For most non-technical folks, “hacking” evokes the notion of using sophisticated technical skills to break through the security of a corporate or government system for illicit purposes. Of course, most folks who were engaged in cracking security systems weren’t necessarily in it for espionage and cruelty. In the 1990s, I grew up among teenage hackers…

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The Japanese Association for Digital Humanities is pleased to announce its sixth annual conference, to be held at Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, September 11-12, 2017. From the announcement: The conference will feature posters, papers and panels. We invite proposals globally on all aspects of digital humanities, and especially encourage papers treating topics that deal with…

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From the ad: I am currently the Data Lab’s sole member. And I’m recruiting…I’m looking for two members to join me in laying the foundation. This isn’t about getting in on the ground floor, it’s forming the floor itself. Every member of the team will take part in moulding this Lab over the next two years.While…

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Arizona State University is recruiting a Project Manager. From the ad: The IHR Nexus Lab is seeking qualified candidates for the position of full time Project Manager. This position will oversee not only internal projects, but will also be 50% dedicated to project management of the new HASTAC-ASU partnership, including maintenance of the Drupal 5…

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From the post: The Programming Historian Needs YOU…to help historians digitally analyse! We’ve published 57 peer-reviewed tutorials since we launched in 2012, and we’re proud of our pioneering role within digital humanities. These lessons are on topics as wide-ranging as introductory Python programming, Web Scraping, and Regular Expressions. Many of our lessons involve learning how to…

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From the CFP: Digital Humanities are inherently interdisciplinary and frequently require collaboration across institutions and borders. EADH Small Grants are intended to support research in the field by offering small awards that facilitate communication, collaboration, and the development of new ideas. EADH invites funding proposals for amounts of between €200-1000 that will enable such work….

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From the ad: With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Humanities Research Center (HRC) at Rice University will award one postdoctoral fellowship for a renewable one-year appointment in the theory, history, and/or practice of Spatial Humanities. The fellow will develop or continue his or her own research project in spatial humanities, give a presentation to colleagues…

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Florida State University is recruiting a Digital Scholarship Technologist. From the ad: Reporting to the Director of Digital Scholarship, this position will support applications and tools for incoming and ongoing research projects and pedagogical initiatives. As part of the newly established Office of Digital Research and Scholarship (DRS), the candidate will integrate with a productive…

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