Funding success

Janet Watson has been awarded a British Council International Heritage Protection and Sustainable Development grant, which will fund a Yemeni ECR scholar to come to Leeds for nine months and work on the rich traditional ecopoetics of the endangered Modern South Arabian language, Mehri, as spoken in al-Mahrah in Yemen. The fellow will be supervised…
Thea Pitman, Diane Nelson and Janet Watson are on the supervisory team for the new Leverhulme-funded Extinction Studies Doctoral Training Programme (PL Graham Huggan). The DTP will host PGR projects that deal with extinction – biological, cultural and linguistic – from a range of perspectives that cut across Social Science, Natural Science and the Humanities. This exciting new interdisciplinary…