Partner Projects

A Visit to the John Carter Brown Library (WRoCAH REP)

By Lilian Tabois  In August 2019 I did a one-month placement at the John Carter Brown Library (JCB) in Providence (RI) as part of the WRoCAH Researcher Employability Project (REP) scheme. These placements provide PhD students with the opportunity to gain experience in a professional context away from the home university in the form of a month-long project with an external… Continue reading A Visit to the John Carter Brown Library (WRoCAH REP)

Partner Projects

‘The Essays of George III’: Working in the Royal Archives

By Jenny Buckley If you’ve ever wondered how easy it is to get from York to Windsor, the answer is not very. But the long train ride and multiple changes is certainly worth it, especially when a visit to the Royal Archives lies at the other end. During autumn term I was able to make… Continue reading ‘The Essays of George III’: Working in the Royal Archives

Partner Projects

William Blake at the British Library

By Elizabeth Potter For the past few years, the British Library has sought out PhD students to engage with their vibrant collection in innovative ways. Interested in intensive and methodical engagement, the Library has arranged themed research projects on specific subjects or collections. This is done to most fully offer practical support to develop meaningful… Continue reading William Blake at the British Library