For the ERC research project Conspiratorial Memory: Cultures of Suspicion in Post-Socialist Europe
, The Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, and the Department of Literary Studies and Linguistics at the University of Amsterdam, we are currently looking for an enthusiastic and independent student-assistant.What are you going to do?
In your role as assistant, you will provide support for the ERC-funded research project Conspiratorial Memory: Cultures of Suspicion in Post-Socialist Europe
. The aims of the project are 1) to determine to what extent Central and East European conspiracy cultures derive their interpretive logic and emotive force from narratives about the socialist past; and 2) to reveal the modes and media by which cultural imaginations of conspiracy circulate within and across national borders. The project zooms in on conspiracy culture from Poland, Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus regarding three transnational events that are at the center of current international tensions. For more information on the project, and its three central case studies, see the project website: conspiratorialmemory.com
.Tasks and responsibilities:
The assistant will
- maintain the project website and social media accounts;
- assist the team with project publicity;
- provide administrative support for the project's conferences, workshops and other events;
- assist team members with the collection of research materials;
- assist with the preparation of publications (e.g. formatting, adjusting reference systems, compiling bibliographies, making index term lists);
- provide administrative assistance to the project leader (including financial management and reporting).