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The University of the West Indies / University of Leicester International Summer School is aimed at postgraduate students and early career researchers from the Caribbean and the UK with an interest in global studies and a background in any discipline across the arts, humanities and social sciences. The programme has been designed through collaboration between academic staff at both institutions. This year’s theme is ‘global health and environments’,…
This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside the Crafts Council Exhibitions and Collections team to develop and advise on a new archive policy and associated archive-collections management toolkit for the Crafts Council UK. The Crafts Council is the national development agency for Craft in the UK. Established in 1971, we host national collections of craft. As we approach our 50th anniversary,…
In 2017/18 our audience reach was 10m. Audiences engage with us through a range of programmes; from our national network of Craft Clubs to attending Collect: the international art fair for modern craft and design. These activities take place in a range of locations across the UK, from partner museums and galleries to front rooms and kitchens. To ensure we continue to build audiences from all backgrounds and levels of engagement with craft, we are developing how we collect,…
Come have a coffee and chat with Leslie Bode, the new (since August) M4C Placement Manager about any placement ideas you have, or questions about the process of setting one up.   She will be in your city on the following dates and times (come to any session that suits you):   NOTTINGHAM Wednesday, 13 February 9:30 am University of Nottingham:  Highfield House: Room A09 LEICESTER Wednesday,…
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The AHRC International Placement Scheme (IPS) is open for applications.  Deadline 24th January 2019 Harry Ransom Center (HRC), The University of Texas at Austin, USA – 5 placements available The Huntington Library, California, USA – 10 placements available The Library of Congress (LoC), Washington DC, USA – 25 placements available National Institutes for the Humanities (NIHU), Japan – 11 placements available National Museum Institute (NMI), New Delhi,…
This summer, after writing professionally for eight years, I finally penned my very first short story. To some readers of this blog this may come as a surprise. Creative writing guides often advise those getting started to begin with short fiction: it is regarded by many as part and parcel of the traditional apprenticeship that writers must undergo. The short story, according to the theory, is the training ground where we’re supposed to hone our craft, to find our voice, to tighten our prose,…
  I'm delighted to be involved in this years Philosophy in Progress Postgraduate Conference. Our call for abstracts https://pipconference.wordpress.com/blog/ is now live - the deadline is 15th September. Info about accessibility can be found here https://pipconference.wordpress.com/contact/. 
Early Career Researcher's Project Development Workshop http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?…

 

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