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AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Studentship, Towner Eastbourne


AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Studentship - Gender in the Towner: Regional Collections, Histories and Exhibitions (2020)

Applications are invited for a collaborative doctoral project between the Department of Art History, University of Sussex and Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne. The project will use Towner as a case study to investigate histories of gender representation in regional UK galleries. Primarily collections-based, a key objective of the project will be to conduct a critical analysis of Towner’s repositories, examining artworks acquired from the moment of the gallery’s inception in 1923 through to the present day.

Type of award: Postgraduate Research

Amount: The scholarship covers Home/EU PhD fees, research costs and the standard UKRI stipend (a tax-free maintenance allowance of £15,285 in 2020-21) for three years (or 6  years if taken up part-time)

Deadline: 1 May 2020 0:00 (GMT)

For further information and to apply please use the following link:,-Histories-and-Exhibitions?utm_content=buffer358e6&utm_medium=social&

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