Just a minute with… Amy Shields

Amy Shields a third year history PhD student, and current editor of our postgraduate journal, Pons Aelius. Her research focuses on seventeenth century republicanism in England, Venice, and the Dutch Republic. She is on twitter @ahshields90 What did you want to be as a child? An Olympic swimmer, an author, and a vet. I think Read more about Just a minute with… Amy Shields[…]

Newsletter, week 14.12.2015

It is the last week of term before Christmas, just a couple of things are happening this week, then we are all free! Happy holidays everyone! PGF Lunchtime Seminar Thursday 17th December, 1-2pm, Armstrong Building, Room 3.41 Amber Roy and Andrew Marriott (both archaeology) Research Seminars Archaeology: Roman Archaeology Seminar Series Tuesday 15th December, 6-7:30 Read more about Newsletter, week 14.12.2015[…]

Newsletter, week 7.12.15

There is a lot going on this week, so here is this week’s events newsletter.  If you would like to promote an event, please get in touch (m.ahlers1@ncl.ac.uk). PGF The Importance of being ‘Visible’ Tuesday 8th December, 6:30pm, Armstrong Building, Room 3.38 Question and answer session on academic life and career perspectives Ask your own Read more about Newsletter, week 7.12.15[…]

Just A Minute With… Dr. Rob Dale

Dr Rob Dale is Lecturer in Russian History, specialising in twentieth-century Russian and Soviet history, especially the late Stalinist period (1945-1953). He studied for a BA in History at York, an MA in History at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies and a PhD in Russian History at QMUL. Find him on twitter Read more about Just A Minute With… Dr. Rob Dale[…]

Organising a Conference, or: How to act like a swan!

By Mareike Ahlers (Archaeology PhD) Graciously gliding across the water, swans have the uncanny ability to present a serene picture of themselves to the world above the water. Underneath the water, however, their feet are paddling frantically to keep them afloat. This sounds very much like organising a conference. On the 20/21st November 2015, my Read more about Organising a Conference, or: How to act like a swan![…]

The Importance of being ‘Visible’

By Sam Petty (PhD History) Tuesday 8th December, 6.30pm, Armstrong 3.38: “The Importance of being ‘Visible’” question and answer session. I’m sure many of you would agree that academic life can be a fairly bewildering experience. Trying to get on with your research is a difficult enough enterprise in its own right. When you factor Read more about The Importance of being ‘Visible’[…]

Newsletter, week 30.11.15.

Apologies for the delay, this week’s newsletter is now here.  If you would like to promote an event, please get in touch (m.ahlers1@ncl.ac.uk). Research Seminars Archaeology: Thursday 3rd December, 4-5pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.06 Audrey Horning (Queens University Belfast): ‘Worlds in Motion: archaeological exploration of early modern identity in Ireland and America’ Classics and Ancient Read more about Newsletter, week 30.11.15.[…]