Still time to register for Becoming a Public Intellectual

Digital Humanities at The Open University


Funded by the AHRC and starting in October 2013, ‘Becoming a Public Intellectual’ is aimed at doctoral students and early-career researchers who want to seek influence beyond the university sector, to speak to the concerns and interests of a broader public and to set the agenda for developments in the cultural and creative sectors.  If you have an interest in developing your profile beyond academia, and in making contacts across other universities and institutions, this programme is for you.

Through a series of one-day workshops involving academics expert in public engagement as well as representatives from a number of cultural and media organisations, students will develop skills in effective engagement with television, radio and the press and will also learn how to maximise their influence via collaboration with a range of partners. This will be followed by a period of mentoring and consolidation during which these skills can be…

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