The postgraduate forum exists to facilitate discussion between postgraduate students. The sessions, open to all MLitt students, PhD and post-doctoral researchers, are a supportive and constructive forum in which to present the general outline of a research project or (first draft) chapters, to try out work in progress or simply to practice before having to present to a larger audience.
All postgraduates are welcome to propose a paper for presentation or any research related topic. Texts relevant for the presentations will be available as hard copies at the general office at St Katherine's Lodge (room 0.03) or may be attached to the email announcement. For any inquiries, questions, or should you wish to present your research, please contact Bernhard Struck at email@example.com
The Early Modern and Modern History Postgraduate Forum is back for 2012/13
Things to know:
1) The Forum will run every Wednesday that does not feature a Modern History Research Seminar.
2) Email firstname.lastname@example.org to express an interest in discussing your research in semester 2.
3) New for this year: Come along to 'First Friday' Lunchtime Meetups.
4) Join the postgraduate forum facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/emmhforum/.
1) This year the postgraduate forum will be running every term-time Wednesday that does not feature a Modern History Research Seminar.
For semester 2 that means there will be a Postgraduate Forum at 4:30 pm in St Katharine's Lodge, Room 1.10, on the following dates:
Modern History Postgraduate Forum
All Are Welcome to Attend!
Semester 2 Schedule:
All discussions are on Wednesdays at 4:30pm in Room 1.10, St. Katharine’s Lodge
Digital Tools for the Historian
(This is a workshop-style event, feel free to bring along a computer)
Dr Bernhard Struck
Academic Job Applications
Steven Miles, University of Glasgow
British battlefield heritage: Public engagement and interpretation at sites of conflict
Digital Projects in History
Monarchical myth-making and merchandising: The public persona of the 'Sailor Prince'
Need More Info?
Join the facebook group: www.facebook.com/emmhforum
Make a note in your diary to come along and meet your fellow postgrads. Wine and snacks will be provided.
2) If you would like to discuss your research with a friendly and supportive audience, please email email@example.com
The forum offers a great opportunity to get feedback and comments on your ideas, whatever stage they are at. Forum attendees are genuinely interested in talking about your research: take advantage!
Each discussion is usually scheduled for an hour and a half. However, if you would prefer a shorter time (45 minutes) to discuss your studies, please indicate this in your email. These 'double-header' forums will be scheduled over the year as needed. This format might appeal in particular to MLitt students and 1st year PhDs.
Please Note: There is no obligation to deliver a 'conference-style' paper; informality and open discussion is encouraged. For example, you might wish to circulate a draft chapter, an influential article on your topic, or even introduce an important video clip to generate discussion. Think big, it's your forum!
3) To enable our postgraduate community to meet informally, this year there will be 'First Friday Lunches.' Year-round, on the first Friday of each month, postgraduates and staff are invited to meet for lunch at alternating venues. Details can be found on the forum's facebook website or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.