I have been asked by the Lesbian and Gay Newsmedia Archive based at Cat
Hill campus of Middlesex University to post details of the following job
opportunities - please pass this on to anyone you think may be interested:
LAGNA, formerly part of the Hall-Carpenter Archives, is a national
collection of press cuttings relating to gay and lesbian life in Britain
since the 1930s. ‘Queer Britain: the gay community and the straight press
1953-1988’ is a cataloguing and outreach project supported by the Heritage
Lottery Fund and is based at the Cat Hill campus of Middlesex University
in Cockfosters, Enfield. We are looking for people to fill the following
Outreach officer and volunteer co-ordinator - temporary appointment fixed
term for 1 year, £20,000. To plan and present outreach events for
the ‘Queer Britain’ project and to recruit and manage the volunteer team.
Cataloguer - part-time, 18 hours per week, temporary appointment fixed
term for 1 year, £20,000 pro rata. To sort, catalogue and file cuttings
relating to the ‘Queer Britain’ project, and assist with the management of
the volunteer team.
Project manager - 30 days over period of 1 year project @ £50 per day. To
monitor, manage and advise on the running of the ‘Queer Britain’ project.
Volunteer cataloguers are also required. Expenses paid, no experience
necessary, just an interest in gay and lesbian history and commitment to
For an information pack, please contact Tim Parry:
[log in to unmask], LAGNA, Middlesex University, Cat Hill, Barnet,
Herts EN4 8HT, 0207 226 5762.
Closing date 30 September 2004