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[ecrea] PhD scholarship - The history of cross-media
Wed Apr 20 15:02:50 GMT 2011
PhD scholarship in the field of The history of cross-media with focus on the world wide web and its relation to one or more other media types, primarily radio or tv.
The Graduate School of Humanities, Aarhus Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, in collaboration with The State and University Library, invites applications for a 3-year PhD scholarship in The history of cross-media with focus on the world wide web and its relation to one or more other media types, primarily radio or tv starting on 1 September 2011. Candidates who are awarded the scholarship must commence their PhD programme on 1 September 2011.
The PhD scholarship will be financed by the Aarhus Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, and The State and University Library.
The PhD scholarship is advertised within the field of the historical interplay of media. Scholarship about the interplay of media (cross-mediality) is an emerging field within media studies, but especially the number of historical cross-media studies is very limited. With this PhD-project we wish to further historical studies of the interplay of media. Despite the fact that the history of cross-mediality is by and large unchartered, the phenomenon itself has a long history, and with the advent of new media types within the last 10-15 years (eg. internet and mobile media) the media interplay has grown. The project must be historical and it should focus on one or more of the following points: theoretical and methodological issues, institutions, production, content and forms of expression, reception, technology, and social use. The project should benefit from the existing collections of media content at The State and University Library, primarily the national internet archive Netarkivet as well as the collections of radio and television. The State and University Library wants to further research projects which shed light on how research accross the librarie's media collections can be undertaken.
The PhD scholar must complete the studies in accordance with the valid regulations for the PhD degree programme, currently the Ministerial Order of 14 January 2008 on the PhD Programme at the Universities:http://www.phd.humaniora.au.dk/en/rulesandforms/degreeprog/phd_order.pdf
Description of the graduate school’s PhD programme:
The PhD scholar will be enrolled as a PhD student at the Graduate School of Humanities, Aarhus Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, with the aim of completing a PhD degree at the Institute of Information and Media Studies, Aarhus University. The PhD scholar will be affiliated with the PhD programme ICT, Communication, Media Studies and Journalism.
The PhD scholar will be employed as a PhD student at the Aarhus Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University. The terms of employment are in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations, as well as with the protocol to the agreement covering staff with university degrees in the state sector (in Danish): http://www.phd.humaniora.au.dk/regler/loenogansat/overenskomst2008.pdf.
The PhD scholar’s place of work will be the Department of Information and Media Studies, Aarhus University. In general, the student is expected to be present at the institute on an everyday basis.
For further information, please contact Associate Professor Niels Brügger, Department of Information and Media Studies,(nb /at/ imv.au.dk), Phone + 45 8942 9226.
You can apply for a PhD scholarship and enrolment in the PhD degree programme via Aarhus University’s web-based facility at: https://mit.au.dk/endex.cfm. Guidelines for the application facility: http://www.phd.humaniora.au.dk/en/application/guide.
If you require professional guidance regarding your application for a PhD scholarship please contact the head of the PhD programme ICT, Communication, Media Studies and Journalism:
You must attach the marks awarded for your Master’s thesis by the deadline for application, and you must have completed your Master’s degree no later than 31 August 2011.
Deadline for applications: 1 June 2011 at 12 noon.
Please include the reference number 2011-218/1-84 on the application.
Aarhus University offers an excellent education and research environment for 35,000 students and 8,500 members of staff, who produce academic results of a high international standard. The expected turnover for 2009 is EUR 700 million. The university’s strategy and development contract are available at www.au.dk. Currently, 185 PhD students are enrolled at the Aarhus Faculty of Arts.
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