PGF Seminar 9th June, 1-2 pm

Our final PGF seminar will take place on Wednesday the 9th of June at 1 pm. We will be hearing from Mihai Hotea a current third-year PhD student in International History at the University of Nottingham. Mihai’s thesis investigates Romania’s political, diplomatic and economic relations with the US, and the UK during the era of détente. It Read more about PGF Seminar 9th June, 1-2 pm[…]

PGF SEMINAR – 12TH MAY, 1-2 PM

We will be hearing from Yolanda Panou a second year PhD student at the University of Edinburgh. Yolanda’s research areas are classical tragedy (both Greek and Roman), classical mythology and, more specifically, the representations of infanticide and child killing in the ancient world and theatre. Alongside the tragic plays, her main sources also cover the Read more about PGF SEMINAR – 12TH MAY, 1-2 PM[…]

PGF Seminar 5th May 1-2 pm

We will be hearing from Cathy Bishop a current student at Swansea University. Cathy has a BA in Classical Civilisations and Egyptology, and an MA in Ancient Egyptian Culture. Whilst undertaking these courses, she has volunteered with excavations such as the South Asasif Conservation Project, and museums, namely the Egypt Centre, and more recently, the CircArt project Read more about PGF Seminar 5th May 1-2 pm[…]

PGF Seminar 24th March 1-2pm

We will be hearing from Meena Menon a first year PhD student in the School of History at the University of Leeds. Meena’s research examines India’s development paradigm rooted in high modernism and gigantism, the emergence and leadership of social movements and their impact, and the nature of the state, both in colonial and post- colonial times. She Read more about PGF Seminar 24th March 1-2pm[…]

PGF Seminar 17th March 1-2pm

We will be hearing from Indigo Reeve a current Archaeology PhD student at the University of Edinburgh researching health in medieval Scotland and London. Indigo’s study aims to provide a greater insight into childhood heath that is often obscured in the historical and archaeological record.  Indigo will deliver her paper entitled: “A Stressful Life: Childhood Health in South-East Scotland“. Read more about PGF Seminar 17th March 1-2pm[…]

PGF Seminar 10th March 1-2pm

We will be hearing from Jamie Gemmell (University of Edinburgh). Jamie is currently undertaking a Masters degree under the supervision of Prof. Diana Paton and Dr. Richard Oosterhoof.  Jamie began working on conceptions of “African ethnicity” in 2019, beginning with a summer project, funded by a Carnegie Vacation Scholarship. For the project, Jamie produced an annotated Read more about PGF Seminar 10th March 1-2pm[…]

PGF Seminar 3rd March 1-2pm

We will be hearing from Oded Haim a current student at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Oded gained both his BA in History and English linguistics and MA in History from the Ben-Gurion University. His MA thesis focused on the Second Punic War and the Battle of Zama and he will deliver his paper Read more about PGF Seminar 3rd March 1-2pm[…]

PGF Seminar 24th February 1-2pm

We will be hearing from Claire Heseltine a current MSt student in Classical Archaeology at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on issues of gender in the transmission of divine and mythological iconography from the Hellenistic to Roman period. She is currently funded by the Ertegun Scholarship. Claire will deliver her paper entitled ‘And her loveliness’: the wounding Read more about PGF Seminar 24th February 1-2pm[…]

PGF Seminar 17th February 1-2pm

We will be hearing from Henry Brown (University of Oxford). Henry is a first year DPhil student specialising in the Spanish Civil War and modern Spain more broadly.  His thesis examines military cultures and identities within Spanish Republican Army and among its veterans during the Francoist dictatorship. Henry read for a BA in War Studies at KCL Read more about PGF Seminar 17th February 1-2pm[…]