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    Matthew K. Gold

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    From: Humanist <>
    Date: Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 10:13 AM
    Subject: [Humanist] 33.600: positions in the Alliance of Digital Humanities
    Organizations; ADHO fellowships
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    Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 600.
    Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London
    Hosted by King’s Digital Lab
    Submit to:

    [1] From: Brian Croxall <>
    Subject: Join the ADHO Executive Board and Committees (124)

    [2] From: Brian Croxall <>
    Subject: 2020 ADHO Communications Fellowships, apply by 1 March
    2020 (51)

    Date: 2020-02-11 20:13:22+00:00
    From: Brian Croxall <>
    Subject: Join the ADHO Executive Board and Committees

    As part of the restructuring of the Alliance of Digital Humanities
    (ADHO), we seek nominations for committed individuals who would like to
    help further DH in all its breadth and diversity on a global scale for the
    following positions:

    1. ADHO Deputy Treasurer
    2. ADHO Communications Officer
    3. ADHO Infrastructure Committee Chair

    Officer terms will commence immediately and end after the 2021 Digital
    Humanities Conference in Tokyo. A description of the roles is below. All
    of ADHO Constituent Organizations (COs) and Associate Organizations (AOs),
    listed below, are eligible.

    * aaDH – Australasian Association for Digital Humanities
    * ACH – Association for Computers and the Humanities
    * AIUCD- Associazione Informatica Umanistica e Cultura Digital
    * centerNet
    * CSDH/SCHN – Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société
    des humanités numériques
    * CzADH – Czech Association for Digital Humanities
    * DHASA – Digital Humanities Association of Southern Africa
    * DHd – Digital Humanities im deutschsprachigen Raum
    * DHN – Digital humaniora i Norden
    * DH Russia – Russian Association for Digital Humanities
    * EADH – European Association for Digital Humanities
    * Humanistica, L’association francophone des humanités
    * JADH – Japanese Association for Digital Humanities
    * RedHD – Red de Humanidades Digitales
    * TADH – Taiwanese Association for Digital Humanities

    Please nominate yourself or someone else for these roles by 1 March 2020 by
    sending an email to<>. If self-
    nominating, please send a brief statement of your expertise and motivation
    well as a brief CV (2 pages). If you are nominating someone else, the ADHO
    Executive Board will contact them for the relevant materials.

    ADHO Deputy Treasurer

    The Treasurer is the financial manager for both ADHO and the ADHO Foundation
    (ADHO’s legal entity, based in the Netherlands). The Treasurer keeps track
    and reports on the budget and advises the Executive and Constituent
    Board about financial decisions. The Deputy Treasurer advises and assists
    Treasurer as needed and may act on behalf of the Treasurer when they are
    unavailable. The Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer manage the financial assets
    ADHO. The Deputy Treasurer is a member of the ADHO Executive Board (EB) and
    advises them on any financial implications of their decisions.
    Responsibilities (in collaboration with the ADHO Treasurer):

    * Reporting regularly on the ADHO budget to the EB, the COB, and
    governmental institutions as required
    * Financial management (monitoring ADHO accounts and transactions)
    * Analysis and research (comparing planned and actual budget figures;
    preparing annual budgets in consultation with the EB; etc.)
    * Meetings and communication (presence at regular EB meetings via
    and email. Presence at the annual meeting is desirable but not essential)

    ADHO Communications Officer

    The Communications Officer manages ADHO’s various public communication
    platforms and initiatives and is responsible for overseeing the development
    effectiveness of ADHO’s public presence. They coordinate ADHO’s
    Communications Fellowship program and collaborate with the Communications
    Fellows to create and deliver content regarding ADHO business and the annual
    Digital Humanities conference. They also facilitate ADHO’s participation in
    public communications via social media and the ADHO website.

    * Ensuring that information about ADHO news and publicity are made
    on the ADHO website in a timely way
    * Overseeing ADHO’s visibility on social media, e.g. via Twitter and
    * Boosting the work of ADHO’s Constituent Organizations as shared on
    social media
    * Coordinating the development of ADHO’s public image
    * Developing active strategies for strong communication between ADHO
    and the
    larger DH world, and for increasing the visibility of publications
    supported by
    * Working closely and actively with the various committee chairs to
    coordinated communication about ADHO activities taking place within their
    * Taking initiative in developing opportunities for public statements
    press releases, etc.) about ADHO activities
    * Coordinating with ADHO Publications Committee, to deputize
    individuals as
    appropriate to undertake specific communications projects
    * Reporting regularly on communications matters to the EB, and to the
    and governmental institutions annually and as required

    ADHO Infrastructure Committee Chair

    The overall brief of the Infrastructure Committee is the continued
    and maintenance of a web infrastructure that can be shared by all ADHO COs
    AOs, with a particular focus on stability, affordability, and sustainability
    across shared and distributed services.

    The Infrastructure Committee Chair leads a small team of volunteers
    (members of
    the Committee) and collaborates with the Systems Administrator, who is
    responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the ADHO Server. The Chair
    regularly on the work of the Committee and Systems Administrator to the ADHO
    Executive Board and annually to the ADHO Constituent Organization Board (or
    its request).

    The ADHO Infrastructure Committee has responsibility for a range of

    * maintaining the ADHO Server, including both physical and virtual
    components, as well as backups
    * maintaining several Content Management Systems for websites
    WordPress and Drupal)
    * running a Mailman mailing list installation
    * providing a MediaWiki installation
    * running several web services (e.g. using Tomcat and Docker) for ADHO,
    COs, and other digital humanities organizations and initiatives (e.g., the

    Brian, on behalf of the ADHO Secretariat

    Brian Croxall | Assistant Research Professor | Office of Digital Humanities
    Brigham Young University

    Date: 2020-02-11 21:45:16+00:00
    From: Brian Croxall <>
    Subject: 2020 ADHO Communications Fellowships, apply by 1 March 2020

    Dear colleagues,

    Along with the previous announcement about ADHO service positions, we want
    share the following announcement about the 2020 ADHO Communication

    Brian, on behalf of the ADHO Secretariat


    Join our team! The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) seeks
    applicants for its two 2020 Communications Fellowships, each of which comes
    a stipend of €500 (Euros).

    Working on a small team directed by the ADHO Communications Officer, the two
    fellows will
    — write news releases, blog posts, and announcements about ADHO,
    constituent organizations, and the broader digital humanities community
    — monitor and update ADHO’s social media presence
    — maintain its website
    — help to develop and implement ADHO’s outreach strategy
    — perform other communications-related responsibilities

    The fellows should anticipate spending approximately 3-4 hours per week on
    position. The fellowship is well suited for graduate students, young
    and academic professionals who wish to develop deeper knowledge of digital
    humanities and its global communities, contribute to an important digital
    humanities scholarly and professional organization, and gain professional
    experience in social media and communications. The communications team works
    remotely from their respective locations, communicating via email, video
    and other effective means.

    Essential skills and qualifications include:
    — excellent written communication skills
    — ability to work with minimal supervision
    — attention to detail
    — some knowledge of digital humanities communities and current
    — some knowledge of social media platforms such as Twitter and

    Desirable skills and qualifications include:
    — experience creating and publishing content using Drupal,
    or another web content management system
    — skills in graphic design and multimedia editing
    — working knowledge of more than one language

    To apply, submit a CV or résumé, a brief writing sample, the names of two
    references, and a cover letter describing your interest in and
    for the position to the ADHO Executive Board at The
    application deadline is 1 March 2020. The fellowships will begin as soon as
    possible and will run until 31 December 2020.

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