Nineteenth-Century Matters: Public Engagement Training Day
Chawton House Library
28 January, 2017
Are you a postgraduate or early career researcher working on the long nineteenth century? Are you interested in turning your research into public engagement? Want to network with likeminded individuals across humanities disciplines? If so, you will have the opportunity to learn new skills and develop ideas for future collaborations at this training day, which is hosted in the atmospheric Chawton House Library and draws together funders, academics, and heritage professionals.
The day will comprise a keynote address about funding and public engagement delivered by Mark Llewellyn, the Director of Research for the AHRC, a panel of speakers presenting case studies of successful public engagement projects, and a workshop in which participants can discuss and evolve their own ideas.
Mark Llewellyn (Arts and Humanities Research Council)
Gillian Dow (Chawton House Library and the University of Southampton)
Mary Guyatt (Jane Austen’s House Museum)
Holly Furneaux (Cardiff University and the National Army Museum)
This training day is sponsored by the British Association of Romantic Studies and the British Association of Victorian Studies and is an outcome of their joint Nineteenth-Century Matters fellowship. The fellowship is an initiative to support postdoctoral researchers without institutional affiliation or permanent academic employment. In recognition of such researchers’ precariousness, BARS and BAVS will pay the fees for a number of ECRs in this position to attend the day.
Fee waivers are distributed on a first-come, first- served basis. Registration for all others: £35 (lunch included).
For further information on the day and how to register, please visit the Chawton House Library blog here.