Via Tom Brughmans, The Networks Network:


Via Humanist.
The following postdoc on a historical networks theme might be of interest to some on the list.


On Thursday, July 6, 2017 7:28 AM, Humanist Discussion Group <> wrote:

                Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 161.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2017 17:39:12 +0200
        From: Nathalie Richard <Nathalie.Richard@UNIV-LEMANS.FR>
        Subject: Postdoc position, Le Mans Université, France

Jungian Clubs in Europe. The reception “from below” of Jung's  
psychology and the creation of the first European network of patients  
in psychotherapy (1913-1944)

Research Fields: History of psychology/psychoanalysis, Patient  
history, International cultural networks, European history, Digital  

Place of Work: MSHS, Le Mans Université, Le Mans, France
Research Unit(s): CERHIO and 3LAM
Affiliated UBL Research Department: ACCP/CEI
Project Coordinators: Nathalie Richard / Brigitte Ouvry-Vial
Contract type: Postdoctoral researcher (Twelve-month contract,  
possibility to renew once)
Employer: Le Mans Université
Application deadline: August 25, 2017
Starting Date: October 1, 2017

More information on the Université Bretagne Loire website.

Application and selection process

Detail of the postoc position

Nathalie Richard
Professeur d'histoire contemporaine
Université du Maine, Le Mans, France





Project opportunity in Natural Language Processing of historical texts in Portuguese


We are looking for a person with good skills and experience in Natural Language Processing for our project on the boundary of history and social network analysis. The project involves analysis of historical documents and written communication (e.g. letters) in Portuguese.


• Skills and experience in text mining and natural language processing, especially solving Entity Recognition problems

• Ability to work with text data in Portuguese

• Tools: preferrably R or Python

• Good communication skills in English

• Experience in Social Network Analysis will be an asset

Timeframe: We would like to start working within July-September 2017, but the sooner the better.

What we offer:

• Opportunity to work on an interesting topic on the boundary of history and social network analysis

• Collaboration with an interdisciplinary team

• Monetary compensation

Please send serious inquires to . We welcome examples of your work demonstrating your skills in the relevant areas/topics.