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WiGS Committee Meeting in Cambridge

Very productive committee meeting in Cambridge to prepare the next conference which will take place 7/8 November in Selwyn College. Watch this space for the full programme, the PG workshop on publishing, an exciting key note lecture and, last but not least, our first PG Essay Prize Award Ceremony. Advertisements

For Translators: May Free Webminar Week on ProZ.com

The translators’ website ProZ.com is offering a variety of free webminars this week – might be worth a look!

Interesting article from the LSE: How Academia Resembles a Drug Gang

Academic systems rely on the existence of a supply of “outsiders” ready to forgo wages and employment security in exchange for the prospect of uncertain security, prestige, freedom and reasonably high salaries that tenured positions entail. Drawing on data from the US, Germany and the UK, Alexandre Afonso looks at how the academic job market is structured in many … Continue reading

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