The Graduate School of Culture Studies and Arts (GSCSA) is a joint venture of four Estonia universities: Tallinn University (coordinator of GSCSA), University of Tartu, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre and Estonian Academy of Arts. The GSCSA was established in 2009 and to advance the academic level of PhD programmes of culture studies and arts in Estonia, and to integrate institutionally and administratively separate researchers of culture. The GSCSA is supported by the European Union Structural Funds
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The aim of the position is to provide an introduction to the current issues of crisis narratives and crisis management in humanities, covering the following topics: 1. the emergence of the modern crisis discourse in the 18th century; 2. narratological emplotment of crises; 3. the temporality of modern crises; 4. strategies of crisis management; 5. crises and risk; 6. crises and catastrophe in the age of the Anthropocene.
Requirements for an applicant:
Expertise in Crises Studies
Research experience at the international level.
Application for the Guest Lecturer is submitted on March 28, 2022, latest.
The application must contain an overview of the previous activities of the Guest Lecturer (CV, including previous research projects) and answer to the following questions:
Applicant's name and surname
Applicant's workplace (university)
Applicant's expertise in Crises Studies
Overview of the applicant's previous activities as a guest lecturer (incl. previous research projects)
Aim and length of the applicant's intensive seminar as the guest lecturer (incl. the fee gross he/she would like to obtain)
Applicants ability to conduct the intensive course in May 2022
The applicant has a PhD in humanities (philosophy, anthropology, cultural theory, etc)
Applicant's research experience is at an international level
To express your interest please provide an abstract of the proposed seminar along with the expected fee to the address email@example.com
Travel costs to Tallinn and back.
Accommodation in Tallinn.
Catering during the intensive course.
The applications will be assessed by the head of GSCSA council at Tallinn University.
The successful applicant will be announced within a month after the application deadline.
This lecture is supported by the (European Union) European Regional Development Fund (Tallinn University's ASTRA project, activity D41), University of Tartu ASTRA project PER ASPERA, Estonian Academy of Arts ASTRA project, EKA LOOVKÄRG and Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre ASTRA project, EMTASTRA.