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Announcing our new Brotherton Fellow 2024

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LAHRI and the Library Special Collections teams are delighted to announce that our latest Brotherton Fellow is Dr Benjamin Skinner. You can read all about his project, 'Encounters with Flora' below. Further updates will follow over the coming months. Ben says: My research investigates how to use art and art-making to teach people about biodiversity and...

Job Advert for Affect, Algorithms, and Archives Project 2x Research Assistants

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Dr Dibya Roy and Dr Liz Stainforth are looking for two research assistants to join them on their Sapling Project Affect, Algorithms, and Archives. Deadline for applications: Monday 26 Feb 2024 How to apply: Complete the application form linked below and submit via email to d.roy1@leeds.ac.uk   Project Overview: Archives reclaim lost narratives, solidify uncharted connections,...

LAHRI New Connections 2 - Thursday 7th December

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New Connections 2 Objects and Images What: The second of our New Connections Sessions, this one is based on objects and images. We're asking you to bring an object or image related to your research as a prompt for discussion. When: Thursday 7th December, 12.30-1.30. Where: Venue TBC Please note this is a non-catered event...

Brotherton Fellowship - Applications now open

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LAHRI and the Special Collections Team are delighted to launch the 2024 round of the John Bedford Fellowship. You can read all about them, including eligibility details, via the links below. Please note that the deadline is 9am on Monday 8th January 2024. We welcome enquiries, so please feel free to contact Dr Hilary Potter...

John Bedford Fellowship - Applications now open

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LAHRI and the Special Collections Team are delighted to launch the 2024 round of the John Bedford Fellowship. You can read all about them, including eligibility details, via this link. Please note that the deadline is 9am on Monday 12th February 2024. We welcome enquiries, so please feel free to contact Dr Hilary Potter on...

The Sapling Fund Interview

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LAHRI and the Cultural Institute recently launched The Sapling Fund, (deadline of 5pm on Monday 2nd October). You can read this interview with LAHRI Director Jamie Stark to find out more about what this scheme is for.  Jamie, what is the Sapling Fund?  We set up the Sapling Fund to support developing research and collaborations,...

British Academy funding for “African Ecologies” project

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The British Academy has awarded funding to the University of Leeds to support African early-career researchers working on the timely and critical topic of “African Ecologies”. Building on a collaboration between LAHRI and the Centre for African Studies at the University of Leeds (LUCAS), the funding will support an intensive three-day workshop at the British Institute of...

News from Special Collections: The Maurice de Sausmarez Archive

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This extensive archive held here at the University of Leeds, Brotherton Special Collections, reveals Maurice de Sausmarez to be a crucial figure, embedded in an important network of artists, thinkers and groups who reshaped the cultural life of postwar Britain and beyond.