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Leading Research from the University of Leeds

Posted on Jun 24, 2019 by in The OFI Blog |

PhD student Arran Rees will begin an International Placement Scheme Fellowship at the Smithsonian Institution beginning June 2020. This fellowship is a continuation of the partnership between the British Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Smithsonian Institution.

PhD student granted an Arts and Humanities Research Council Fellowship at the Smithsonian Institution

University of Leeds PhD Student Arran Rees

As a former curator and collections management professional in various museums in South Wales and London, Arran is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Leeds

Arran’s project is titled Developing a historiography of museum digital collecting practices. This doctoral research will investigate the digital collection practices of the world’s leading museum institutions. His research will take place with the Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA).

The University of Leeds School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies recently published an article about Arran and his research, which you can read here.