Artist-led contributions to the cultural value agenda: developing theory, methods and policy insight
The Centre for Cultural Policy Studies at the University of Warwick and a-n The Artists Information Company are pleased to invite applications from outstanding candidates for an AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award PhD studentship to commence October 2014 working on a project entitled ‘Artist-led contributions to the cultural value agenda: developing theory, methods and policy insight’.
The PhD will be supervised by Dr Eleonora Belfiore of Warwick University with Susan Jones, Director of a-n, as the designated non-HE supervisor.
This studentship will cover full-time University tuition fees and include an annual tax free stipend at standard AHRC rates (currently £13,726 a year). In addition, a-n will provide up to £1,000 pa to cover travel and research expenses to a total of £3000 over the studentship and up to £5000 towards fees to cover self-employed artists’ loss of earnings to contribute to research focus groups or interviews.
Deadline for applications: 25 June 2014.
Interviews will be held at Warwick University on 8 July 2014.
For more information, plese see: Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, The University of Warwick
Informal enquiries can be addressed to Dr Eleonora Belfiore (e.belfiore(a)warwick.ac.uk).
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