Job title Lecturer in Digital History (Education & Research)
Job reference P57178
Date posted 11/04/2017
Application closing date 15/05/2017
Salary The starting salary will be from £33,943 per annum within the Grade F band (£33,943 – £38,183).
Package Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).
Job category/type Academic
College of Humanities – Department of History
The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today.
The post of Lecturer in Digital History will contribute to extending the research profile of History at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to Digital History and the Digital Humanities more generally. This permanent, full time post is available from 1st September 2017. Continue reading “We’re Hiring! Lecturer in Digital History”
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University of Exeter
The AHRC has recently funded the Teaching and Learning War research network, which brings together EU and international researchers and educationalists, from a range of academic disciplines and professional backgrounds (including schools, museums, archives and heritage organisations), to explore young people’s engagement with and receptivity to the cultural memory messages of the two world wars from an international comparative perspective. At the centenary of WW1 in the UK, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand young people find themselves front and centre of both state-sponsored and community-level commemorations. As the two world wars fade from living memory, young people across the Commonwealth have been singled out as those who will be carrying the memory of the war forward. Early indications suggest similar emphasis will be placed on young people in the 80th and 90thanniversaries of WW2. Continue reading “Teaching and Learning War”
Ole Birk Laursen
The Open University
As we mark the centenaries of the Russian revolutions (1917) and the end of the First World War (1918), we should remember how these events are connected through the abandoned Stockholm Peace Conference and, given their anti-imperialist narratives, how they impacted the colonial world. Despite the attendance of Indians, Egyptians, Persians and Turks in Stockholm, the scant historical inquiries into this might-have-been moment tend to neglect how such anti-imperial ambitions were tied to world peace. Continue reading “Revisiting the 1917 Stockholm Peace Conference: Indian Nationalism, International Socialism, and Anti-Imperialism”
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