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International Journal of Islamic Architecture: The Urgency of the Digital

This special issue encourages contributions that address the urgent promises and risks that digital infrastructures, tools, and approaches hold. The editors invite paper proposals that employ a wide spectrum of approaches, including but not limited to spatial mapping, social network analysis, distant reading, photogrammetry, 3D printing, virtual reality and augmented reality simulators, humanities gaming, and electronic publishing, among other topics addressing contexts in or involving the Islamic world.

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Director, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University

The Director serves as thought leader and advocate, developing comprehensive strategies for Avery Library specifically and distinctive collections broadly in areas such as analog and born digital acquisitions, digitization, scholarly communication, course and curricular integration, user-centered services, organizational design and change management, diversity and inclusion, accessibility, employee engagement, and the ongoing professional development of Avery’s dedicated staff.

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Architecture + Cities Research Studentships

The School of Architecture + Cities at the University of Westminster is pleased to offer three full time studentships and three full time fee waivers only, for three and a half years, for prospective PhD students starting in October 2023 or February 2024.

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Research Scientist

Applications are invited for a Temporary 3 year post of a Research Scientist within UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy.

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