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Montague Burton PhD Fee Bursary in Jewish Studies

April 17th, 2018

One Montague Burton PhD Bursary in Jewish Studies is available in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies for session 2018/19. The bursary will cover fees at the Home/EU rate. The closing date for applications has been extended to 15 June 2018.
Flooding at Hungate, York, in the early 20th century.

Floods: living with water in the past, present and future ― fully funded PhD opportunities

March 28th, 2018

Three fully-funded White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities network PhD studentships are available within the Universities of Leeds, York and Sheffield, commencing in October 2018.
Student Ruby Lewis engages with Lucy Cunninghams piece, Saturated Blue, at the Ones to Watch 2018 launch party.

Ebbing, flowing encounters

March 26th, 2018

Second year BA Fine Art student Lucy Cunningham reflects on this year’s Ones to Watch exhibition at Sunny Bank Mills, Leeds, which features her work alongside that of 34 other emerging artists.
Installation view of Lynda Benglis at The Hepworth Wakefield, 6 February – 1 July 2015. Courtesy the artist and Cheim & Read, New York.

(Re-)Forming Sculpture Conference awarded Paul Mellon Centre educational grant

March 22nd, 2018

A summer symposium organised by the Association for Art History, in partnership with the University of Leeds, has been awarded a Paul Mellon Centre educational grant to fund places for PhD students and Early Career Researchers.
Image for Ones to Watch exhibition 2018

Work by alumni and BA Fine Art students selected for this year’s Ones to Watch exhibition

March 9th, 2018

Work by BA Fine Art students Naeema Abed and Lucy Cunningham, and alumni Louis Pawlett and Lee Kay-Barry, will be exhibited in the Gallery at Sunny Bank Mills until 15 April.
Photo of Jade French

Jade French appointed a Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

March 9th, 2018

Jade is a contemporary art curator and Director of Development at The Royal Standard, an artist-led gallery and studio complex in Liverpool, and recently completed a PhD at the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies.
Image for Still Motion event

Still Motion: Truth, Memory and Image in East Asia

March 9th, 2018

Maki Fukuoka, a Lecturer in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, is participating at an event in Chicago this April.
The picture gallery at Bowes Museums c.1900 ©Bowes Museum

Applications are invited for a fully funded PhD studentship in collaboration with The Bowes Museum and The National Gallery

March 2nd, 2018

Apply by 11 April 2018 for this AHRC funded PhD opportunity on ‘A Great Commerce in Curious Paintings: the role and practices of art dealers and agents in the reception and re-evaluation of pre-1500 European paintings in Britain 1800-1865’.

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