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[…]

Exploring Classical and Historical Northumbria: Warkworth Castle

Dr. Susanna Phillippo  will be continuing her ‘Exploring Classical and Historical Northumbria’ trips this Sunday (17th April) with a visit to Warkworth Castle and Hermitage. Details are as follows: Depart c. 12.10, return c. 18.05 Cost: £7.80 for transport A visit to the impressive medieval Percy fortress in the scenic town of Warkworth. • Picturesque town Read more about Exploring Classical and Historical Northumbria: Warkworth Castle[…]

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 (m.ahlers1@ncl.ac.uk). 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[…]

Newsletter, week 15.02.16

The return of the weekly newsletter!  If you would like to promote an event, please get in touch (m.ahlers1@ncl.ac.uk). Research Seminars Archaeology: Archaeology Seminar Series Thursday 18th February, 4-5 pm, Armstrong Building, Room 2.16 Andy Jones (Cornwall Archaeological Unit): ‘The Whitehorse cist’ Classics and Ancient History: Wednesday 17th February, 5pm, Armstrong Building, Room 2.50 Ruth Read more about Newsletter, week 15.02.16[…]

PGF Lunchtime Seminar

The next lunchtime seminar is Wednesday 20th, at 1pm, in Armstrong 1.04. John Bagnall (History) will be talking to us about : The New Official History: Charles Moore, Margaret Thatcher and the Falklands Crisis ‘Earlier this year, Charles Moore released the second of his three volume official biography of Margaret Thatcher. Moore was given unrivalled Read more about PGF Lunchtime Seminar[…]

Newsletter, week 7.12.15

There is a lot going on this week, so here is this week’s events newsletter.  If you would like to promote an event, please get in touch (m.ahlers1@ncl.ac.uk). PGF The Importance of being ‘Visible’ Tuesday 8th December, 6:30pm, Armstrong Building, Room 3.38 Question and answer session on academic life and career perspectives Ask your own Read more about Newsletter, week 7.12.15[…]

The Importance of being ‘Visible’

By Sam Petty (PhD History) Tuesday 8th December, 6.30pm, Armstrong 3.38: “The Importance of being ‘Visible’” question and answer session. I’m sure many of you would agree that academic life can be a fairly bewildering experience. Trying to get on with your research is a difficult enough enterprise in its own right. When you factor Read more about The Importance of being ‘Visible’[…]

PGF Seminar – Wednesday 21st October 1pm

We are delighted to announce our first PGF seminar will be given by Xu Hong from UCD. Wednesday 21st October in room 2.50 (Armstrong Building, next to the reading room) at 1pm. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available as always – please come along and support our first postgraduate guest speaker. Xu Hong – Read more about PGF Seminar – Wednesday 21st October 1pm[…]

Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Research Student Symposium – confirmed speakers

We have now confirmed our list of speakers for the 2nd NEBARSS conference, to be held here at Newcastle University in November in the historic Armstrong Building. The full list can be seen below, or can be downloaded in PDF form here. Dr Chris Fowler will give a keynote lecture on Friday 20th of November, Read more about Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Research Student Symposium – confirmed speakers[…]

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![…]