16th Annual PGF Conference

Our annual post-graduate forum conference is less than two weeks away! This year’s theme is ‘Conflict’ and a variety of papers are lined up from History, Classics and Archaeology. Here is our Conference program.  Feel free to come and go throughout the day, registration is not necessary. Hope to see you there, The PGF Committee Read more about 16th Annual PGF Conference[…]

Newsletter 20 – 26 November

Dear all, Due to the fact that there was no PGF Seminar last week, we are pleased to announce that we have not one, not three, but two(!) seminars for you to enjoy this Wednesday! We hope to see you there, or at one of the other seminars being given this week! Best wishes, The Read more about Newsletter 20 – 26 November[…]

Newsletter 30th October – 5th November

Hi everyone! With the days getting shorter, the temperature dropping, and clouds gathering, we can truly say: ‘Winter is coming’. The PGF Committee, however, wants to stay in denial for a little while more, so our very own History PhD candidate Ayshah Johnston will take us to the warm, tropical island of Barbados during the Read more about Newsletter 30th October – 5th November[…]

Postgraduate Forum Seminars – Semester 1 Timetable

This year we have scheduled many exciting seminars and talks. It was absolute pleasure to get such a good turnout for our first proper seminar last week. Don’t worry if you’ve missed it, here is the timetable for what else is on this semester. Make sure to write the dates down in your calendars and Read more about Postgraduate Forum Seminars – Semester 1 Timetable[…]

Newsletter 23rd-29th October

Hi all, Here is our newsletter for this week! You will notice there is no PGF Seminar this week 🙁 but we have compiled a number of other super interesting events for you! Unfortunately, some of the seminars will overlap, so unless you have a Time-Turner (in which case, please give a seminar on that!) Read more about Newsletter 23rd-29th October[…]

Newsletter 16th-22nd October

Hi everyone! This week there are multiple research seminars, including a wonderful PGF Seminar(!), going on at the School this week. Furthermore, there is a temporary museum exhibition at the Great North Museum. Hopefully we will catch you at one of the events! Best wishes, The PGF Committee PGF SEMINAR: ‘‘IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN COLONIAL Read more about Newsletter 16th-22nd October[…]

Lunchtime talks at Durham University

If you are looking for more opportunities to talk about your research, we offer you another one – organised by our friends in the Department of Archaeology at Durham. The Prehistory of Eurasia Research group has started a series of lunchtime talks. Meeting times are each week on Tuesday from 1-2pm. In these informal sessions Read more about Lunchtime talks at Durham University[…]

Congratulations to the Winners of our 14th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference

14th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference Winners School of History, Classics and Archaeology Newcastle University 19th May 2017   ‘Movement’   This interdisciplinary one-day conference brought together Postgraduate students studying histories relating to the theme of Movement. How do we study the past, not as static, but as dynamic and changing? How does the movement from one Read more about Congratulations to the Winners of our 14th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference[…]

14th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference Program

14th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference School of History, Classics and Archaeology Newcastle University 19th May 2016 ‘Movement’ Time Programme 9.00-9.50 Registration and coffee (Armstrong Reception Rooms) 9.50-10.00 Chair’s welcome (Armstrong Reception Rooms) 10.00-11.30 Panel I: Cultural movement (4 papers) chair: tbc (Armstrong Reception Rooms) Fernando Sanchez (Trinity College, Dublin) “(Re)constructing cultural distinctiveness: cultural diplomacy or Read more about 14th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference Program[…]