U Sheffield: Translation Studies and Modern Languages (UK)

“JobTranslation Studies and Modern Languages, School of Languages and Cultures, University of Sheffield, England. Deadline: 29 March 2023.

The School of Languages and Cultures wishes to recruit a Lecturer in Translation Studies and Modern Languages from 1 September 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. If you’re committed to helping to develop the study of modern languages, culture and translation at university level, they would love to hear from you; they are particularly keen to hear from candidates with an interest in or experience of audio-visual translation. Current staff have a range of research interests in research in European cultures and languages, including those now widely spoken and used across the Americas and Africa. Areas of academic specialisation include intercultural communication, linguistics, translation, literature, migration studies, visual studies, history and intellectual history.

You will contribute to teaching at both BA and MA level, forging links between our undergraduate and postgraduate curricula. The successful applicant will engage in high-quality research activity, undertake administrative duties, supervise PhD students as appropriate, and contribute fully to the life of the School commensurate with their grade. You will have a PhD in Translation Studies, a Modern Language, or another relevant subject area (or have equivalent experience), proven teaching ability, and the capacity to carry out high-quality research involving bids for large-scale research project funding. You will also have an interest in contributing to the current Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation activities in translation. Near-native level of proficiency in two languages, one of which must be English, and the ability to supervise and monitor the work of research students is essential.

CFP Societies: Participatory Action Research in Migration Studies

Call for Special Issue Contributions: Participatory Action Research in Migration Studies, Societies. Deadline: 15 April 2023.

The journal Societies is organizing a Special Issue on Participatory Action Research (PAR) in migration studies which is being co-edited by Birte Nienaber, José Oliveira and Isabelle Albert (University of Luxembourg). The title of the special issue is “Doing and Critically Evaluating Participatory Action Research in Migration Studies.” Thus, its broad spectrum encompasses diverse uses of PAR within migration research. The special issue editors would particularly welcome articles from authors around the world who can bring a relevant contribution to this topic.

Taos Institute: Dialogic & Collaborative Practices in Challenging Times (2023)

EventsDialogic and Collaborative Practices in Challenging Times, Taos Institute, 16-18 March 2023, 12:00 – 3:00 pm EST (New York time, online).

A 3-day online seminar with Taos Institute Vice-President Sheila McNamee and Taos Institute Board Member Harlene Anderson. In this online seminar (three hours each day), Harlene and Sheila introduce and discuss constructionist theory by engaging participants in meaningful conversations. Given the challenges we confront globally, discussions center specifically on the practical implications of social construction. There is ample space for everyone to share, interact, collaborate and support one another as we explore ways to bring these practices into participants’ own projects and personal or professional contexts.

Whether you are familiar with social construction and relational practice or new to these ideas, this intimate seminar is sure to make you feel welcome and inspired. The small-group, virtual environment offers an opportunity to be in conversation with a diverse group of individuals from around the globe, who are working or want to work in relational ways. Three live group meetings as well as a private group discussion forum gives you a chance to forge deep connections and to practice being relational — resulting in a transformational experience.


Toronto Metropolitan U: Postdocs for Black Scholars (Canada)

PostdocsUp to four postdoctoral fellowships for Black scholars, Toronto Metropolitan University, Toronto, Canada. Deadline: 1 April 2023.

Black scholars are among the most underrepresented in postdoctoral positions, tenured faculty positions, and in University leadership. Building on the recommendations of the Anti-Black Racism Campus Climate Review and reinforced by the PDF fileStanding Strong committee recommendations, and as part of a wider commitment to equity, in recognition of the barriers to equal opportunities for education and employment, TMU is implementing this program with the goals of building a more diverse and inclusive academe, and supporting the flourishing of Black scholarship. In particular, this program seeks to expand and advance Black scholarship and intellectual traditions, and support the academic endeavours of the Black community.

Funding will be available to provide $70,000 per year to support up to two years of postdoctoral salary for four (4) Black scholars. Eligibility:

  • Scholars who self-identify as Black (of African descent; for example, Africans and African heritage people from the Caribbean, Americas, Europe).
  • Completion of a PhD or PhD-equivalent within the last three years prior to the application deadline, or PhD expected by the planned start date of the fellowship.
  • Can hold the fellowship by September 5, 2023 for two years.
  • Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Canada by the start of the Postdoctoral position. International applicants may apply; however, successful international applicants will require a work permit and Canadian Social Insurance Number in order to take up the postdoctoral position. Exceptional start dates may be negotiated in relation to the permit and visa process timelines.
  • Be associated with a current or proposed supervisor who holds a tenured or tenure-track faculty position at TMU, and include a letter of support from the proposed supervisor.


ConferencesCall for Papers: Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication [see p. 13], 7-10 August, 2023, Washington, DC, USA. Deadline: 1 April 2023.

The programming groups within the Council of Divisions of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication invite submission of original, non­published, research papers to be considered for presentation at the AEJMC Conference, August 7 to 10, 2023, in Washington, D.C. Specific requirements for each competition — including limits on paper length — are spelled out in the listing of groups and research chairs that appear below. Submissions are to be in English only. All research submissions must be uploaded through an online server to the group appropriate to the submission’s topic via this link.

