Staff Associate, Big Data Management / Program Coordination / Data Mining , Employment | AHA

For readers of the Global History Blog interested in a staff position on a project at the intersection of digital humanities and international history, consider this recent job posting at Columbia University: The Department of History at Columbia University invites applications for a Staff Associate position for a digital humanities project involving research using a database […]

Assistant Professor in Global Humanities for the 21st Century, San Diego State University

Here’s an intriguing position for historians whose work involves (ideally) a global and digital bent, especially for those working outside of North American or European history. From the recent advertisement from San Diego State University: San Diego State University’s Department of Classics and Humanities invites applications for a new tenure-track position at the rank of […]

“Humanist Among Machines”: Arnold J. Toynbee, Technology, and the Humanities

Over at Aeon, a British-based online magazine, Stanford historian Ian P. Beacock offers his take on scholars today might take from the legacy of Arnold J. Toynbee–namely, an anthropologist’s curiosity towards the world outside of the ivory tower and a dispassionate, critical attitude towards the application of technology towards the humanities. “We’re optimistic,” writes Beacock, that […]