Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

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Lecturer in Contemporary Art and Curating

June 5th, 2018

The School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies is seeking an outstanding individual committed to ambitious scholarly and curatorial projects in contemporary art, whose research challenges the Euro-centric model through an engagement with critical cultural theories and histories.

Heritage Show + Tell ― call for speakers

May 15th, 2018

We are currently calling for speakers prepared to rise to the challenge of sharing their current work in three minutes at the next Heritage Show + Tell on 12 June.
Dye bottles (William Henry Perkin), Museum of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Leeds (photo: Fiona Blair)

New MA in Curating Science launched

May 10th, 2018

A new MA course at the University of Leeds will offer students the opportunity to study Curating Science, combining theory and practice to promote new understandings of art and science for the 21st century.
Installation view of Lynda Benglis at The Hepworth Wakefield, 6 February – 1 July 2015. Courtesy the artist and Cheim & Read, New York.

Bursary applications now open for (Re-)Forming Sculpture Summer Symposium

May 4th, 2018

(Re-)Forming Sculpture is a two-day international conference organised by the Doctoral and Early Career Research Network on behalf of the Association for Art History, taking place at the University of Leeds and The Hepworth Wakefield.

Lecturer in Art Gallery, Museum and Heritage Studies

May 4th, 2018

This part-time fixed term post in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies is aimed at academics with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in Art Gallery, Museum and Heritage Studies.
Image of Liz Stainforth.

Liz Stainforth to undertake Postdoctoral Fellowships in Edinburgh and Melbourne

April 27th, 2018

Lecturer in Heritage Studies, Liz Stainforth, has recently embarked on a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh, and takes up a second Fellowship, in Australia, in June.

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.

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