KC107 Interculturality Translated into French

Key Concepts in ICD

Continuing translations of Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, today I am posting KC107: Interculturality, originally written by Mélodine Sommier & Malgorzata Lahti for publication in 2023, and now translated by Mélodine Sommier into French.

As always, all Key Concepts are available as free PDFs; just click on the thumbnail to download. Lists organized chronologically by publication date and numberalphabetically by concept in English, and by languages into which they have been translated, are available, as is a page of acknowledgments with the names of all authors, translators, and reviewers.

KC107 Interculturality_French

Sommier, M., & Lahti, M. (2023). Interculturallity [French]. Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, 107. Available from:

The Center for Intercultural Dialogue publishes a series of short briefs describing Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue. Different people, working in different countries and disciplines, use different vocabulary to describe their interests, yet these terms overlap. Our goal is to provide some of the assumptions and history attached to each concept for those unfamiliar with it. As there are other concepts you would like to see included, send an email to the series editor, Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz. If there are concepts you would like to prepare, provide a brief explanation of why you think the concept is central to the study of intercultural dialogue, and why you are the obvious person to write up that concept.

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Georgetown U: GIWPS Conflict Tracker (USA)

“JobResearch Fellow: Conflict Tracker, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security,
Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA. Deadline: 26 March 2023.

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Research Fellow to develop and oversee our Conflict Tracker Project. Reporting to the Director of Research, the Research Fellow will work closely with teams across the Institute to monitor and analyze current conflicts and crises in a select group of countries. The Research Fellow will apply an intersectional gender analysis to these contexts to develop and update country profiles and to produce timely policy analysis. In collaboration with the Policy and Programs Team, the Research Fellow will help to identify and inform key opportunities for policy advocacy and work to develop evidence-based policy recommendations. The Research Fellow will also provide regular briefings to key staff on conflict developments and represent the Institute at external stakeholder engagements.

U Leeds: Race & Media (UK)

“JobLecturer and/or Associate Professor in Race and Media, School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK. Deadline: 15 March 2023.

The School of Media and Communication at the University of Leeds has recently appointed a Professor of Race and Media and, to support continuing growth of the area, is now looking to make two further appointments in race and media at Lecturer and/or Associate Professor level. Applications are welcome from candidates whose research explores race and media in any setting (Global North or Global South, including in relation to caste, class, disability, gender, and sexuality and other forms of inequality); any form of media or communication; and with relevance to any of the existing research strengths in media industries and cultural production, journalism, political communication, global communication, visual media and communication, digital cultures, and gender and media. They are open to a range of methodological approaches, particularly quantitative/big data methods.

UCL: Film & Media (UK)

“JobAssociate Lecturer in Film and Media, University College London, UK. Deadline: 13 March 2023.

The post-holder will be required to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in film and/or media studies, as well as intercultural, interdisciplinary and language-focused modules open to students of all the School of European Languages, Culture and Society – Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry (SELCS-CMII) programmes. The post-holder will teach a full-time load in accordance with departmental and institutional policy. Depending on other responsibilities, this is likely to entail 250-300 contact hours per academic year, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, to be determined in consultation with the Director of Film Studies and the Head of Department.

The post-holder may specialise in any aspect of film and/or media, but they would particularly welcome applications from candidates able to teach one or more of the following topics: global media industries; feminist or queer cinema; film/media theory and research methods. They would also particularly welcome applications from film/media scholars who could also contribute to teaching undergraduate modules in the language and culture of one of the following: French, German, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish.

CFP UKFIET 2023: Education for Social & Environmental Justice: Diversity, Sustainability, Responsibility

ConferencesCall for Papers: UKFIET 2023: Education for Social and Environmental Justice: Diversity,
Sustainability, Responsibility, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, 12-14 September 2023. Deadline: 17 March 2023.

Crises including the COVID-19 pandemic, the unfolding climate emergency and ongoing and resurgent violent conflict have shown that progress towards a sustainable planet is fragile and reversible. Ensuing and ever-increasing inequality and injustice threaten progress towards the goal of equitable quality education and lifelong learning (including social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and creative aspects) for all by 2030 (SDG4) and require urgent remediation and mitigation. Education and learning among marginalised groups in particular must be prioritised as a shared global responsibility if the tide of widening inequalities and injustices is to be stemmed and in furtherance of global human rights. Moreover, equitable and sustainable progress require much more than ’business as usual’, calling not only for innovation but for transformation. Re-thinking conceptualisations of education and learning and spaces where they take place (diverse learning spaces such as home, community, religious spaces, among many others) is critical. Re-imagining relations between global North and South in education and learning is fundamental to addressing marginalisation and its root causes, including by ‘reversing the gaze’ to critically examine the role played by the North in education, learning, and development from the perspectives of the global majority.

This conference will bring together scholars and practitioners in the field of international education, training, and lifelong learning at this crucial half-way point on the timeline set for the SDGs in 2015, offering opportunity for diverse and critical dialogue and debate on ways forward in this crucial field of research and practice.

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