AHRC funded Collaborative Doctoral Studentship 2011-2014

Bolton Museum and the University of Bolton

Using social documentary photography to enhance community cohesion amongst young people

Applications are invited for an Arts and Humanities Research Council Collaborative Doctoral Award studentship to commence on 1st October 2011. The student will be based in Bolton Museum and will undertake a research project to explore the potential of arts-based participatory work in a culturally diverse community. The research will be based around the Humphrey Spender Worktown Collection of documentary photographs taken in Bolton for Mass Observation in the late nineteen-thirties. For further details visit: