CHArt Conference 2007 - Student Bursaries Offered!

STUDENT BURSARIES FOR CHART 2007 - DEADLINE 19 OCTOBER 2007

The AHRC ICT Methods Network is generously offering a limited number of bursaries to post-graduate students who wish to attend the 2007 CHArt conference, DIGITAL ARCHIVE FEVER (programme below) The conference takes place on Thursday 8 - Friday 9 November 2007 at Birkbeck, University of London, Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD.

Applications for bursaries are sought from post-graduate students registered at UK Universities whose research interests are grounded in areas covered by CHArt. These include: the application of ICT to the study of art and the history of art; new media theory and new art practice; creation and curation of digital scholarly and image resources including those in museums, galleries or libraries, and other areas which may be considered to be within CHArt's sphere of interest.

The bursaries are intended to help towards conference expenses. Successful applicants will be able to claim funds up to a total of £200 toward the cost of conference fees, accommodation and travel.

If you wish to apply for a bursary please register for the CHArt conference in the first instance. The CHArt conference programme, abstracts and booking form are available on the CHArt website (www.chart.ac.uk).

Following your registration for CHArt, please complete the bursary application form, available on the AHRC ICT Methods Network website: http://www.methodsnetwork.ac.uk/community/postgraduates.html

If you have any queries about completing the form please contact Hazel Gardiner (hazel.gardiner@kcl.ac.uk) using the heading - CHArt Bursary Applications – in the subject bar.

Bursary winners will be asked to submit a short report to the AHRC ICT Methods Network following the conference.

CHArt conference costs are as follows:
CHArt Student Member: TWO DAYS £65 (£45 before 12 Oct 2007)
CHArt Student Member: ONE DAY £45(£35 before 12 Oct 2007)
Student Non-member: TWO DAYS £85 (£65 before 12 Oct 2007)
Student Non-member: ONE DAY £55 (£45 before 12 Oct 2007)

Please address any enquiries about bursaries to Hazel Gardiner, CHArt, Centre for Computing in the Humanities, Kings College, Kay House, 7 Arundel Street, WC2R 3DX. 020 7848 2013, hazel.gardiner@kcl.ac.uk

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