Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies

job: Asst Professor of Classics and Religious Studies

Application Deadline: 
15/12/2010

The Department of Classics and the Department of Religious Studies at The University of Iowa invite applications for a joint-appointment, tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in any aspect of Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean (1st century c.e. to 9th c. c.e.) with a demonstrated interest in Digital Humanities, to begin in August 2011. Salary is dependent on candidate's experience and credentials. [read more...]

CfP LONDONICITY 2011: The First Annual London Studies Conference

THE EVENT

Papers are now being accepted for LONDONICITY 2011: The First Annual London Studies Conference, to take place 12-14 July 2011 at the Institute of Education, University of London.

RATIONALE

LONDONICITY 2011 will explore, celebrate, and critique the manifold dimensions of the great world city of London on the eve of Olympic Year. For full details, see www.thelondonconference.com.

CONFERENCE AGENDA [read more...]

event: London Digital Humanities Group: Religious History and the Digital Humanities - Innovative Approaches

07/12/2010 17:00
07/12/2010 19:00

The next meeting of the London Digital Humanities Group will take place at Dr Williams's Library, 14 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0AR on Tuesday 7 December at 5pm. The meeting will showcase two innovative projects that are making use of digital humanities methodologies to make significant advances in the field of religious history. The speakers, all from Queen Mary, University of London, will be Caroline Bowden, Katharine Keats-Rohan, and James Kelly (Who Were the Nuns?), and Rosemary Dixon and Kyle Roberts (Dissenting Academies Libraries and their Readers, 1720-1860). [read more...]

Location

Dr Williams's Library
14 Gordon Square
London WC1H 0AR
United Kingdom

job: Interdisciplinary PhD Studentship in Digital Humanities, Conceptualizing Space in a Digital World, Faculty of Arts (Open University)

Application Deadline: 
05/11/2010

Digital Humanities at The Open University is a rapidly growing area of research. The proposed studentship is aimed at exploring the application of geographical concepts to research in the Arts and Humanities, and the ways in which they are represented, in the digital medium. We would welcome applications from candidates with an appropriate research proposal in any discipline studied in The Open University Faculty of Arts, ie Art History, Classical Studies, English, History, Music, Philosophy and Religious Studies. [read more...]

cfp: CFP: Digital Poster Session (Sharp 2011)

Closing Date: 
15/11/2010

CALL FOR POSTERS

Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing International Conference
Washington DC
July 14 - July 17, 2011

The Book in Art & Science
Sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, the Library of Congress, the Folger Shakespeare Library and Institute, and the Corcoran College of Art + Design. [read more...]

event: INTED2011 (International Technology, Education and Development Conference)

07/03/2010 08:00
09/03/2010 14:00

INTED2011 (5th International Technology, Education and Development Conference) will be held in Valencia (Spain) on the 7th, 8th and 9th of March, 2011.
It will be an international forum to present and share your experiences in the fields of Technology, Education, Development and International Collaboration.

INTED2011 attracts over 500 participants from more than 60 countries, making it a meeting point for lecturers, researchers, professors, engineers, educational scientists and technologists from all cultures and continents. [read more...]

Location

Melia Valencia Palace
Paseo Alameda 32
Valencia 46023
Spain

project: Monastic Archives: enhancement of typology and database

The overriding aim of this project is to equip users of the existing web-based English Monastic Archives database with the expertise required to make the best use of the data that it structures. These records are of a volume and range that are unmatched in Britain save by the records of the Crown. In a previous project, an estimated 88% of the records were located and described, and the catalogue descriptions were made available on the internet. The present proposal seeks to build on that in three ways. 1. [read more]

project: Fitna, the video battle: how YouTube enables the young to perform their religious and public identities

In March 2008, Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders released a 16 minute anti-Islam movie called Fitna. Wilders had a hard time finding a broadcaster or internet provider willing to air the film, because his mere idea caused an immense global controversy, leading to death threats, violent protest, diplomatic incidents and fierce public debate. One of the reactions consisted of organised and unorganised video protest by young people from all over the world, who uploaded their reactions to websites such as YouTube or LiveLeak. [read more]

event: Pschokinetic noise, rhythmajik and possession-trance performance

28/10/2010 19:00
28/10/2010 19:00

noise=noise, Radical Sound Practices, and The Woodmill present....

an evening of psychokinetic noise, rhythmajik,

possession-trance, distant folk and chamber music,

telepathic sculptures, decomposition and consultation.

The Woodmill
Neckinger, Bermondsey
London, United Kingdom, SE16 3QN

Thursday 28th October 2010
7pm-1am
£7

KK.NULL & JULIEN OTTAVI
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http://www.kknull.com/
http://noiser.org/

Z'EV & RYAN JORDAN
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http://www.rhythmajik.com/
http://ryanjordan.org/

JACQUES BELOEIL [read more...]

Location

The Woodmill
Neckinger Bermondsey
London SE16 3QN
United Kingdom

job: Humanities Research Associate

Application Deadline: 
20/09/2010

The Research Computing unit at UNC-Chapel Hill is seeking a Humanities Research Associate to provide technical leadership to spearhead our engagement with faculty researchers in the humanities. This position will be a technical contributor and a partner in defining, implementing and supporting technologies to advance humanities research at UNC-Chapel Hill. The research associate will provide programming and technical expertise in areas such as text encoding and metadata standards, database design and queries, software development, web programming, and digital project design. [read more...]

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