The Association of English Cathedrals would like to hear from those with an interest in cathedrals and the time and relevant specialist skills and experience to serve as volunteer expert members on the newly created Cathedral Projects Support Panel.
Serving on the Support Panel will offer a unique opportunity to assist cathedrals, some of England’s greatest buildings, to devise realistic briefs for major projects, helping to scope out projects and identify project elements, point out potential problem areas and recommend how to overcome them, share wisdom and contacts, and advise on need for specialist advice and input.
The role of a Panel member is voluntary but reasonable expenses will be paid.
Allchurches Trust has provided funding for an initial two year pilot project.
Expressions of interest are invited from competent and experienced specialists with skills and experience that could assist cathedrals devise realistic projects.
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Applications are now being accepted for the Emerging Scholars Essay Prize from the Historians of German, Scandinavian, and Central European Art and Architecture (HGSCEA), an award of $500 given annually to the author of a distinguished essay published the preceding year on any topic in the history of German, Scandinavian, or Central European art, architecture, design, or visual culture. Submissions, which must be in English and may be from electronic or print publications, must have a publication date of 2017; applicants must be either current Ph.D. students or have earned a PhD in or after 2013 and must be members of HGSCEA at the time of application. (For membership information, see hgscea.org.) The recipient of the Prize (along with honorable mentions as appropriate) will be chosen by the members of the HGSCEA Board, notified in late January 2018, and publicly announced at the HGSCEA dinner reception during the College Art Association annual conference.
Submissions should include a copy of the publication and a CV and should be sent by electronic attachment to the HGSCEA Secretary, Juliet Koss (firstname.lastname@example.org), before December 18, 2017.
CONSERVATION VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY AT BEAMS
From time to time BEAMS has opportunities for entrants in the field of historic building conservation to join the small team based at Hertford Castle and gain work-based experience.
Such an opportunity has arisen in October 2017.
We are looking for an able and keen candidate with an interest in architecture, the history of UK historic buildings and places, archival research, heritage planning and conservation. Our clients are usually the owners of historic buildings in Herts, Bucks, Essex and nearby part of London and/or Local Planning Authorities in the same areas.
BEAMS is the trading arm of the Hertfordshire Buildings Preservation Trust.
This is a voluntary, unpaid position but the conditions are flexible. We are particularly interested in hearing from persons currently on post-graduate courses of study or recently qualified in a relevant field. Residence in Hertfordshire, Essex or nearby parts of London would be an advantage.
Contact details please with CV attached should be sent to:
BEAMS Ltd. The Castle, Hertford SG14 1HR
Tel: 01992 504331
Graham Tite, Conservation Officer or Dr Valerie Scott, Head of Conservation.
Enquiries to: email@example.com