Category: Funding & Opportunities

Funding: PhD Studentship Communication Design and the Computational Turn in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Politecnico di Milano

The PhD student could be part of the DensityDesign Lab in Milan, taking advantage of well established collaborations with researchers and organizations in both humanities and social sciences fields.

Communication Design and the Computational Turn in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Tools, Methods, Interfaces..

Opportunity: Mellon Fellowship, Cities and the Humanities at London School of Economics

Spending nine months at LSE Cities, the Mellon Fellow will develop his/her own research in the context of the work on the urban environment carried out by the department, working with postgraduate students in an ‘urban design studio’ setting and collaborating with academic colleagues across the LSE and other institutions.

Mellon Fellowship | LSE Cities.

Opportunity: US Scholar Fulbright Opportunities in Digital Humanities and Digital Culture

The most recent application solicitation for US Fulbright Scholar grant opportunities includes many wonderful opportunities including ones in digital culture and digital humanities. Applications for the 2014-2015 academic year are due by August 1, 2013.

The Digital Culture opportunity is in Norway and the Digital Humanities opportunity is in Ireland, and these are in addition to the All Disciplines awards and many others. For all of the opportunities and full information on the US and other programs, see the Fulbright Scholar Program website and see the catalog for details on all of the many opportunities.

Internship: Art Authority Summer Intern Program, year 3

Today we announced year 3 of our very successful summer intern program. As wediscussed last year in this blog, the Art Authority Summer Intern Program offers art and art history majors a 21st century alternative to traditional art docent internships. By working on our cutting-edge app and database, technology-focused students gain experience with and exposure to a set of tools they’ll need as “art goes digital.”

Fellowship: Open Data Fellowship Accepting Applications – 04-24-2013

Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), in partnership with the OpenGLAM initiativeOpen Knowledge Foundation, and Wikimedia NYC, is now accepting 

glam120.pngapplications for an Open Data Fellowship for Summer 2013. This paid, 8-week fellowship will serve two roles:

  • Wikipedian-in-Residence for member institutions in the METRO consortium
  • Facilitator for institutions interested in pursuing broader open data initiatives

METRO is a non-profit consortium of over 250 libraries, archives, museums, cultural heritage institutions, and non-profits in New York City. The fellowship position will also collaborate with OpenGLAM, OKF, and Wikimedia NYC as part of their work.

Prize: Roy Rosenzweig Prize for Innovation in Digital History

The Roy Rosenzweig Prize for Innovation in Digital Historyis sponsored jointly by the AHA and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University. It was developed by friends and colleagues of Roy Rosenzweig (1950–2007), the Mark and Barbara Fried Professor of History and New Media at George Mason University, to honor his life and work as a pioneer in the field of digital history.

This Prize will be awarded annually to honor and support work on an innovative and freely available new media project, and in particular for work that reflects thoughtful, critical, and rigorous engagement with technology and the practice of history.

Deadline is May 15.

Opportunity: US Scholar Fulbright Opportunities in Digital Humanities and Digital Culture

US Scholar Fulbright Opportunities in Digital Humanities and Digital Culture | laurie n. taylor

The most recent application solicitation for US Fulbright Scholar grant opportunities includes many wonderful opportunities including ones in digital culture and digital humanities. Applications for the 2014-2015 academic year are due by August 1, 2013.

The Digital Culture opportunity is in Norway and the Digital Humanities opportunity is in Ireland, and these are in addition to the All Disciplines awards and many others. For all of the opportunities and full information on the US and other programs, see the Fulbright Scholar Program website and see the catalog for details on all of the many opportunities.

Award: RSA-TCP Article Prize in Digital Renaissance Research

The Renaissance Society of America and the Text Creation Partnership (TCP) are jointly offering a prize that seeks to recognize and encourage the scholarly use of the vast range and depth of Renaissance materials made available by digitization.  The purpose of the prize is to recognize and reward original research that makes substantial and significant use of digitized archives of Renaissance print and manuscript source materials, and which engages thoughtfully with these resources.

To be eligible, the article must be written in English by a current member of the RSA and deal with a topic within the chronological period 1300-1700. Articles dealing with Renaissance history, any of the vernacular literatures or Latin, art, music, philosophy, and other disciplines recognized by RSA are eligible.  The article must present an original interpretation of an aspect of Renaissance culture; the article must not be primarily archival, bibliographic, or pedagogical in nature.