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Michael Pritchard's Blog – May 2011 Archive (9)

PhD Studentship: Photography, Community, Memory in Belfast

Photography, Community and Memory in the Belfast Exposed Collection - AHRC Collaborative PhD Studentship Award. Based on the community photography archive established at Belfast Exposed in the early 1980s, this project has the following aims: to understand how the collection has developed in a changing social, cultural and political context, to explore the contemporary cultural value of the collection for communities and audiences in Belfast and beyond; to situate the work in… Continue

Added by Michael Pritchard on May 30, 2011 at 10:00 — No Comments

PhD Studentship: National Media Museum interpretation

MediaLive: Towards a Sustainable Live Interpretation Delivery Model for the National Media Museum, Bradford. University of Leeds. This AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral Award (CDA) offers a unique opportunity to pursue a fully-funded PhD with one of the UK's major national museums (the National Media Museum, Bradford) in collaboration with academics from the School of Performance and Cultural Industries (PCI) at the University of Leeds. The award continues the… Continue

Added by Michael Pritchard on May 30, 2011 at 8:30 — No Comments

Symposium: Photographing the City

Photographing the City builds on the
success
of
the
2009
Visual
Literacy
Series
–
Staging,
Manipulation
and
Photographic
Truth. This
year
there
will
be
two
major
events
based
on
Photography
and
the
City.

Andy
Golding
and
Eileen
Perrier
will
focus
on
how
to
think
through
the
production
of
photographic
projects,
how
to


contextualise
the
city,
its
development
and
inhabitants
and
consider
ways
in
which
the
city
and
its
social
…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on May 24, 2011 at 20:35 — No Comments

PhD Studentship: Geographical Projections: Lantern Slides, Science And Popular Geography, 1860-1960

AHRC-Funded Collaborative PhD Studentship Geographical Projections: Lantern Slides, Science And Popular Geography, 1860-1960 University of Exeter Geography, Cornwall Campus (near Falmouth), University of Exeter and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), London.



Following the award of an AHRC Collaborative PhD Studentship, the University of Exeter, in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified applicant for a doctoral… Continue

Added by Michael Pritchard on May 19, 2011 at 21:12 — No Comments

Workshop: Photogenic drawing at Lacock

A perfect introduction to historic photographic processes. This one day workshop covers the beginnings of camera-less photography and will allow you to develop your skills and knowledge into the printing process that started it all. This is William Henry Fox Talbot’s first photographic process, the photogenic drawing,…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on May 12, 2011 at 20:24 — No Comments

Exhibition: hightlights from the Terry Bennett Collection

Bernard Quaritch will be exhibition photographic highlights from the Terry Bennett collection of early Chinese photography 1849-1911 from 6-11 June 2011 at its Golden Square Gallery, London. Bennett has produced two highly acclaimed volumes in a six-part series dealing with the history of photography in… Continue

Added by Michael Pritchard on May 12, 2011 at 20:00 — No Comments

James Clerk Maxwell and colour

Entanglements with Colour. An evening of talks celebrating the world-changing scientific discoveries of James Clerk Maxwell during his time at King's College London, on the 150th anniversary of his demonstration of the first colour photograph at Kings College, London.



Speakers:  Basil Mahon, Maxwell…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on May 12, 2011 at 5:38 — 1 Comment

Wilson Fellowship for MA History of Photography - call for applications

De Montfort University is pleased to announce the availability of one Wilson Fellowship for its innovative MA course in Photographic History and Practice. The Fellowship offers £5,000 toward the defrayal of tuition and other costs related to the MA and is open to all students from the UK, EU and international. To apply for the Wilson Fellowship, please submit a piece of recent writing on photographic history no longer than 10,000 words, in English, to the Admissions Committee.

For…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on May 9, 2011 at 20:47 — 2 Comments

Job: Photographers' Gallery seeks Head of Development

The Photographers’ Gallery is due to reopen in a transformed space at Ramillies St in late 2011/early 2012, providing, for the first time in our history, artists, audiences and our funders with the high calibre facilities expected of a photography space in the 21st century. Opportunities for effective fundraising from the corporate, private, and public sector will be dramatically improved through the new facilities on offer.

Reporting to the Director and working closely with the 3…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on May 5, 2011 at 9:43 — No Comments

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