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Research Fellow in Periodicals and Print Culture, Nottingham Trent University (Closing date: 22/02/2021)

Job reference: 008413 Location: Clifton Campus Closing date: 22/02/2021 Salary : Grade G (£28,331 – £32,817 pro rata) Employment type: Fixed-term contract Department: Academic Schools School/Section : School of Arts & Humanities Additional Information: This is a part time role of 0.5FTE and is a fixed-term contract for 3 years. This post is for a Research Fellow to support the AHRC/DFG funded project on Spaces of Translations: European Magazine Cultures, c.1945-65. This is a joint research project between NTU and JGU, Mainz (Germany). The post holder will contribute to the development and implementation of the research project on Spaces of Translation (SpaTrEM), based in the Periodicals and Print Culture Research Group at NTU, which is led by Prof Andrew Thacker and Dr Catherine Clay, and based in the School of Arts and Humanities. The main subject areas of this specific role will be in modern periodical culture, translation studies, and comparative literature. Closing Date: 22nd February 2021 Interview Date: TBC If you have any queries about this role, please contact Professor Andrew Thacker via email andrew.thacker@ntu.ac.uk. Originally published on Nottingham Trent University

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North Africa Round-up

Protests have continued in Tunis, in the midst of political tensions between Prime Minister Mechichi and President Saïed and reports of a poisoning attempt on the President Read more on jordantimes jeuneafrique lapresse Meherzia Laabidi, current Assembly member for the Ennahdha Movement, and first Deputy Speaker of the Tunisian Constituent Assembly, passed away on 22 January. In addition to her role in Tunisian politics, she was also an active member and leader of international organisations including Religions for Peace and the Global Women of Faith Network. Read more on leconomistemaghrebin and more information on her work here The Algerian press is reporting renewed tensions between Polisario and Morocco since the US’s unilateral move to recognise Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara in December. Read more on elwatan In what has been described as a “Franco-French affair” but has obviously also received coverage in the French-language Algerian press, Benjamin Stora delivered his commissioned report on Les questions mémorielles portant sur la colonisation et la Guerre d’Algérie to President Macron. The report is available here Read more on middleeasteye lexpressiondz liberte-algerie elwatan

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