Collections-based PhD Training

This exciting training programme is designed for PhD researchers who are working with collections. It is based at Special Collections and the Museum of English Rural Life and is taught by academic and collections staff at the University of Reading.

Attendance is free for anybody undertaking a PhD at the University of Reading or any other academic institution.

Book a free place via Eventbrite.

Programme Schedule (Mondays 11.00-16.30)

29 October 2018 – Navigating Collections

26 November 2018 – Reading Objects, Images and Documents

3 December 2018 – Networking for Collections Researchers

10 December 2018 – Teaching with Collections

28 January 2019 – Exploring Collections Based Theories and Methods

11 February 2019 – What’s not there? Absences and Difficult Histories in Collections

4 March 2019 – Collectors and Collecting

18 March 2019 – Collections Ethics and Integrity with Objects, Archives, Images, Data and People

29 April 2019 – Digital Humanities and Collections Based Research Projects

13 May 2019 – Planning Collections Based Research Projects

20 May 2019 – Making it Count: Impact and Engagement with Collections