Fully funded doctoral studies in the area of Digital Cultural Memory

Fully funded doctoral studies in the area of Digital Cultural Memory
Faculty of Communication Sciences, Institute of Media and Journalism
Doctoral Studies in the Institute of Media and Journalism (IMeG), Faculty of Communication Sciences, USI – Università della Svizzera italiana

The Institute of Media and Journalism (IMeG) in the Faculty of Communication Sciences at USI (Università della Svizzera italiana) invites applications for fully funded doctoral studies in Lugano, Switzerland, in the areas of 1) climate change communications or 2) digital cultural memory.
Job Description. We offer an opportunity for doctoral research in an international team working in the areas of climate change communications or digital cultural memory. In the field of climate change communication, candidates should have an interest in promotional industries, communication theory and practice and environmental geopolitics. In the field of digital cultural memory, candidates should have interest in digital culture, political and economic dimension of
archiving, digital media history, memory in the digital age. Selected candidate/s will pursue their PhD under the supervision of Professor Matthew Hibberd with additional co-supervision from Professor Gabriele Balbi or Professor Theo Mäusli. In addition to involvement in research, any appointee/s will support the Institute of Media and Journalism (IMeG) with its teaching, research and summer school activities and will have the possibility of working with an international network of scholars in the field of media and communications studies.

How to Apply. Please send your application consisting of 1) a detailed CV (including one reference), 2) university grade transcripts and certificates, and 3) a letter of motivation, all to be sent electronically to dr. Eleonora Benecchi, eleonora.benecchi@usi.ch.
Deadline. 13rd March 2019 although we welcome applications before that date



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