disciplines who teach middle and high school are welcome to apply. The application period closes on September 4, 2015.

Learn more about the project or apply here.


Opportunity: Life of Breath Postdoctoral Fellow Positions – Centre for Medical Humanities

From the announcement:

The Centre for Medical Humanities and Department of English Studies, Department of Anthropology, and School of Medicine Pharmacy and Health,  seek to appoint two three year, full-time Postdoctoral Fellows to the Life of Breath project from September 2015 or as soon as possible afterwards.  The Life of Breath is a five-year interdisciplinary research programme supported by a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award in the Medical Humanities held jointly to Professor Jane Macnaughton (Durham University) and Professor Havi Carel (University of Bristol). Other key collaborators at Durham University are Dr Andrew Russell (Anthropology) and Prof Corinne Saunders (English Studies).

Find out more: Life of Breath postdoctoral fellow positions (CfA, Durham University, July 8 2015) – Centre for Medical Humanities.

Funding: Women In Technological History Travel Grant: SHOT Meeting in Albuquerque 2015

From the announcement:
The SHOT Special Interest Group for Women in Technological History [WITH] announces its travel award for 2015. The purpose of the award is to encourage participation of “new voices” at the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Technology [SHOT]. WITH invites applications from scholars presenting topics or perspectives underrepresented in SHOT as well as fromindividuals who can contribute to the annual meeting’s geographic and cultural diversity.

History Of Technology: WITH Travel Grant: SHOT Meeting in Albuquerque 2015.

Opportunity: James Lollar Hagan Internship | National Museum of American History

From the Announcement:

The James Lollar Hagan Intern will focus on ways to broaden access to our new and existing content of Latino and women’s history stories.
The Hagan Intern will be mentored by staff in the units that figure prominently in producing our online content, such as History Explorer, New Media, and Education, and with daily program staff and curators involved with women’s history.

Read more: James Lollar Hagan Internship | National Museum of American History