Posts by Sarah McKeon

UP TO SIX FULLY- FUNDED PhD STUDENTSHIPS IN HERITAGE STUDIES – Deadline 25 February 2019

Training the next generation of heritage professionals and researchers HERITAGE CONSORTIUM UP TO SIX FULLY- FUNDED PhD STUDENTSHIPS IN HERITAGE STUDIES The Heritage Consortium (led by the University of Hull, consists of Bradford, Huddersfield, Leeds Beckett, Northumbria, Sheffield Hallam and Teesside universities) invites high-quality proposals for PhD studentships tenable for three years from 1 October…

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AHRC Funded Collaborative Doctoral Award Studentship

Visual and Cultural Representations of the St John Ambulance Brigade in the Twentieth Century. University of Huddersfield, Museum of the Order of St John and the Heritage Consortium       The Heritage Consortium is offering a fully funded AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award studentship with the Museum of the Order of St John and the…

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Real Buildings: Real Life

Real Buildings: Real Life, is a conference which the Church of England in Sheffield are hosting on Tuesday 18 September at Sheffield Cathedral. The Conference will focus on topics relating to and around the adaptation and sustainability of church buildings. From digital archaeology to community outreach, the presentations – all from leaders in their respective…

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The Feminist Archive North

The Feminist Archive North is housed in Special Collections in The Brotherton Library at The University of Leeds, which has been host to the collection since 2001. The Archive is a registered charity and is run entirely by volunteers, some of whom have been active in the Women’s Liberation Movement since the 1970’s and 1980’s…

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Voices of Culture: Skills, Training and Knowledge Transfer in Cultural Heritage

  In June and September 2017 the Heritage Consortium participated in the Voices of Culture brainstorming meeting and structured dialogue opened by the European Commission with selected stakeholders on the topic “Skills, Training and Knowledge Transfer: traditional and emerging heritage”. The structured dialogue resulted in the production of an advisory report for the European Commission…

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Working with Leeds Museums and Galleries

Lucie Wade reflects on her Heritage Consortium Placement While I only spent a relatively short time working with Leeds Museums and Galleries (thirty days, to be precise, spread out over a few months), I was made to feel wonderfully welcome, and I have gained so much. I didn’t choose to undertake the placement with LMG…

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‘Arp: The Poetry of Forms’ at Turner Contemporary, Margate

By Frances Guy Since 2015 I have been working on an exhibition ‘Arp: The Poetry of Forms’, a retrospective of the European artist and poet Hans (Jean) Arp (1886-1966), with the guidance of Arp scholar Professor Eric Robertson from Royal Holloway, the University of London. This has been in collaboration with the Kröller-MüllerMuseum in The…

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