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Vacancies: 2 postdoc positions ERC Consolidator project ‘Sharing Knowledge in Literary and Learned Networks (SKILLNET) – The Republic of Letters as a Pan-European Knowledge Society, 1400-1800’

30 May 2018

The Department of History and Art History of Utrecht University seeks to appoint two three year postdoc positions to conduct research on the Republic of Letters, starting on 1 September 2018; one for a sociological project and one for text mining. The research is a sub-project of the ERC Consolidator project 'Sharing Knowledge in Learned and Literary Networks (SKILLNET) – The Republic of Letters as a pan-European Knowledge Society', led by Dr Dirk van Miert.

For the vacancies and more information, see the AcademicTransfer website:

Postdoctoral Researcher The Republic of Letters as an Institution for Collective Action (1.0 FTE)

Postdoctoral Researcher A digital discourse analysis of the Republic of Letters’ idealistic language, 1400-1800 (1.0 FTE)

The postdocs will preferably start as of 1 September 2018. The deadline for application is 11 June 2018. Enquiries can be made to Dirk van Miert, via An extended research description is available upon request. Also see the project website at

Last modified:30 May 2018 12.57 p.m.

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