PGF Seminar 25th November 1-2pm

We will be hearing from Harry Lewis a current second year PhD student at the University of Edinburgh. Harry’s research focuses on the Jacobite’s in the Caribbean, notably on the impact they had on the development and functioning of the British Empire in the region. Harry will deliver his paper  “Jacobite Rebellions in the Caribbean”.   For Read more about PGF Seminar 25th November 1-2pm[…]

PGF Seminar 18th November, 1-2pm

We will be hearing from Elly Polignano a first year PhD candidate within our school. Her research focuses on the wide-spread literary form of the epigram and her thesis will offer the first critical edition and commentary of Marcus Argentarius’s thirty- seven epigrams.  Elly will deliver her paper “P.Oxy. 3723: limits and ambiguity on the elegiac genre“. For Read more about PGF Seminar 18th November, 1-2pm[…]

PGF Seminar 11th November, 1-2pm

Our next seminar will take place online on Wednesday 11th November 1-2pm.   Adrian Pole Seminar We will be hearing from Adrian Pole a current PhD candidate at University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on cross-cultural interactions between international volunteers in the Spanish Civil War and the people, places, and politics of 1930s Spain. Adrian will deliver his paper “No exit today – Read more about PGF Seminar 11th November, 1-2pm[…]

Postgraduate Forum Seminars – Semester 1 Timetable

We have a full schedule for our first semester covering a broad range of fantastic subjects. All the seminars for semester 1 will take place online and details of the Zoom meeting will be sent in the week prior to the seminar. Grab a cuppa and join us on Wednesday’s 1-2pm.   11th November – Read more about Postgraduate Forum Seminars – Semester 1 Timetable[…]

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[…]


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[…]

13th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference

‘Individuals and Communities’ 20th May 2016 Room 2.22, Research Beehive, Newcastle University 9.00 – 9.15 Tea and Coffee Panel 1 Chair: Lauren Emslie 9.15 – 9:45  George Scratcherd (University of Oxford) The four horsemen of the AME Church: ‘Great Men’ and the challenges of black church historiography. 9.45 – 10.15 James Mullen (Newcastle University) God, Read more about 13th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference[…]

PGF Conference Programme

It’s that time of year again: the sun is out, the birds are singing… and the PGF Conference is  soon! The theme for this year’s conference, if you didn’t know it yet, is Individuals and Communities. We have a great day lined up for you, some interesting papers from across the disciplines and across the country Read more about PGF Conference Programme[…]

Newsletter, week 12.04.16

Sorry the newsletter is late this week (IT fault…).  If you would like to promote an event, please get in touch ( Research Seminars Archaeology: Tuesday 12th April, 6-8 pm, Armstrong Building, Room 1.06 Stephanie Moat (Newcastle University): ‘New Perspectives on Provincial Religious Statuary: A Case Study from Roman Britain and North Africa’ Classics and Ancient Read more about Newsletter, week 12.04.16[…]