Just a minute with… Dr James Gerrard

Dr James Gerrard is a lecturer in Roman archaeology here at Newcastle, he studied at Sheffield for his BA in Archaeology and Prehistory, before completing his MA (in Archaeological Research) and PhD (Pottery and the end of Roman Britain: the view from south-western Britain) at York. Check out his project blog: https://blogs.ncl.ac.uk/luftonarchaeology/ After a busy Read more about Just a minute with… Dr James Gerrard[…]

Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Research Student Symposium – confirmed speakers

We have now confirmed our list of speakers for the 2nd NEBARSS conference, to be held here at Newcastle University in November in the historic Armstrong Building. The full list can be seen below, or can be downloaded in PDF form here. Dr Chris Fowler will give a keynote lecture on Friday 20th of November, Read more about Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Research Student Symposium – confirmed speakers[…]

12th Edition of our E-Journal – Call for Papers!

Call for Papers 12th Edition of the Postgraduate Forum E-Journal School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Newcastle University  Disruptions The theme of this year’s issue of the PGF E-Journal seeks to reflect on the way in which “disruptions” have shaped historical disciplines and processes. Studies of history are littered with the disruptions of peoples and Read more about 12th Edition of our E-Journal – Call for Papers![…]

NEBARSS 2015 – Call for Papers!

2nd Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Research Student Symposium November 2015 We are holding a postgraduate research student conference here at Newcastle University focusing on the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age archaeology of Britain and Ireland. The conference will be preceded by a keynote speaker (tbc.) and a wine reception, which will provide delegates with a Read more about NEBARSS 2015 – Call for Papers![…]

“Disrupting the Notion”: A Postgraduate Conference

Last Friday (22nd May 2015) saw Newcastle University’s 12th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference go off with a bang. A really fantastic range of papers and posters were presented from Newcastle and beyond, displaying some really varied research. The theme of the conference was “Disruptions”, which had taken root from marketing and commercial theory, as chair Read more about “Disrupting the Notion”: A Postgraduate Conference[…]

E-Journal: A quick update!

We have now finished uploading the back issues of our Historical Studies Postgraduate E-Journal. You can find them listed under the ‘E-Journal’ tab (hover over the tab to reveal the list. Please Note: this may not work if you are using Internet Explorer), or use the menu on the right hand side of the page. If you come across any Read more about E-Journal: A quick update![…]

Disruptions!

Updated conference programme. We look forward to seeing you all on Friday! Disruptions! 12th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference 2015 22nd May 2015  Research Beehive, Old Library Building 9.00 Tea/Coffee Reception 9.20 Introduction Panel 1 – Chair: Sam Petty 9.30 Skylar Arbuthnot (Newcastle, PhD) The End of Extramural Settlements in the Hadrian’s Wall Frontier Zone 10.00 Read more about Disruptions![…]

“Joan was Quizzical…”

Our first charity fundraising event was a success!  On Wednesday (11th March) we held a Pub Quiz in aid of Comic Relief at the Hancock Pub near campus.  There were raffle prizes up for grabs including chocolates, cinema tickets and a night ‘at the dogs’, which was donated to the cause and for which we Read more about “Joan was Quizzical…”[…]

Call for Papers (Deadline 27th March)

12th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference 2015 School of History, Classics, and Archaeology, Newcastle University 22nd May 2015  ‘Disruptions’ This interdisciplinary one-day conference seeks to bring together students from across the country to reflect on the continuous ‘disruption’ within historical disciplines. How do we recognise and define these disruptions? Does the term ‘disruption’ have any genuine Read more about Call for Papers (Deadline 27th March)[…]