AHRC International Placements Showcase

AHRC International Placements Showcase


7 November 2018    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

University of Leeds
Edward Boyle Library, Level 13 Research Meeting room 1

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.
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   Introduction to the scheme
10:30   Presentations from WRoCAH students
Adam Sammut, Megan Henvey – Library of Congress
Joe Rollins – Harry Ransom Center
Tom Bromwell – Yale Center for British Art
Michael Bennett, Cat Evans – Huntington Library
11:30   How to apply (Gem Kirk, University of York Research Student Administration Team)
11:45   Q&A (Student panel, Caryn, Gem)
12:00   Close

Register for this event

If you are interested and would like to attend, please can you register here (WRoCAH login required):

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.