Just A Minute With… Dr. Rob Dale

Dr Rob Dale is Lecturer in Russian History, specialising in twentieth-century Russian and Soviet history, especially the late Stalinist period (1945-1953). He studied for a BA in History at York, an MA in History at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies and a PhD in Russian History at QMUL. Find him on twitter Read more about Just A Minute With… Dr. Rob Dale[…]

Just a Minute with… Lauren Emslie

Lauren Emslie, 2nd year PhD student in classics, studying religion and theology in the late Roman republic. She is also currently chair of the PGF and organising AMPAH 2016. She has a self-defined “slight social-media aversion” (although likes meeting people in person!), so it took a while, but we finally got her to sit down Read more about Just a Minute with… Lauren Emslie[…]

“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[…]


Welcome to our site! We are a really dynamic and enthusiastic group of History, Classics and Archaeology postgraduates, with lots of exciting ideas being bounced around. As we all know, doing your PhD or MA is hardly a walk in the park; everyone is isolated by the uniqueness of their research, which can make it seem Read more about Welcome![…]