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International MA program “Usable Pasts”: Applied and Interdisciplinary History Higher School of Economics, St Petersburg, Russia

How to apply: http://spb.hse.ru/en/ma/apphist/howtohttps://spb.hse.ru/international/graduate

HSE St Petersburg, Department of History, invites international applicants to its two-year,

English-language MA program “Usable Pasts”: Applied and Interdisciplinary History.

Journal of Women's History, Volume 29, Number 1 (Spring 2017) Now Available!

The editors of the Journal of Women's History are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 29, Number 1 (Spring 2017) of the Journal of Women's History, entitled “Science, Activism, and Collaboration: Stories from Transitional Spaces”

You can find the issue on Project Muse here: http://muse.jhu.edu/issue/35951

CFP REMINDER Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies Postgraduate Colloquium, Birmingham, UK.

Dear Colleagues,

Apologies for any cross posting.

Just a note to remind you that the deadline for submitting abstracts for the 2017 colloquium is 3rd April. We welcome submissions from postgraduates in all related fields of study,

Please note that a limited amount of discretionary funding may be available to assist overseas speakers to cover partial cost. This will be assigned on a first come first served basis. Please make your interest known upon submission of your abstract.


CFP: PG Symposium on Authenticity, Performance, and (‘Post')Truth in Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media


Authenticity, Performance, and (‘Post’)Truth in Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media


With Professor Helen Wood (University of Leicester) as keynote speaker


The Department of Theatre, Film and Television, University of York, is delighted to announce its 8th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on 22 June 2017.


CFP: Journal of Festive Studies

Happy to announce the new peer reviewed open access Journal of Festive Studies. This journal draws together academics of all disciplines who share an interest in festivals, including holiday celebrations, family rituals, carnivals, religious feasts, processions and parades, civic commemorations, etc.


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!)