2 Postdoc Opportunities at the University of Bologna: Due Jan 17, 2020

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

Open Call: Editorial Assistant, Backchannels 4S committee, Global South section

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

CFP ElPub 2020

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

Post-doc opportunity (Hertie School of Governance, Berlin)

--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)

Decolonizing scholarly data and publishing infrastructures

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

Call for Journal Submissions: Special Issue on “Political Ecologies of the Blue Economy in Africa” (Dec 15, 2017)

The Journal of Political Ecology is seeking contributions for a Special Issue on "Political Ecologies of the Blue Economy in Africa". Describing the potential contribution to human wellbeing provided by seas, oceans and their resources, the ‘blue economy’ and ‘blue growth’ agenda have variously become a guiding frame, policy discourse and set of practices across … Continue reading Call for Journal Submissions: Special Issue on “Political Ecologies of the Blue Economy in Africa” (Dec 15, 2017)

Call for Applications: Social Media Postdoctoral Researcher (Due Dec 1, 2017)

The Social Media Collective at Microsoft Research New England (MSRNE) is looking for a social media postdoctoral researcher (start date: July, 2018). This position is an ideal opportunity for a scholar whose work draws on anthropology, communication, media studies, sociology, and/or science and technology studies to bring empirical and critical perspectives to complex socio-technical issues. … Continue reading Call for Applications: Social Media Postdoctoral Researcher (Due Dec 1, 2017)

CFA: Workshop on “Participant Observation and Collaboration in STS Ethnography” (April 2018)

Reposting this call for those who might be interested... Call for application for an early career workshop on: "Participant Observation and Collaboration in STS Ethnography: Generating Methodographic Sensibilities for Science & Technology Studies" hosted by the Institute for European Ethnology at Humboldt University Berlin (Germany) in cooperation with the the ETHOS Lab of IT University … Continue reading CFA: Workshop on “Participant Observation and Collaboration in STS Ethnography” (April 2018)

Research Methods Workshop for Internet Policy & Advocacy in Africa – Due Nov 10

Research Methods Workshop for Internet Policy & Advocacy in Africa Feb 26 - Mar 3, 2018 Kampala, Uganda Application Due: Nov 10, 2017 The Annenberg School for Communication’s Internet Policy Observatory has teamed up with the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA), Research ICT Africa, Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet), … Continue reading Research Methods Workshop for Internet Policy & Advocacy in Africa – Due Nov 10