PG Research Forum: Works in Progress

Just a quick reminder of our upcoming PG Forum event, the Work in Progress Workshop, which will take place this Thursday, 7 December at 5pm in room A56. We will listen to two brief presentations (15-20 minutes each) on current research. Our presenters this time around are: Alexandre Burin, who will speak on “Draft versus… Continue reading PG Research Forum: Works in Progress


PG Research Forum: How to write an effective abstract?

PG Forum: How to write an effective abstract, Part 1 15th November, 12:00-13:00, ER145 After a first introductory meeting in October, where new and continuing research students had a chance to introduce themselves and to meet  representatives of the School's research groups, the PG Research Forum is back with its first event of the year!… Continue reading PG Research Forum: How to write an effective abstract?

An Interview With Nassiba Benferdi, PG Forum Co-Ordinator

  PhD and Masters students new and old will know that the PG Forum is at the heart of postgraduate life here in MLAC. Research seminars, reading groups, feedback sessions and a good amount of coffee have all played their part in getting postgraduates from disparate disciplines together for the past couple of years. Now… Continue reading An Interview With Nassiba Benferdi, PG Forum Co-Ordinator

Welcome to the new term

  Lots of events going on this week as Easter term begins.   Tuesday 26th April   Bowes Lecture Series: Dr Tom Stammers, 'Relics of Bourbon and Bonaparte: collecting post-revolutionary France in nineteenth-century Britain', 18:00-19:00, The Bowes Museum John and Josephine Bowes were deeply interested by the troubled history of France, collecting vestiges not just of… Continue reading Welcome to the new term

Conference presentations: PGR forum today

  A reminder that the PGR forum today (5pm in ER 153) will be led by Dr Santiago Fouz Hernández on the subject of how to give great conference presentations. The session is not a lecture, but rather an opportunity to express your major worries or anxieties when presenting a conference paper and to receive some tips and advice… Continue reading Conference presentations: PGR forum today

Events Bulletin 1-4 March

  This Thursday at the usual time of 5pm in ER153 Dr Santiago Fouz-Hernández will be leading our forum session, giving us some tips and tricks on how to craft and deliver great conference papers.   Talks and Events   Tuesday 1st March   Textual Evidence (The Life of Texts) - Public Lecture Series: Dr… Continue reading Events Bulletin 1-4 March

Weekly bulletin 15-19 February

  This Thursday at the PGR forum we have our second Work in Progress session, so come along to the Swan and Three Cygnets at 5pm where we will be having a drink and finding out more about one another’s research.   Monday 15th February   Durham World Heritage Site Lecture Series - 30th Anniversary… Continue reading Weekly bulletin 15-19 February