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‘Thesis of the Month’ goes to Nicola Thomas, the University of Nottingham!

Interdisciplinarity, innovation, inbetweenness – for better or worse, the work of WIGS postgraduates clearly reflects contemporary trends in arts research more broadly! Like recent Thesis of the Month authors Iga Nowicz and Eloise Roberts, I also try to bring together two academic spheres in my PhD project, which compares approaches to representing space, place and … Continue reading

Introducing Our New Secretary: Katya Krylova, University of Nottingham

As announced in the previous WIGS blog post, I will be taking over from Helen Finch as Secretary of WIGS. I would like to thank Helen for all her hard work, dedication and commitment to WIGS over the past four years. It is a huge honour to follow in her footsteps and to be able … Continue reading

Katya Krylova new WiGS secretary

Breaking news: Dr Katya Krylova, Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow at the Department of German Studies at the University of Nottingham has accepted the challenge of being the new secretary of Women in German Studies. She’ll introduce herself more fully in the next blog entry. At the Durham conference in November, there will be the … Continue reading

Gender and European History Colloquium, 18 May 2015

Colleagues may be interested to hear about the inaugural Gender and European History Colloquium taking place on May 18 at the University of Sheffield. In collaboration with the Centre for Gender Studies in Europe, our PG members Nina Schmidt and Cyd Sturgess, alongside our treasurer Caroline Bland, have organised an afternoon of talks and discussions on the theme: ‘Gender and … Continue reading

‘Thesis of the Month’ goes to Iga Nowicz, King’s College London.

In last month’s post, Eloise Roberts talked about the challenges and perks of interdisciplinary work, bridging the gap between history and literature. In my project, I too attempt to straddle two ‘academic worlds’ – studying at two universities in London and Berlin and combining German Studies with South Slavonic Studies. In fact, managing my own … Continue reading