Postdoctoral research associates for the UKRI-funded project, “Ottoman Auralities and the Eastern Mediterranean: Sound, Media and Power, 1789-1922.” (Cambridge)
The Music Faculty at the University of Cambridge is seeking two postdoctoral research associates for the UKRI-funded project, “Ottoman Auralities and the Eastern Mediterranean: Sound, Media and Power, 1789-1922.” The research associates will propose and carry out their own research project related to the topic.
Some potential areas of project focus might include:
- institutional auditory cultures (government, religion, law, guilds, education, etc)
- sonic techniques of gender/sexuality
- D/deaf culture
- phonography and other technology (including telegraphy, visual media, etc)
- sound and science (physics, acoustics, biology, medicine) in the region
- ecocriticism and sound
- architectural acoustics
The positions are funded for two years in the first instance, with a starting date of October 1, 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter.
The closing date for applications is Sunday, May 14, 2023 (23:59 BST).
For further details, see https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/40476/.