ViDi seeks a full-time PhD candidate
The Visual & Digital Cultures Research Center (ViDi) of the University of Antwerp seeks a full-time PhD candidate to conduct research and write a dissertation on visual/digital culture in Cuba.
The PhD candidate will work within the framework of an FWO-funded project: “From the Peripheries of the Wired World: An ethnographic study of everyday digital visual practices in Havana (Cuba) and New Delhi (India).”
The project aims at exploring the meaning of digital visual technologies from the vantage point of Cuba, a country that is just presently witnessing the public arrival of digital connectivity. Building upon the use of ethnographic research tools and practices the project focuses on 3 main areas:
- Photographic practices;
- Film and video practices;
- Spatial practices.
Dialoguing with the work conducted in India by the other members of the research team this project will contribute in instigating a rethinking of conventional Western assumptions regarding the digital turn from the vantage point of those who inhabit the “peripheries” of the wired world.
Application deadline: March 15.
7 februari 2017
Webbredaktör: Lina Lorentz
Sidansvarig: Socialantropologiska instiutionen