Search DU CTLAT Blog

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

AHRC Email Alert April 2013

April 2013
The Arts and Humanities Research Council [AHRC] supports world-class research that furthers our understanding of human culture and creativity.
At a glance
In this issue:
Closing dates:
Cultural Value Project Funding Call: Tuesday 16th April 2013

Digging into Data Challenge: Wednesday 15th May 2013
Ten years of the Old Bailey Online
Inspired BBC drama Garrow's Law
This month is the tenth birthday for the Old Bailey Online; the website contains searchable archive of the trials from 1674 to 1913.
Find out about Old Bailey Online

Award for Gallery of the Lost Art
Project recieved AHRC and Channel 4 funding
The Gallery of the Lost Art, a collaboration between Tate Media and Tate Research, with creative agency ISO, has won the Art prize at the SXSW Interactive Awards, the world's biggest music, film and creative technologies festival.
Read about The Gallery of the Lost Art on the AHRC website

Film: Cultural Value Project Launch
Project launched at the Royal Festival Hall
The Cultural Value Project was formally launched last month at an event at the Royal Festival Hall. Speakers at the event included Rt Hon. David Willetts.
Watch the film from the Cultural Value Project Launch.

Feature: A new look at Roman Britain
AHRC funded project
A research project led by the Department of Archaeology at the University of Reading shows just how diverse the population was in Roman Britain
Find out more about 'A new look at Roman Britain'
Unbox at Alchemy Festival
13th April 2013, London
An exhibition and interactive workshops are being held to showcase the recent UnBox fellowships as part of the Alchemy festival at the Southbank Centre.
Further information on the Unbox at Alchemy Festival

Open Access Monographs in the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference
1 and 2 July 2013, London
Sponsored by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and hosted by The British Library, this conference will be the first to tackle open access monographs in the humanities and social sciences head on.
Further information on the Open Access Conference is on the JISC website

Research, Creativity and Business 2: Making the Extraordianry
30th April 2013, London
The Culture Capital Exchange is delighted to announce 'Research, Creativity and Business 2: Making the Extraordinary' in partnership with Cass Business School and supported by Creativeworks London.
Further information on the Research, Creativity and Business 2 event

Award holder events
A selection of events organised by our award holders
  • Rethinking Jazz Cultures
    12th - 14th April, Salford
  • Eugenics in Belfast
    17th April, Belfast
  • John Tyndall and the Winter of Discontent
    24th April, Belfast
  • Public Workshops Lift Curtain on Theatre Research
    29th April, Canterbury
Find out more about our award holder events

If you would like us to help promote your AHRC activities via the website, on twitter, or in the Research Councils UK weekly newsletter. Please email
AHRC Cultural Value Project: Funding Call
Closes on 16th April, 4pm
Applications are invited for grants under the AHRC's Cultural Value Project.
Further information on the Cultural Value Project Call.

Digging Into Data
Closes on 15th May
The challenge is an international collaboration of ten research funders to encourage innovative research addressing how 'big data' changes the research landscape of the humanities and social sciences.
See the Digging into Data website
Arts and Humanities Research Council
To unsubscribe to the newsletter please go to the JISCmail website and leave the AHRC list.


No comments:

Post a Comment