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Sam Buchan-Watts named one of Faber & Faber’s New Poets

  York PhD student Sam Buchan-Watts has been announced as a Faber New Poet for 2015-16 Now in its fourth incarnation, the Faber New Poets scheme exists to encourage new writers at a crucial point in their career. Open to those who have yet to publish a first collection or pamphlet, the scheme offers mentorship, pamphlet publication and financial support. This year,…

2016 WRoCAH Networks – Call for Proposals now OPEN

The White Rose studentships initiative was set up in 1997 to encourage collaboration between the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York.  Since 2005 the studentships have been awarded as networks to promote collaboration across the three institutions. Under this scheme, WRoCAH has funding for TWO Networks for start in October 2016 and bids are invited…

Leeds PGR open day

18 Nov 2015 Find out about postgraduate research in the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts & Communication. Explore facilities, meet with staff and students and learn more about submitting a research proposal and funding opportunities, including WRoCAH studentships.

Future of the Book – Debate Livestream

The Future of the Book debate will take place in the Great Hall of the University of Leeds onThursday 8 October at 6pm. Click here to read an excellent piece from Tuesday’s Yorkshire Post about the debate View the Livestream of the debate, chaired by Melvyn Bragg (more about the event below). The window below will not be live until…

Focus on Archaeology

On 24th July archaeologists from around the world took part in The Day of Archaeology. Take a look at the huge range of different activities archaeologists participate in from 8000 year old hazelnuts in a prehistoric landscape to a day in the life of our very own WRoCAH Networks student, Alice Toso.