NEW DEADLINE – AHRC Funded Collaborative Doctoral Award Studentship

By Sarah McKeon | 6 September 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

Real Buildings: Real Life

By Sarah McKeon | 17 August 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

The Feminist Archive North

By Sarah McKeon | 15 August 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

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

By Sarah McKeon | 15 August 2018 | 0 Comments

  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…

Working with Leeds Museums and Galleries

By Sarah McKeon | 11 June 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

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

By Sarah McKeon | 11 June 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

Revised deadline for applications

By Helen Johnston | 9 February 2018 | 1 Comment

REVISED DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS! Now Mon 26th February 2018 at 5.00pm Due to some technical difficulties we have been experiencing with the website we have extended the deadline for applications, for up to 11 fully funded PhD studentships in Heritage Studies, to Monday 26th February 2018 at 5.00pm. Please see ‘Apply’ page for more information…

Minority Arts and Heritage: Border Work and Contact Zones

By Martin Wilcox | 6 November 2017 | 0 Comments

Association of Critical Heritage Studies, 4th Biennial Conference HERITAGE ACROSS BORDERS Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China September 1-6, 2018 Call for session papers Minority Arts and Heritage: Border Work and Contact Zones   Organizers: Dr Susan Ashley ( Leonie Wieser ( Deadline: 30th November, 2017 The global rise of heritage studies and the heritage industry in…

Engaging local communities in the North East on their First World War heritage by Mike Reeve

By Martin Wilcox | 10 October 2017 | 2 Comments

The North East of England has a rich history of coastal defence that has received relatively little attention. During the 2014-18 period marking the centenary of the First World War, many commemorative activities have focused almost exclusively on the exploits of soldiers, while sailors and civilians have occupied a secondary role. Trends in family history…

Modern Conflict Research Symposium, 3 Feb. 2018, University of Bradford

By Martin Wilcox | 29 September 2017 | 0 Comments

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