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[…]

Individuals and Communities: the 13th Annual PGF conference

20th May, 2016 Humans are often considered ‘social animals’, existing only within larger groups, though still maintaining a unique identity. This interdisciplinary one-day conference seeks reflect on the shifting relationship between individuals and communities across history. Defining the relationship between the individual and a (or several) social group(s) is difficult task. A community and an Read more about Individuals and Communities: the 13th Annual PGF conference[…]

Organising a Conference, or: How to act like a swan!

By Mareike Ahlers (Archaeology PhD) Graciously gliding across the water, swans have the uncanny ability to present a serene picture of themselves to the world above the water. Underneath the water, however, their feet are paddling frantically to keep them afloat. This sounds very much like organising a conference. On the 20/21st November 2015, my Read more about Organising a Conference, or: How to act like a swan![…]

Northern Bridge Autumn School – October 2015

A number of our AHRC funded PhD students attended the Northern Bridge Autumn School, hosted by Queens University Belfast. We set off from Newcastle Airport with the weather forecast to rain, rain, rain, with a little more rain scheduled for Belfast for the next few days. We were pleasantly surprised to land in a slightly Read more about Northern Bridge Autumn School – October 2015[…]

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[…]

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![…]

Disruptions! Conference Programme

We are pleased to announce our programme for the annual PGF conference (22nd May 2015 at Newcastle University).  All Welcome! ‘Disruptions’ 12th Annual Postgraduate Forum Conference 2015 22nd May 2015 Room 2.22, Research Beehive, Old Library Building 9.00 Tea/Coffee Reception 9.20 Introduction Panel 1 – Chair: TBC 9.30 Skylar Arbuthnot (Newcastle, PhD) The End of Read more about Disruptions! Conference Programme[…]

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)[…]