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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.

Tickets available for ‘Debating the Book,

The Future of the Book debate will take place in the Great Hall of the University of Leeds on Thursday 8 October at 6pm. For centuries, the bound volume held an esteemed and seemingly invincible place in our culture. In the digital age, however, nothing about the status of books, or even their survival as physical…