Poetry, performance and place: a postcard from Dundee

This post was written by Erin Farley, a second year PhD candidate at the University of Strathclyde on the Collaborative Doctoral Award project “Poetry, Song and Community in the Industrial City: Victorian Dundee,” in partnership with Dundee Central Library. Her research focuses on how the composition, performance and reception of poetry and song reflected and … Continue reading Poetry, performance and place: a postcard from Dundee

All Good Things

We have a bonus post this week; a farewell from SGSAH Director Jude on her last day in the post. Doing a PhD can be pretty scary at times, but if you are lucky enough to have people like Jude helping you through it, the PhD experience becomes much less scary and much more enjoyable. Good luck … Continue reading All Good Things

Civilians and the ‘other stuff’ of war and conflict: Conference Review

  We have a bonus post on the blog this week! This review of the SGSAH funded War Through Other Stuff conference comes from Michael Reeve. Michael is a second-year doctoral researcher based at the Maritime Historical Studies Centre, University of Hull, with secondary supervision from Leeds Beckett University. Michael’s research interests are primarily the expression of … Continue reading Civilians and the ‘other stuff’ of war and conflict: Conference Review

What do Employers ‘out there’ think of Arts PhD students?

Our guest post today comes from Katrina Gardner, Careers Manager  for Research Staff and Students at the University of Glasgow. Find out more about the University of Glasgow careers services here. Today I have that feeling of contentment that comes with a job well done, having just organised another very successful mock interviews and networking event for our … Continue reading What do Employers ‘out there’ think of Arts PhD students?