Great Opportunity for PGRs in the North West!

Exciting news! This is our official call for papers for Crafting the Past, all PGRs interested in presenting a paper should send their 100-word proposal, paper title and short bio to livpostgradworkshop@outlook.com. Presentations will be 10 minutes in length and a question-and-answer session will follow, but for now we just want to read your excellent […]

via CFP – 9TH FEBRUARY 2018 — Annual Postgraduate Conference

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A ‘Networking’ Trip to Glasgow

On Monday 11th December, I travelled from Liverpool to Glasgow to visit the Scottish Oral History Centre and to attend the book launch of The Deindustrialized World: Confronting Ruination in Postindustrial Places. I decided to attend because I enjoyed the book and wanted to watch the author presentations but I ended up learning a lot about the value of one of academia’s key buzzwords: ‘networking’.  Continue reading

NWCDTP Annual Conference

This time time last week, I was on my way to my first ever conference. Starting my PhD was pretty exciting but for some reason telling people that I was at a conference made it all feel much more real. This year’s annual conference of the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP- a mouthful that I still have not mastered saying out loud) was titled ‘Exploring Identity: Between Being and Belonging’.  Continue reading