I am pleased to announce the opening of four postdoctoral research
fellowships at the Centre for Digital and Public Humanities of the
Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici at Ca' Foscari Università di Venezia.
Please circulate widely!
The application must include the proposal of a research project in the
1) digital textual scholarship, e.g.: the creation, extension and
enrichment of a digital textual resource (edition, collection, corpus)
or the development and enhancement of a software tool for the analysis
and publication of historical documents and literary texts;
2) digital art history, e.g.: the creation/extension of digital
resources for the study of artistic corpora (collections, archives) or
the software development/management of digital corpora (museums,
foundations, archives, estates) or the development of tools and
databases for image analysis and iconographic comparison;
3) digital and public history, e.g.: historical research carried out in
public, with the public and regarding the public, involving museums,
archives or heritage centers, applying methods of oral history, media
history or community history, related to public memory or public sources;
4) digital cultural heritage, e.g.: the development of a modular
environment of advanced technologies for the digitization of cultural
heritage materials, the analysis and visualization of data and metadata
and the creation of digital archives and virtual exhibitions.
Italian language skills are favourable but not required. Candidates
without Italian language skills are expected to acquire basic knowledge
during the fellowship.
Application deadline: 10 September 2019, at 12.00 pm (high noon Italian
Interviews: 23-25 September 2019
Start: 1st November 2019
Duration: 12 months
The fellowships amount to Euro 19.367,00 per year gross to each
recipient. An extra amount aimed at covering actual research costs of
max. Euro 1.000,00 will be granted to the each fellow.