Call for application for two postdoc vacancies in the context of the Processing Citizenship Project, funded by the European Research Council (http://processingcitizenship.eu, https://bit.ly/2PFbBp7). The positions are opened at the University of Bologna, with Annalisa Pelizza as Principal Investigator. Highlights: One position in “Social studies of data infrastructures for population management” Open to candidates wishing to focus their research on … Continue reading 2 Postdoc Opportunities at the University of Bologna: Due Jan 17, 2020
The Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) is looking for an STS grad student, postdoc or junior scholar from the Global South (particularly from Africa) who can contribute as an assistant in the Backchannels 4S Committee. The person will be expected to share and disseminate (re-blogging) STS news from/about the southern hemisphere in … Continue reading Open Call: Editorial Assistant, Backchannels 4S committee, Global South section
CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE 24th ElPUB Conference The 24th International Conference on Electronic Publishing ElPub will take place on 18-21 April 2020 in Doha, Qatar. The conference will address the general theme Charting the Future(s) of Digital Publishing. It will be hosted by UCL Qatar, a centre of excellence in cultural heritage studies in Qatar located in the Education City in Doha. The local … Continue reading CFP ElPub 2020
--Reposting from a friend-- To support research projects on Organizations, Institutions and Social Change and the Knowledge Initiative on Organizations and Society (KIOS) under the direction of Prof. Johanna Mair, the Hertie School is recruiting a Post-Doctoral candidate with expertise in qualitative and/or quantitative research methods and broad interests in organizations and their role in … Continue reading Post-doc opportunity (Hertie School of Governance, Berlin)
On a lighter note, wanted to post links to techie things that I've learned about from friends in Nairobi. I am not receiving any advertising money from these orgs nor do they probably even know I exist but sharing because I thought these might be life changers for some of you ... My friend and … Continue reading Tech tools
I was recently invited to write a post for the LSE Citing Africa podcast/blog series and am reposting below the final version of the post that originally appeared here. I want to also point your attention to the fast approaching deadline for ASAA call for individual papers and panels (closes on May 30th and June 15th, respectively)! As … Continue reading Decolonizing scholarly data and publishing infrastructures
During an interview this past week, the interviewee mentioned that she has read this blog in its entirety. I apologized for not updating it recently. I had thought (and mentioned) that I would be sharing more regular updates from "the field". I know some student start blogs to "report back" (to their family and friends?) … Continue reading Why haven’t I updated more often “from the field” ?