On Interviews (repost)

A series of posts on Interviews (mostly for the UK market) from 2015 have been combined for this repost. See below for tips on GOLDEN RULES and, more importantly, PAST QUESTIONS divided thematically. — PART ONE: GOLDEN RULES Getting an interview invitation triggers a rush of validation and excitement for most young academics – finally someone thinks […]

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On Cover Letters (repost)

A series of posts on Cover Letters (mostly for the UK market) from 2015 have been combined for this repost. See below for tips on how to structure a Cover Letter; some general tips based on past experience; advice from blogs and the internet more generally. — PART ONE: STRUCTURING YOUR COVER LETTER In order […]

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On CVs (repost)

A series of posts on CV-writing (mostly for the UK market) from 2015 have been combined for this repost. See below for tips on how to structure a CV; advice from blogs and the internet more generally; some final golden rules. — PART ONE: STRUCTURING YOUR CV What categories should your CV contain ? What information […]

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Europe: A history of migration (repost)

We will be re-posting the reports from the conference A DATE WITH HISTORY: DID YOU SAY EUROPE? over the next few weeks. The reports were originally published on the French embassy website. Read the fourth and final report by Megan Crane and Alastair Brunton below: EUROPE: A HISTORY OF MIGRATION. The fourth and final session of the day began with […]

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Perspectives on Franco-British Relations (repost)

We will be re-posting the reports from the conference A DATE WITH HISTORY: DID YOU SAY EUROPE? over the next few weeks. The reports were originally published on the French embassy website. Read the third report by Nigel Ritchie and Katherine Barrowman below: PERSPECTIVES ON FRANCO-BRITISH RELATIONS. Renaud Morieux (Cambridge) discussed the notion of ‘foreigners’ in eighteenth century Britain and […]

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What is Europe? (repost)

We will be re-posting the reports from the conference A DATE WITH HISTORY: DID YOU SAY EUROPE? over the next few weeks. The reports were originally published on the French embassy website. Read the second report by Matthew Brown and Howard Chae below: WHAT IS EUROPE? On 9th June, leading historians from France and the UK were invited by the […]

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