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

Experiences of the ‘Visiting Doctoral Researcher’ Scheme

Elyse Jamieson is a second year PhD student in Linguistics & English Language at the University of Edinburgh, funded by SGSAH. Their research interests are primarily in dialect syntax and semantics, with a focus on data from Scots dialects. For more information, see their website or find them on Twitter. I have just returned from a … Continue reading Experiences of the ‘Visiting Doctoral Researcher’ Scheme

‘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

House of Illustration Curation Internship: A Day in the Life

Our post today is by Fiona Dakin, a PhD student in French at the University of St Andrews. She is currently researching illustrated editions of Charles Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du mal. As a SGSAH student, she was provided with the opportunity to devise her own internship, so she contacted the curation team at London’s House … Continue reading House of Illustration Curation Internship: A Day in the Life

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