Association for Art History | Professional Development Day
ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
7 March 2019
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London
Tickets: Member £12/ Concessions £15/ Standard £18 (includes lunch and refreshments)
Our new one-day event will offer professional advice, insights and career development opportunities, for those at a doctoral, post-doctoral and early career stage. This event is aimed at people working within arts, art history, curating and other cultural fields. The day will cover topics such as applying for grants and funding, post-doc and fellowship applications, publishing, engaging with the media, managing your own comms and social media profiles, as well as introducing a new peer-to-peer mentoring scheme.
10.00 – 10.15: Registration. Teas & Coffee
10.15 – 10.20: Welcome and Introduction
10.20 – 11.20: Funding, Fellowships & Grants
How to apply for postdocs and fellowship, and write successful funding bids. Speakers:
- Chloe Jeffries, Grant Writer, University of Manchester
- Thomas Bray, Wellcome Trust
- Alison Clark, Early Career Researcher
11.20 – 12.20: Publishing
How to effectively turn research into articles and books. Open access, copyright and licensing for images. Speakers include:
- Jeanne Nuechterlein, Deputy Editor, Art History
- Baillie Card, Editor, Paul Mellon Centre
12.20 – 12.30 comfort break
12:30 – 13:30 Navigating teaching and education
How to prepare and teach courses. Tips on preparing reading lists; negotiating workload and juggling research, writing and studio work with teaching; teaching in a museum and gallery context. Speakers:
- Jennifer Sliwka, Kings College London
- Katie Faulkener, Courtauld Institute and University of Warwick
- Matthew Cornford, artist and course leader for Fine Art Critical Practice, University of Brighton
13:30 – 14:15 Lunch and Networking
14:15 – 15:30 Advancing and developing your professional skills
Professional skills and development beyond your research or practice. Case studies, professional stories, and development advice for areas such as TV, social media and professional comms. Speakers include:
- Danielle Thom, Curator of Making, The Museum of London
- Caroline Campbell, Head of the Curatorial Department, The National Gallery
- Ferren Gipson, Art Matters podcast and Art UK social media
15:30 16:00 Soft Launch of the Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Scheme and Discussion
16:00 Closing remarks and thanks.
16:30 Drinks at a local pub.
Pre-book your tickets via our Eventbrite page.
This event is organised by our Doctoral and Early Career Research (DECR) committee. You can find out more about our DECR committee and keep up to date with DECR network news.