Feminism & Frocks

The SGSAH Summer School is coming up in just a few weeks (there's still time to register, click here) and I am very much looking forward to attending a session at the Glasgow Women's Library on Feminist Research Methods & Networks (organised in collaboration with the Postgraduate Gender Research Network of Scotland). I have been asked to prepare a five … Continue reading Feminism & Frocks

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

‘Negotiating Academic Careers’: The Scottish Association for American Studies Workshop

Our post today reflects on a recent academic careers event funded by SGSAH. It was organised by Catherine Bateson, a third-year AHRC SGSAH funded PhD student at the University of Edinburgh,  Nicola Martin, a third-year AHRC SGSAH funded PhD student at the University of Stirling and David Wilson, a third-year PhD student funded by the University of Strathclyde. … Continue reading ‘Negotiating Academic Careers’: The Scottish Association for American Studies Workshop

Conference Dispatches: Finding War in the Other Stuff

As you’ll have seen from recent posts, we (Lucie, Laura, Catherine, with help from our brilliant co-organiser Roseanne) recently put on a conference. ‘War Through Other Stuff’ ran over three days and was dedicated to exploring alternative histories of conflict - rather than focusing on more conventional military histories, we chose to highlight non-military narratives, … Continue reading Conference Dispatches: Finding War in the Other Stuff

The Stuff of Research: Putting material culture in practice

Our second post on the SGSAH Material Culture programme, 'The Stuff of Research', comes from Alexandra Chiriac. Alexandra is a second year PhD candidate at the University of St Andrews, funded through the SGSAH AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership. She is researching the impact of modernism on stage design and interior design in Romania in the 1920s … Continue reading The Stuff of Research: Putting material culture in practice

The Stuff of Research: Being disruptive in the museum

Our post today comes from Rhona Ramsay, a museum professional with a background in community engagement and learning. Her PhD research builds on projects which brought Gypsy/Travellers into museums to engage with examples of their cultural heritage.  The aims of her research are to uncover the presence of Gypsy/Traveller objects and agency within Scottish museums, to examine … Continue reading The Stuff of Research: Being disruptive in the museum