DASH Application 2024

Available 2024-03-31 – 2024-05-31
Contact person Clelia LaMonica, employed at Centre for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences
We are pleased to announce that the National Swedish Doctoral School in Digital Humanities: Data, Culture, and Society – Critical Perspectives (DASH) is open for applications!

Current PhD students in Humanities and Social Sciences disciplines at Swedish institutions are welcome to apply to the research school. Those accepted will have access to courses, seminars, advanced workshops from across four partner institutions (Uppsala, Umeå, Gothenburg, and Linnaeus Universities), and a digital tools and methods summer school in Zadar, Croatia.

DASH targets PhD candidates in the humanities and social sciences who are interested in learning more about computational or technical knowledge and skills and applying this to their future thesis work. Read more about DASH on our webpage: https://www.dash-doctoralschool.se/

A note on admission:
- Students must already be enrolled in a PhD program in any humanities or social sciences subject across Swedish institutions.
- Students must specify if/how their thesis relates or may relate to digital perspectives, methods, tools or materials.
- Selection will be based on the quality of student applications. In case there is a high volume of applicants, priority will be given to students that have two - three years left in their individual course of study.

What is included in the doctoral school?
- Introductory advanced workshop (two days in person: Autumn)
- Seminar series' from across the partner universities
- One or more courses in digital approaches to humanities with tools, methods and technologies (most online/blended with some exception)
- Advanced graduate workshop (two days in person: Spring)
- Summer school in digital tools and methods in Zadar, Croatia (one week in person, two weeks online)
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Email - Required
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Name - Required
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University - Required
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CV (max 3 pages) - Required
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Thesis project plan (max 6 pages including references) - Required
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Cover letter motivating how your project could benefit from the graduate school and its activities (max 1 page) - Required
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A letter of reference by your supervisor(s), approving your participation - Required
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Rank the courses you are interested in taking (1 indicating it is your first choice). Note that the courses are subject to change. - Required