Modern History and Missionary Collecting

1 Visiting Professor position
(Deadline November 23rd, 2023 13:00 )
The selected candidate will contribute to research activities in the areas indicated in this call for applications. In particular, the background and fields of research interest, in the intertwining of socio-political and art-historical processes, are the following (though not limited to these): Production and circulation of knowledge in modern history; Censorship in modern history; Cultural mediation in modern history; History of missionary collecting; History of missionary objects.
The selected candidate will collaborate with the lecturers, researchers, and students of the IMT School and, in particular, of the LYNX Research Unit on the topics indicated in the present call, mainly but not limited to the following aspects: the organisation and implementation of research seminars; the supervision of Ph.D. students (in particular in the Analysis and Management of Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies Ph.D. programs); the development of joint research projects.
1 month
Gross amount
2.000 €
Formal requirements
  • Ph.D. degree or equivalent in research areas related to the profile of this call obtained in Italy or abroad;
  • Scientific curriculum suitable for carrying out the research activity;
  • Experience in university teaching and supervising students, in Italy or abroad;
  • Documented training and research activities at qualified Italian or foreign institutions;
  • Experience in organizing, directing, and coordinating national and international research groups or participation in those;
  • Implementation of project activities;
  • Speaker at national and international congresses and conferences;
  • Excellent record of national and international scientific publications on the topics covered by this Call;
  • Excellent knowledge of both written and spoken English.


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