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  This heritage trail will begin from the south-east



Job description: Research Coordinator for Kochi Office

Context: Sahapedia, an online encyclopedic resource on the arts, cultures and histories of India, invites applications for the position of Research Coordinator. 


Job Title: Research Cooordinator 


Job Description:

Responsibilities of a Research Coordinator include: 

  • Identifying topics and conceiving multimedia modules across one or more of Sahapedia’s 10 domains Knowledge Traditions, Literatures & Languages, Performing Arts, Visual & Material Arts, Practices & Rituals, Institutions, People, Histories, Built Spaces and Natural Environments 
  • Commissioning and editing articles 
  • Interviewing experts and practitioners 
  • Field studies through interviews, photographs and audio-video documentation 
  • Editing video 
  • Drafting article 
  • Curating timelines, compiling reading lists, translation, using hyperlinks to connect subjects, regions, and text with multimedia, and archiving content 
  • Developing study resources and educational materials 
  • Curating News on arts and culture on Sahapedia 
  • Compiling information on cultural events, conferences, festivals 
  • Discussions on developing interactive media 
  • Using social media to foster participatory content creation 
  • Administration (report writing) and outreach (presentations, workshops in schools and colleges) 
  • Collaborative projects with universities, institutions and online archives 
  • Engaging with contemporary cultural practices, debates and experiments 

Required training, skills:

MA/MPhil/PhD in the humanities (history, philosophy, languages, literature), arts (art history, performing arts, aesthetics), cultural studies (anthropology, sociology, political science)Computer skills (archiving digital content, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Excel)Communication and writing skills in English, and communication and/or reading skills in at least one regional language.Desired training, skills and interests:

  • Training / experience in the visual and performing arts 
  • Training / experience in photography, film and video communication, graphic design, animation film, interactive design, design for digital experience, information and interface design, and managing new media 
  • Experience in ethnography or audio-visual documentation and editing is an asset 
  • Interest in learning new areas, e.g., oral histories, archiving content, framing encyclopedic ontologies, interactive educational materials

Those who are interested pls contact jobs@sahapedia.org