PhD Studentship | University of Leeds

PhD Studentship, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds

From Engagement to Empowerment: The Future of England’s Heritage Open Days

Applications are invited for a collaborative doctoral award based on a cooperation between the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds and Heritage Open Days/The National Trust, funded by the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH)*.

An applicant is sought who holds a master’s degree or similar postgraduate qualification in an arts and humanities discipline and can demonstrate an active interest in public history, heritage, participation and/or cultural policy. The studentship is also suitable for a professional currently working in the cultural or heritage sector who wishes to return to academic research.

The successful applicant will be based in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds and supervised by Dr Claudia Sternberg and Dr Nick Cass at Leeds and Annie Reilly, Heritage Open Days Manager, London.

For more information:

The Future of England’s Heritage Open Days project:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/19JY7rnD9_GFYAKAORbsWckwptviO4cv661CutkP59l0/edit

WRoCAH Collaborative Doctoral Award (CDA) scheme: http://wrocah.ac.uk/new-student/2019-cda/

Deadline for applications is 2 January 2018.