AHRC International Placements Showcase

AHRC International Placements Showcase


13 November 2019    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

University of Leeds
Baines Wing SR (2.13)

The AHRC runs a placement scheme which allows doctoral and early career researchers who are funded by the AHRC to spend a significant amount of time in a number of overseas research venues to consult primary material related to their thesis.
This is an open event for WRoCAH, Midlands4Cities and Northern Bridge doctoral researchers.
If your research would benefit from an extended research trip to any of the following locations, then this scheme might be of interest to you:
  • Harry Ransom Center (HRC), The University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • The Huntington Library, California, USA
  • The Library of Congress (LoC), Washington DC, USA
  • National Institutes for the Humanities (NIHU), Japan
  • Shanghai Theatre Academy (STA), Shanghai, China
  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA
  • The Yale Center for British Art (YCBA), Connecticut, USA
Applications will open on November 1st with a closing deadline of 25th January 2019

Outline of the event

10:00   Welcome (Caryn Douglas, WRoCAH Manager)


10:15    How to apply (Gem Kirk, University of York)
10:30   Presentations from WRoCAH students
Adam Sammut – Library of Congress
TBC – Harry Ransom Center
TBC – Yale Center for British Art
Catherine Fahy– Huntington Library
11:15  A more in-depth look at each location (Ian Howard, AHRC)
11:45   Q&A
12:00   Close

Register for this event

If you are interested and would like to attend, please can you register here:

Link to register

If you are travelling from York or Sheffield we can cover travel from there up to a standard class rail return with a 16-25 railcard. Northern Bridge and Midlands4Cities students can claim via their DTP.