The Birch and the Star is an association of specialists on the long nineteenth century in the fields of art, music, literature and history at large ,which is committed to the international promotion of research on the long nineteenth century. The objectives of The Birch and the Star are to promote research on the long nineteenth century produced in Finland or at the invitation of Finnish institutions, to organise symposia and seminars focused on the long nineteenth century, and to publish OpenAccess proceedings and essays on the long nineteenth century. The Birch and the Star organises co-operation between museums, university departments and cultural institutions in order to develop cross-disciplinary research on the long nineteenth century.
The association’s secretary is in charge of the minutes of board meetings, participates in preparations for the general annual meeting and in coordinating events and projects. The treasurer is in charge of the associations bank account and of preparing a financial statement for the general annual meeting. Both posts offer excellent opportunities to network with researchers of the long nineteenth century in Finland and to gain insight on their forthcoming research. The posts can also be combined.
We hope that the applicants have an interest for association work, interdisciplinary and international research on the long 19th century, a good command of English as well as a wish to acquaint oneself with the management and finances of an association. We hope that the selected candidate or candidates can occupy their posts as soon as possible.
For additional information and applications, please contact the association’s email address firstname.lastname@example.org 25 April, 2022.