Tag: PhD advice

ASMCF/SSFH Post-Grad Study Day, Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: PhD takeover

Welcome to ‘under the spotlight’, a monthly interview series which offers a snapshot from academics’ lives: their passions, interests and reading suggestions – all summarised in less than ten minutes. You can catch up with previous posts here. To tie in with the Annual Postgraduate Study Day, this month’s interview is a Postgraduate takeover! We …

Voices of ECRs

Voices of Early Career Researchers: Andrew Smith

Welcome back to ‘Voices of Early Career Researchers’, a monthly feature on the French History Network blog. Each month we’ll post a short interview with an Early Career Researcher of French History, giving you an insight of the different paths that ECRs are following after their PhDs in and outside of academia: what do the …

ASMCF/SSFH Post-Grad Study Day

Camaraderie, conviviality…and a free lunch? Reasons to attend a postgraduate study day

Report on the ASMCF / SSFH Postgraduate Study Day at the University of Exeter, 7th March 2015 by Dr Thomas Martin, part-time lecturer in French at the University of Leeds The study day took place on a bright early spring day in Exeter, with an intriguing and eclectic set of papers programmed under the heading …

Under the Spotlight

French Historians under the spotlight: Dr Simon Kitson

Welcome to the second instalment of ‘Under the spotlight’, a monthly interview series which offers a snapshot from academics’ lives: their passions, interests and reading suggestions – all summarised in less than ten minutes. If you missed the first post, featuring Máire Cross, you can catch up here. This month sees Dr Simon Kitson  take …