Crafting (through) a PhD

I was in the post office the other day, and a lady nearby was packing up a crocheted blanket. It was multi-coloured, with a fairly complex pattern, and numerous stitches I know to be quite difficult to master. I complimented her on the lovely piece, and she asked if I crocheted myself (I do). It … Continue reading Crafting (through) a PhD

Re-immersion into Spaces of Law: Reflecting on research, connections and seas of change

The elegant beauty of Golestan province, Iran. This week we have a guest post from Mika Schroder, a third year PhD student at the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance. Her key interests pertain to the recognition and safeguarding of community rights, knowledges and perspectives within decision-making processes. Her research explores the meaning and … Continue reading Re-immersion into Spaces of Law: Reflecting on research, connections and seas of change

Makin' Wee Waves

As the year draws to a close, I like to look back and remind myself of what's been given to me in terms of opportunities over the last 12 months. SGSAH has, without doubt, been hugely helpful, not only with funding and providing opportunities for me personally (like writing the blog), but also through the … Continue reading Makin' Wee Waves

Day Off

I've been surrounded by archival material this week. It's the first time I've properly had "archive fatigue" and wow, is it real. It's now got to the stage where I close my eyes after leaving the archive at the Scottish Genealogical Society and all I see is a screen of gravestone inscriptions scrolling past. Freaky … Continue reading Day Off