Call for Papers – 14th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference

Call for Papers 14th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference School of History, Classics and Archaeology Newcastle University 19th May 2017   ‘Movement’   This interdisciplinary one-day conference seeks to bring 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 Read more about Call for Papers – 14th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference[…]

History Lab 2017: Creating Dialogue.

  History Lab 2017: Creating Dialogue. Teesside University, Wednesday 5 April 2017. The Curve T1.01, 12:30 – 6:00pm   12:30 – 1pm: Registration 1:00 – 2pm: Welcome and Panel 1 – Thinking about Militarism and Peace (Chair: Sophie Roberts) Rowan Thompson, (PhD, Northumbria University) ‘An essential institution in British aviation’: The Air League of the Read more about History Lab 2017: Creating Dialogue.[…]

NEWCASTLE CLASSICS AND ANCIENT HISTORY RESEARCH SEMINARS, SPRING 2017

Please find below the programme for the Classics and Ancient History Research Seminars taking place this semester at the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Newcastle University. All seminars begin at 5.00 pm on the given day and, unless specified below, take place in Room 2.50 on the 2nd floor of the Armstrong Building. (A campus Read more about NEWCASTLE CLASSICS AND ANCIENT HISTORY RESEARCH SEMINARS, SPRING 2017[…]

Newcastle University Roman Archaeology Seminar Series, Semester 2 Winter/Spring 2017

All the following seminars are on Tuesdays at 18:00 hrs in Armstrong Building room 1.06 7 Feb 2017 – James Harland (York University) ‘The End of Roman Rule and the Adventus Saxonum: Rethinking Ethnicity in post-Roman Britain’   21 Feb – Simon Esmonde Cleary (Birmingham University) ‘The Mediterranean Mattered More: Imperial weakness and local responses Read more about Newcastle University Roman Archaeology Seminar Series, Semester 2 Winter/Spring 2017[…]

Newcastle University History Seminar Series, semester 2, 2016-7

All the following seminars are in Armstrong Building room 1.03. Professor Richard Clay, Professor of Digital Humanities, ‘Vandalism and Terrorism during the Revolutionary France’, Wednesday, 22 February. 3.30pm. Dr Michael Pierse, Queens University Belfast, ‘Thinking Globally about Irish Working-Class Writing?’, Wednesday 1 March, 5pm. Professor Thomas Scharf, Professor of Social Gerontology, ‘Constructing home over the Read more about Newcastle University History Seminar Series, semester 2, 2016-7[…]

CALL FOR PAPERS – MOVEMENT: THE 14TH ANNUAL PGF CONFERENCE

Call for Papers 14th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference School of History, Classics and Archaeology Newcastle University 19th May 2017 ‘Movement’   This interdisciplinary one-day conference seeks to bring together Postgraduate students studying histories relating to the theme of Movement. How do we study the past, not as a static, but as dynamic and changing? How Read more about CALL FOR PAPERS – MOVEMENT: THE 14TH ANNUAL PGF CONFERENCE[…]

PGF EVENT NEWSLETTER

PGF Event Newsletter Week ending on Sun 19 February 2017 Research Seminars • 21 February, 6pm @ Armstrong Bldg. 1.06: The Mediterranean Mattered More: Imperial weakness and local responses either side of the Channel at the turn of the fourth and fifth centuries A.D. • 23 February, 5pm @ Armstrong Bldg. 2.16: ‘Mirrors for Men: Read more about PGF EVENT NEWSLETTER[…]

REFLECTIONS ON JUDITH BUTLER AND KINSHIP TROUBLE by Chris Mowat

Reflections on Judith Butler and Kinship Trouble. Last Wednesday I had the chance to travel to London for the 2017 Housman Lecture given by Professor Judith Butler, hosted by the Department of Greek and Latin, UCL. For those not familiar with her work, Professor Butler is perhaps best known for her ground-breaking work in Gender Read more about REFLECTIONS ON JUDITH BUTLER AND KINSHIP TROUBLE by Chris Mowat[…]

FIVE TIPS FOR… AN ERASMUS SEMESTER

I spent a semester at Leiden University, Netherlands, under the Erasmus scheme. I t was a great experience; I gained new skills, made amazing friends, and saw wonderful places. Here are a few tips on how to get the most out of your semester abroad: One. Pack well One of the best things I did Read more about FIVE TIPS FOR… AN ERASMUS SEMESTER[…]

VISUALISING LABOUR: CALL FOR PAPERS

Workers and Work in Photography and Film The Labour and Society research at Newcastle and Northumbria Universities is organising a two-day conference on the photographic and filmic representations of labour on the 5th– 6th May 2017 at Newcastle University. There will be keynote addresses from Professor Jonathan Long (Durham University) and Dr Simon Dell (UEA). Read more about VISUALISING LABOUR: CALL FOR PAPERS[…]