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Oxford University Departmental Lecturer – Visual, Material and Museum Anthropology

Departmental Lecturer – Visual, Material and Museum Anthropology

School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography

DEPARTMENTAL LECTURER – VISUAL, MATERIAL AND MUSEUM ETHNOGRAPHY

Grade 7: £31,076-£38,183 p.a. 

Vacancy No. 133502

Applications are invited for a fixed-term Departmental Lecturer (Visual, Material and Museum Anthropology) post required for 12 months from mid-September 2018. The post is full-time (but applicants wishing to work on a part-time basis may be considered) and based at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, Oxford. The role is needed for a limited time to provide cover for teaching and administration whilst arrangements are made for the recruitment of an Associate Professor.

The School is seeking an inspirational teacher with both breadth and depth of knowledge of one or more of the key subject areas of the post and a full command of the relevant literature.…

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Lecturer in Heritage Studies, Manchester University

The School of Arts Languages and Cultures at the University of Manchester invites applications for a permanent, full-time lectureship in Heritage Studies, tenable from 1 September 2018.

The School seeks an exceptional individual, who will play a key role in an exciting expansion of research, teaching and learning, professional development and knowledge-exchange activities at Manchester in the area of Heritage Studies. Based in the Institute for Cultural Practices (ICP), You will join the team delivering our existing successful postgraduate programmes in the areas of Art Gallery and Museum Studies, and Arts Management and Cultural Policy, and will also contribute to its current, ongoing development of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and collaborative teaching and research capacity.

You will provide the capacity for expansion and development in the area of Heritage Studies by supporting our existing commitments to excellence in taught programmes, postgraduate research supervision and professional development, and by leading teaching within the new MA Heritage Studies, which will be launched in September 2018.…

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Lecturer in Digital Anthropology

The UCL Department of Anthropology has a new position, a lectureship in Digital Anthropology. Open to anyone with a strong ethnographic foundation to their research into the digital. Research areas can include robotics, artificial intelligence, the anthropology of data, social media, consumption, or other emerging topics within the field. For further details please click here or email Haidy Geismar for further details.

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Science Museum Group Journal: Writing Award for Early Career Writers

Via Haidy Geismar, UCL

The Science Museum Group Journal is a relatively new, and very exciting, open access journal that “provides an innovative voice in discussions worldwide about science and its history, material culture, communication, display and presentation in museums.”  [Disclosure – I’m on the editorial board]. Recent issues include a symposium on histories of use and tacit skills, articles on prosthetic limbs, developing museums of chemistry, and a special issue on sound objects.

The journal aims to support early career writers with a writing award:

£500 Academic Writing Prize – Submission date 1 March 2018 

The submission deadline for this year’s SMG journal writing prize is 1st March 2018. The prize aims to encourage writing and publication by early career scholars, and winners will receive £500 and the chance to publish in the SMG Journal.…

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Materiality and politics in Latin America.

Objetos Poderosos

 

Via Ricardo Andres Labra Mocarquer

Symposium in Santiago, Chile. November.

 

The way “things” are analyzed in the contemporary world had changed, from antiquarians to different approaches in social science, philosophy, arts, arquitecture and other discipline witch  have ascertained the importance of the role that objects play in societies.

 

The objects with which we interact predetermine the existence of various struggles around certain economics of power in the contemporary world. Tools, technologies, images, all of these can become agents on the road to empowerment or inequality, ranging from the performative elements of current or daily protests to the mechanisms of vigilance and repression.

 

We would like to invite scholars in various disciplines to join us in discussing the role of objects in the ways politics is conceived and practiced.…

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Call for Panels: Art Materiality and Representation

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ROYAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL INSTITUTE
MAJOR CONFERENCE: ART, MATERIALITY AND REPRESENTATION
BRITISH MUSEUM/SOAS 1st-3rd JUNE 2018
CALL FOR PANEL PROPOSALS
We are very pleased to announce the call for panel proposals for the fourth of the RAI’s recent major conferences. As before, it will be jointly organised by the RAI and the BM’s Department for Africa, Oceania and the Americas, and held in the Clore Centre of the British Museum. We are also very pleased to be joined by the Department of Anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies, where a portion of the break-out rooms for the conference panels will be located in the newly refurbished Paul Webley Wing of Senate House.

The RAI welcomes panel proposals on any of the themes below.…

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Lecturer in Cultural Heritage Studies – UCL Institute of Archaeology

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is recognised as one of the leading academic departments of Archaeology not just in the UK but globally. The Institute is the largest department in its field in the UK, with the largest graduate research community and the broadest range of coverage of any UK department, and offers a uniquely stimulating environment for the study of all fields of archaeology and related areas of cultural heritage, conservation, and museum studies. We are seeking to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Cultural Heritage Studies from 1 September 2017, to work with existing colleagues in contributing to and developing research and teaching in the field of cultural heritage studies at the Institute.…

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Call for Papers: Journal for Art Market Studies – Issue on “Translocations and the Art Market”

Technische Universität Berlin, Institut für Kunstwissenschaft und Historische Urbanistik

Deadline abstract (2,000 characters): 15 June 2017

Deadline article (30,000 characters): 31 October 2017

Journal for Art Market Studies – Issue on “Translocations and the Art Market”

www.fokum-jams.org

Since 2017 the Institute for Art History and Historical Urban Studies at Technische Universität Berlin has been publishing the Open Access Journal for Art Market Studies (JAMS). As part of the Institute’s well established Centre for Art Market Studies, the publication presents interdisciplinary research results on the past and present art market. The Journal conforms to Open Access standards including website submission through www.fokum-jams.org and peer reviews. Articles are published both as pdf and in HTML format, they are DOI registered and usually subject to a CC BY-NC copyright license.…

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Teaching Fellow in Heritage and Museum Studies, UCL Institute of Archaeology

Teaching Fellow in Heritage and Museum Studies, – Ref:1616705 

UCL Department / Division: UCL Institute of Archaeology

Grade: 7

Hours: Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £37,936 – £41,163 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities:

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is seeking to appoint a full-time Teaching Fellow in Heritage and Museum Studies. The post is funded until 31 December 2019 in the first instance. The Teaching Fellow will work closely alongside the MA in Cultural Heritage Studies Coordinator, MA in Museum Studies Coordinator, and other Heritage Section staff in assisting with teaching core and option courses to postgraduate students and contributing more generally to the organisation of teaching in the Institute of Archaeology at UCL as required. This will include lecturing, designing and running taught practicals, supervising dissertation training and research, marking assignments, organising and leading taught field visits, and assisting in the recruitment and the content and monitoring of the placements as required. 

Key Requirements:

We are seeking an individual with a PhD in archaeology, anthropology, cultural heritage studies, museum studies, or related field, with a specific focus on heritage or museums, along with teaching experience at Masters level.…

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