Black History Month Scotland: What happened to the momentum of spring 2020?

It’s October, which is Black History Month in Scotland. Black History Month is a concept that started in the United States with the African American scholar Dr Carter G Woodson who pointed out the lack of education about Black American history and culture. Since the history and culture here in the UK differs from that in … Continue reading Black History Month Scotland: What happened to the momentum of spring 2020?

Feminism & Frocks

The SGSAH Summer School is coming up in just a few weeks (there's still time to register, click here) and I am very much looking forward to attending a session at the Glasgow Women's Library on Feminist Research Methods & Networks (organised in collaboration with the Postgraduate Gender Research Network of Scotland). I have been asked to prepare a five … Continue reading Feminism & Frocks

Becoming a Global Scholar: Event Recap and Advice on Internationalisation

| Vesna Curlic On June 17, SGSAH held an event entitled “Becoming a Global Scholar: A Workshop for Doctoral Students.” This event is part of SGSAH’s efforts to get doctoral researchers to think more internationally about their work and careers. “Becoming a Global Scholar” was aimed at any doctoral student who was interested in making … Continue reading Becoming a Global Scholar: Event Recap and Advice on Internationalisation

Tips for Responding to British CfPs as an International Scholar (and How to Organise a More Globally Inclusive Conference)

In this guest post, University of St Andrews PhD researcher Ann Gillian Chu offers advice on what academic conference organisers in Britain might be looking for in their Calls for Papers (CfPs). Similarly, she also explores how British conference organisers can strive to be more inclusive and understanding when opening CfPs to a global audience. … Continue reading Tips for Responding to British CfPs as an International Scholar (and How to Organise a More Globally Inclusive Conference)

Sharing is Caring (For Yourself!): Top Tips for Sharing Your Research

In this guest post, Heriot-Watt University PhD researcher María de los Angeles Zapata Rodriguez discusses how sharing her research within and outwith the academic community has helped her to better understand both herself and her research, and she gives advice on how to get the most from our sharing experiences. You need to share your … Continue reading Sharing is Caring (For Yourself!): Top Tips for Sharing Your Research