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New position available: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, The Economic History of the Trade in Medieval Manuscripts c. 1900-1945

Post-doctoral Research Fellow: The Economic History of the Trade in Medieval Manuscripts c. 1900-1945 Closes soon: November 10th, 2019 Job reference number: 01501 School of Advanced Study Location: London Senate House Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Economic History as part of the ERC Consolidator Grant Project: Cultural Values and the International Trade in Medieval European Manuscripts, c. 1900-1945 (CULTIVATE MSS). The position is a fixed-term two-year fellowship, and is expected to commence by the 1st January 2020. The Fellow will join the CULTIVATE MSS team to conduct research into the economic history of the trade in medieval manuscripts c. 1900-1945. This will include undertaking statistical analysis of the prices paid for manuscripts and books, and contextualisation of this data. How to Apply Applicants should submit (amalgamated in one document): CV (including names of two referees) Cover letter (detailing how the applica

News job position: Archivist at the World Bank

The World Bank  Established in 1944, the WBG is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for development solutions. In fiscal year 2018, the WBG committed $67 billion in loans, grants, equity investments and guarantees to its members and private businesses, of which $24 billion was concessional finance to its poorest members. It is governed by 188-member countries and delivers services out of 120 offices with nearly 15,000 staff located globally. The WBG consists of five specialized institutions: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the International Development Association (IDA), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), and the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). The World Bank is organized into six client-facing Regional Vice-Presidencies, several corporate functions and thirteen Global Practices to bring best-in-class knowledge and solution

New position available: Company Archivist at Facebook

Company Archivist at Facebook at Menlo Park, California Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started. Facebook seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented team player to serve as our Company Archivist in legal. The position will report to Facebook's Director and Associate General Counsel of eDiscovery & Inform

Fellowships at the Massachusetts Historical Society: deadlines January, February, March 2020

Research Fellowships at the Massachusetts Historical Society The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than forty research fellowships for the academic year 2020-2021, ranging from short-term support to long-term residency. The MHS collections primarily consist of manuscripts, as well as books, pamphlets, maps, newspapers, graphics, photographs, works of art, and historical artifacts. In addition to receiving funding, MHS Research Fellows become part of a scholarly community that includes other current fellows, MHS staff, Boston-area scholars, and former fellows. They may participate in our Brown Bag Lunch Series, present their own research, attend seminars, and join MHS staff and other fellows for weekly collegial lunches. Questions? See our FAQ or e-mail . MHS-NEH Long-Term Fellowships Deadline: January 15, 2020 The Society will offer at least two MHS-NEH Long-term Fellowships. The stipend, governed by an NEH formula, is $5,000 per mon

Winterthur Research Fellowships: call for applications due January 15, 2020

Winterthur Research Fellowships Winterthur invites scholars, graduate students, artists, and craftspeople to begin brainstorming and planning projects for application to the 2020–2021 Research Fellowship Program at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, where research takes flight! A research fellowship at Winterthur offers: Unparalleled Collections : Printed and rare books, manuscripts and ephemera, images, and museum and garden collections. A Broad Range of Scholarly Topics and Academic Disciplines . We welcome new and critical approaches to any of the following topics and the study of our collections: Topics in social and cultural history, ethnic and religious history, art history, literary studies, American studies, design history and decorative arts, geography and landscape studies, material culture, museum studies, and conservation studies Topics related to the colonial Americas and the United States in a global context from the 17th to the 20th centuries A Colle

Paper Development & Reviewing Workshop to submit for review at AMLE on the special issue “New Histories of Business Schools and How They May Inspire New Futures”

Workshop date: Friday, January 31, 2020, 9:30am-4pm PST Submission deadline: Friday, January 17, 2020, midnight PST At the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, Fertitta Hall 5th floor, room 502, 610 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089 The editors of Academy of Management Learning & Education (AMLE) invite applications for a Paper Development & Reviewing Workshop (PDW) to be held at the University of Southern California on January 31, 2020. The purpose of this event is to improve papers that authors intend to submit for review at AMLE, with a special focus on the special issue “New Histories of Business Schools and How They May Inspire New Futures” . Deadline for final submissions to this special issue is March 31, 2020. For details, see the official call for papers: and the video:

3rd and last call for applications of 2019: Hagley Museum and Library Grants

Hagley Exploratory Research Grants.  Next deadline is  October 31, 2019. These grants support one-week visits by scholars who believe that their project will benefit from Hagley research collections, but need the opportunity to explore them on-site to determine if a Henry Belin du Pont research grant application is warranted. Priority will be given to junior scholars with innovative projects that seek to expand on existing scholarship. Applicants should reside more than fifty miles from Hagley, and the stipend is $400. Henry Belin du Pont Research Grants.  Next deadline is  October 31, 2019. These research grants enable scholars to pursue advanced research and study in the collections of the Hagley Library. They are awarded for the length of time needed to make use of Hagley collections for a specific project. The stipends are for a maximum of eight weeks and are prorated at $400/week for recipients who reside further than fifty miles from Hagley, and $200/week for those wi

Fellowships at the Lemelson Center: applications due in one month

2020-2021 Lemelson Center Fellowships and Travel Grants Due: 1 Nov 2019 Through its fellowships and travel grants, the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation supports research projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society. Projects may include (but are not limited to) historical research and documentation projects resulting in dissertations, publications, exhibitions, educational initiatives, documentary films, or other multimedia products. Our programs provide access to the expertise of the Institution's research staff and the vast invention and technology collections of the National Museum of American History (NMAH) .  The NMAH Archives Center documents both individuals and firms across a range of time periods and subject areas.  Representative collections include the Western Union Telegraph Company Records, ca. 1840-1994 and the Earl S. Tupper Papers, documenting Tupper and his invention, Tupper