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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]