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May 2016 Blog Posts (26)

Mike Ware to receive prestigious AIC special recognition award

Dr Mike Ware is to be awarded the prestigious 2016 Allied Professionals Special Recognition Award at the annual meeting of the American Institute for Conservation of Art and Historic Works (AIC) in Montreal, Canada. 

Ware has been a dedicated and prolific contributor to the science and practice of photography for over 30 years. Educated at Oxford University as a…


Added by Michael Pritchard on May 8, 2016 at 8:54 — 3 Comments

Professor Steve Edwards moves to Birkbeck

Professor Steve Edwards will be taking up a new post from 1 September as Professor of History & Theory of Photography at Birkbeck, University of London. The job was noted on BPH in December here. Edwards is currently Professor…


Added by Michael Pritchard on May 7, 2016 at 20:00 — No Comments

Job: Partnerships and Learning Projects Manager / NMeM, Bradford

Driven to make a difference & looking for opportunities to lead? At the National Media Museum, we are looking for a creative and driven Partnerships and Learning Projects Manager, to take the lead in developing significant new external partnerships, enabling us to reach new and underserved audiences and collaborate with a wide range of relevant community organisations.…


Added by Michael Pritchard on May 7, 2016 at 6:16 — No Comments

Panel discussion: Photographic Portraiture / 18 June 2016

With particular focus on photographers of the First World War, such as Olive Edis and Christina Broom, this panel discussion will consider women as photographers and subjects in portrait photography, and the effects of social and technological changes on this photographic medium over the last 100 years. Speakers include photographer Alison Baskerville and curator Brigitte…


Added by Michael Pritchard on May 7, 2016 at 6:06 — No Comments

Job: Curator of Photographs, Royal Collection Trust, Windsor

It's knowing that you might uncover a unique snapshot of history / It’s working as one to deliver impressive projects. And it’s the…


Added by Michael Pritchard on May 6, 2016 at 16:48 — No Comments

Job: Research Project Assistant, Talbot Catalogue raisonne project

The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonne project requires a Research Project Assistant to assist the project director, Professor Larry J Schaaf, in bringing together the collection of this revolutionary inventor and photographer’s work.

Talbot was one of the earliest pioneers of photography in the 19th Century, and invented the technique of printing photographs…


Added by Michael Pritchard on May 4, 2016 at 17:58 — No Comments

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