Privacy Newsletter February 2019
Centre for Privacy Studies is looking forward to a spring semester with interesting and stimulating events, seminars – and the center's second conference since it’s upstart in 2017.
We are having a busy March. In just about two weeks, the centre is hosting a recruitment seminar for its second round of recruitment. The vacant positions include three to four PhDs, two Postdocs as well as an assistant professorship. All are fully funded.
Even though it is no longer possible to sign up for the recruitment seminar, PRIVACY is still open for applications. They must be submitted no later than 15 April. You can read more here.
On 13 March we are honored to welcome the acclaimed scholar Sara M. Butler, King George III Professor in British History, Ohio State University. She will give her lecture In defense of their families: Women's malicious appeals in thirteenth-century England at 2 pm in room 8B.0.16.
On 21-22 March,Privacy is hosting the seminar Zones of Privacy in the Early Modern Netherlands. The two-day seminar is dedicated to exploration of various approaches to privacy in the early modern period in the United Provinces of the Netherlands. Please read more and sign up here.
On 9-11 April, we invite participants to our inaugural conference Early Modern Privacy: Notions, Spaces, Implications at the Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letters. The conference is an opportunity to discuss and re-examine source material in order to understand practices, spaces and ideas of privacy and related concepts that emerged in the early modern period across historical disciplines. Read more and see the list of confirmed key-notes here.
In collaboration with the Research School at the Faculty of Theology, Privacy PhD Fellows Bastian Vaucanson and Anni Henriksen are hosting a PhD workshop on interdisciplinary collaboration Negotiating Privacy: Past, Present & Future on 15-16 April. The aim is to share the research formats being developed at PRIVACY and to start creating an interdisciplinary network of PhD Fellows working on privacy. Wim Verbaal, Professor in Latin Language and Literature at Ghent University, will give a key-note lecture focusing on how interdisciplinary approaches have developed stronger scholarly arguments within his field. Read more here.
Lastly, we have exciting news on two of our scholars:
Privacy Postdoc Fredrik Torisson has been awarded the annual Fellowship in Architecture by the Swedish Institute of Classical Studies in Rome. He will develop the project “Roma Termini Reframed” which aims to explore Roma Termini as an architectural whole. After the summer, he will return and continue his research at Privacy with new insights. Read more about his project here
Core Scholar Helle Vogt has published a new book on the Code of Jutland. The book examines heritage, marriage and the relationship between the genders focusing on the household as a private sphere. Learn more here.
5 Mar - 6 Mar 2019
Recruitment Seminar at PRIVACY in connection with vacant positions
5 Mar 2019
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