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ERC Research Group Indigeneities in the 21st Century: 2 Postdoctoral Fellowships and 1 Doctoral Position

Via Philipp Schorch, Munich

Available from 1 April 2020 for the duration of 3 years (with the possibility of extension) at salary grade TVL 13 (Postdoc 100 %, Doctoral Position 75%).

The ERC-funded project ‘Indigeneities in the 21st Century’ (2019-2024) attempts to understand how indigenous actors have evolved from ‘vanishing people’ to global players. While the label ‘indigeneity’ circulates globally, it is also defined as a place-based marker of identity. This project breaks new ground by incorporating both dimensions – global circulation and local experience – in a common framework. It does so by studying entangled indigeneities as transregional and transcultural formations along the transpacific intersections between North and South America, Australia and the South Pacific. The project deploys historical, ethnographic and experimental museum methods, and is located at the disciplinary intersections between anthropology, art, history and philosophy.…

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PhD Studentship: “Making the Oceans Visible: Science and Technology on the Challenger Expedition (1872-­‐1876)

Via Heloise Finch-Boyer, National Maritime Museum

Following the award of an AHRC collaborative doctoral studentship to Dr. Simon Werrett (UCL) and Dr Heloise Finch‐Boyer (National Maritime Museum) for “Making the Oceans Visible: Science and Technology on the Challenger Expedition (1872-­ 1876)” a 3-­‐year fully funded AHRC studentship at UCL is available.

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out research for a doctorate in the Department of Science and Technology Studies, supervised by Dr Simon Werrett (STS) and Dr Heloise Finch-­‐Boyer (NMM). The student will undertake research at the National Maritime Museum and other London museums and archives. Candidates should be able to demonstrate an interest in the study of British maritime history and the history of science. They are normally expected to have a good Master’s degree in History, History of Science, Museum Studies, or a related discipline.…

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