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PGF Seminar 3rd March 1-2pm

We will be hearing from Oded Haim a current student at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Oded gained both his BA in History and English linguistics and MA in History from the Ben-Gurion University. His MA thesis focused on the Second Punic War and the Battle of Zama and he will deliver his paper Read more about PGF Seminar 3rd March 1-2pm[…]

PGF Seminar 24th February 1-2pm

We will be hearing from Claire Heseltine a current MSt student in Classical Archaeology at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on issues of gender in the transmission of divine and mythological iconography from the Hellenistic to Roman period. She is currently funded by the Ertegun Scholarship. Claire will deliver her paper entitled ‘And her loveliness’: the wounding Read more about PGF Seminar 24th February 1-2pm[…]

PGF Seminar 17th February 1-2pm

We will be hearing from Henry Brown (University of Oxford). Henry is a first year DPhil student specialising in the Spanish Civil War and modern Spain more broadly.  His thesis examines military cultures and identities within Spanish Republican Army and among its veterans during the Francoist dictatorship. Henry read for a BA in War Studies at KCL Read more about PGF Seminar 17th February 1-2pm[…]

PGF Seminar 10th February 1-2pm

We will be hearing from Clare Tonks (University of Edinburgh). Clare is in the final year of her PhD under the supervision of Professor Gordon Pentland. She previously studied for a BA in English Literature and Psychology at George Washington University in Washington DC and an MA in History and Literature at Columbia University, based in Paris. Read more about PGF Seminar 10th February 1-2pm[…]

PGF Semester 2 Seminars – Wednesdays 1-2pm

*Everyone is welcome – email Leanne at l.smith28@newcastle.ac.uk for Zoom details. · 3rd February – Rob Granger (Newcastle University), “Nightmares and Miracles: Franco’s Madrid, 1939 – 1975” · 10th February – Clare Tonks (University of Edinburgh), “Material Culture of Battlefield Tourism at Waterloo” · 17th February – Henry Brown (University of Oxford), “Anarchists in Uniform: The Militarisation of Read more about PGF Semester 2 Seminars – Wednesdays 1-2pm[…]

PGF Seminar 3rd February 1-2pm

We will be kicking off the first seminar of semester two with our very own Rob Granger. Rob is in the second year of his Northern Bridge funded PhD. He is researching the social, cultural and political attitudes under the late Franco dictatorship in Spain, to seek to understand how far the regime was underpinned Read more about PGF Seminar 3rd February 1-2pm[…]

PGF Seminar 27th January 1-2pm

We will be hearing from our very own Jerome Ruddick.  Jerome is a PhD student working within the subject of Classics. He has a BA in Classics and Archaeology and an MSc in Forensic Archaeology. His PhD focuses on the Hellenistic period in Greece and the relationship between mythology, identity and material culture. Jerome intends on examining Read more about PGF Seminar 27th January 1-2pm[…]

19th January 5pm – Evening of Lightning Talks

The Postgraduate Forum have organised an evening of lightning talks in which several of our postgraduate students will deliver a five-to-ten-minute paper on their research, followed by a brief Q & A session. Everyone is welcome to attend, please join us online on Tuesday 19th January from 5pm to hear about the fascinating research that Read more about 19th January 5pm – Evening of Lightning Talks[…]

PGF Seminar 13th December 1-2pm

For our first PGF seminar of 2021 we will be hearing from our very own Leanne Smith.  Leanne is in the second year of her Northern Bridge funded PhD. Her research focuses on the religious and political thought of the Fifth Monarchy Men, a seventeenth century millenarian sect. Leanne will deliver her paper entitled ‘Politics of the Read more about PGF Seminar 13th December 1-2pm[…]

PGF Seminar 16th December 1-2pm

For our final PGF seminar of the year we will be hearing from Marcela Delia a current PhD student at the State University of Campinas, Brazil. Marcela gained both a bachelor and a magisterium degree in History at the University of São Paulo. During this time, she was awarded a scholarship by the São Paulo Research Read more about PGF Seminar 16th December 1-2pm[…]