Justin Williams awarded AHRC Research Leadership Fellowship
25 January 2017
Justin Williams has been awarded an AHRC Research Leadership Fellowship (Early Career Route - £250,000) for his project entitled 'Regional Rap in Post-devolution Britain'.
The two-year grant will support him to finish his monograph on hip-hop in the UK (under contract with OUP), and work with artists, venues and other partners on a number of related impact activities.
These engagement include hip-hop events across the UK (including Bristol), a website for hip-hop analysis and education, a hip-hop studies workshop, and a large academic hip-hop conference toward the end of the project.