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Recent Discussion Posts

Istanbul: The Story of a City from Roman times to the Ottoman Conquest

"Istanbul: The Story of a City from Roman times to the Ottoman Conquest"

With Roberta Marin (Nasser Khalili Collection & SOAS)

on Monday 12th June 2017

at The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York (UK)

from 6:30pm – 7:30pm

 

Attendance by free ticket only available at http://yorkfestivalofideas.com/2017/talks/instanbul-story-of-a-city/ 

 

Middle East Art in the Museum: The Stories we Tell - York Islamic Art Circle

“Middle East Art in the Museum: The Stories we Tell”

with Dr Venetia Porter (V&A)

on Thursday 8th June 2017

at The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building

from 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Attendance by free ticket only http://yorkfestivalofideas.com/2017/talks/middle-east-art-museum/

 

Call for Papers: McGill University's IOWC Graduate Student Conference on Indian Ocean World History

IOWC Graduate Conference on Indian Ocean World History

20 October 2017
Call for Papers
McGill University's Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC) welcomes submissions for its Graduate Conference on Indian Ocean World History on 20 October 2017.

CFP Extended: “Emotions, Death and Dying” (Winter 2017)

We are seeking papers on the theme of “Emotions, Death and Dying” for semi-annual scholarly journal, Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies (PJHS) (Winter 2017), published by the Indiana University Press (Bloomington, USA). Contributors are expected to write on the relationship of death and dying with various emotions such as grief, sorrow, pain, fear and loneliness. We also welcome theoretical and methodological essays on the theme.

Deadline for submitting articles is now 15th August 2017.

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Recent Blog Posts

How to … Teach Composition with Digital Tools

Resource Blog

How to … Teach Composition with Digital Tools

by Kara Hisatake and Katie Trostel

Pedagogy is one skill that graduate students are supposed to acquire over the course of their graduate career. One aspect of pedagogy that many of us deal with is teaching writing - in one way or another - from lab reports to thesis papers.

Spring Breaks

Insider Information Blog

            For many graduate students, at least in the United States, March usually brings some form of a scheduled break. Whether in the middle of a semester or in-between terms, Spring Break has become a regular event in the academic calendar. (Why a similar break does not typically exist in the fall is up for debate.) In the United States this break often equates to fantasies of sunny beaches and palm trees.

How to ... Stay Motivated and Hold Yourself Accountable (A review of the Wordly App)

Resource Blog

If you’re like me, getting back to dissertation writing after a long summer can be a challenge...

...particularly as the fall quarter tends to be full of other distracting tasks (Job market! Fellowship applications! Getting your teaching materials ready! Conference abstracts!)

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