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Members’ news for WIGS annual conference in Durham

Attention all WIGS members! With the WIGS annual conference fast approaching, I’d like to ask you to send me all news of members (including promotions, publications [monographs and edited volumes], awards, etc.) to report to the AGM. Please do send all reports to me at katya.krylova@cantab.net by Wednesday 4 November. We look forward to hearing your … Continue reading

PG Room Share Opportunities for the WiGS Annual Conference (Durham)

Registration for the WiGS 27th annual conference in Durham (6-7 Nov) opened last week and we have already received several inquiries about accommodation and room sharing. In order to make the conference as economically viable for PG students as possible, we suggest that you consider sharing a room with another WiGS member for the duration of the conference. If … Continue reading

‘Thesis of the Month’ goes to Jenny Watson, Swansea University!

Thinking about what my thesis has become and how to explain it to other people is something I now realise I should do more often. Reading back through older posts I have been impressed by how everyone seems to have it so ‘together’ while in my mind’s eye the sprawling piles of information and half-explored … Continue reading

Deadline for the Women in German Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize Has Been Extended!

Please note that the deadline for submissions for the Women in German Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize has been extended to Monday 5 October! The winning essay will be selected by the WiGS committee and announced at the annual WiGS conference. Winners of the essay prize will receive £100 and the opportunity to have their piece published in the … Continue reading

How to ‘Vlog’: Creating your First Video Blog

Creating video content doesn’t have to be a difficult task. Vlogging is a great way to engage with new audiences, present your ideas in a fresh format and, because viewers get to see and hear you, it’s actually an extremely easy way to show people exactly what your – often quite complex – research is … Continue reading