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2016 Sylvia Naish Research Student Lecture – Call for Submissions!

To all PG members! The following call for submissions from the IMLR is a brilliant opportunity for you to showcase your doctoral work. We were extremely pleased to receive so many fantastic and thought provoking contributions to our annual WiGS conference in Durham earlier this month, and we feel that everyone who spoke at the conference, or who put … Continue reading

ECR Blog: The 5 Stages of Post-doc Life

In our first guest blogger post about ECR life and issues, a recent PhD graduate talks about life after thesis, that is, the emotional and psychological side of it. Whether you have just submitted or are still in the last stages of writing up, it is worth bearing in mind that the process outlined in … Continue reading

Report on the WIGS 27th Annual Conference in Durham, 6-7 November 2015

Earlier this month Wiggies from around the UK and Ireland made their way to Durham for the WIGS 27th Annual Conference. As ever it was an opportunity to listen to some fantastic papers, to catch up with fellow Wiggies and meet new Wiggies in the wonderful environment of Durham’s Van Mildert College. The conference started … Continue reading

‘Thesis of the Month’ goes to Lizzie Stewart!

My PhD research grew out of the coming together of two quite straightforward thoughts. 1 in 5 people in Germany today have a ‘background of migration’; Germany has a state-subsidised system of artistic representation with an international reputation for political engagement and with a historically close relationship to the national self-image. If Germany is a … Continue reading