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Prints and ephemera: 2 short-term posts at MHS Oxford

Researcher-Cataloguer (2 posts) Museum of the History of Science, Broad Street, Oxford Grade 6: £26,264 - £31,331 p.a. The Museum of the History of Science is one of four Oxford University Museums. It is a department of the university with a role in research and teaching, and it also runs an exciting and busy public access programme. The Museum has received funding through Arts Council England's Designation Development Fund for a project on "Making Prints Public". This will catalogue, digitise and make available online the Museum's small but wide-ranging collection of prints and printed ephemera. We are looking for two researcher-cataloguers with experience of cataloguing and researching in a museum, library or archive, who ideally also have familiarity with creating content for online delivery. Successful candidates will be careful in their handling and description of rare material, and able to work well in a small team. The posts are

Announcement: New Collections at Hagley

New Collections at Hagley Museum and Library Hagley announces the addition of four new collections in the history of technology, covering the rise of shooting sports, computer developments at the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), the formative years at Singer Manufacturing Company, and a landmark gender equality battle at AT&T. The papers of the Wilmington [Delaware] Trapshooting Association, founded in 1916, include board minutes, financial ledgers, and photographs that outline the history of the club. These papers arrived along with a collection of records associated with the Grand American Handicap Tournament and the Delaware State Trapshooting Tournament. Together, these collections document gun clubs and shooting sports in the United States and augment collections already at Hagley, including the scrapbook of Harriet Hammond, founder of the Nemours Gun Club, the first gun club exclusively for women in the United States Hagley Library has been providing acc

Postdoc position in the cultural history of science and medicine, 19th-20th c.

For  Cultural History since 1750 we are looking for a postdoctoral researcher Postdoc position in the cultural history of science and medicine, 19th-20th c. The research group Cultural History since 1750 of the University of Leuven seeks to cover many aspects of the cultural landscape of the past, ranging from the history of science and universities, the history of historiography and historical culture, heritage and history education to the development of cultural infrastructure and the history of cultural transfers. Its members study the development of the humanities and the social sciences, the history of modern laboratory culture and of scientific practices in medical societies, the history of hypnosis, the public function of history education, the history of art patronage, shopping culture and many other cultural-historical topics. They aspire to do so in a broad-minded way, considering the various shapes and meanings of scientific and cultural practices. http://www.ar

[IGS] Gramsci Bibliography 2013

Dear fellow gramsciani, my university (Bologna, Italy) has opened a call for a grant of one year for young foreign researchers . One of the requirements is the invitation from a University professor or researcher, and since I have just become a researcher with a project for a Gramscian Digital Library I can be a supervisor. I ask you if there is anyone interested in applying with a project related to the development of Gramscian Digital Library. If interested please write me in private: michele.filippini@unibo.it Payment: 15.600 per year Room in Bologna (accomodation payed) Michele Filippini University of Bologna