Isn’t Time Queer?

This week, blogger Garry McLaughlin gives a quick overview of his research journey so far, including re-scoping practical work and allowing for methodologies to change as you encounter new scholarship. At the tender age of 39 and with roughly 10 years of illustrating, making comics and facilitating community arts under my belt, I entered academia. … Continue reading Isn’t Time Queer?

An Argument for the Sustainability of Non-Violence

In this guest post, University of Glasgow PhD researcher Gaston Bacquet explores the principle of non-violence through history and offers an understanding of the challenges our current societies face today with regards to achieving harmonious human relations. This topic forms part of his ongoing doctoral research and personal worldview. A recent article by The Washington … Continue reading An Argument for the Sustainability of Non-Violence

Panning Out: Confronting White Complicity as a Researcher of Tibet

In this guest post, University of Glasgow PhD researcher Lucy McCormick discusses how her current research was affected by her time in Tibet and explores how white researchers of non-white communities can confront their own complicity. In 2013 I was living in a part of China with a large Tibetan population – unsurprising, since a … Continue reading Panning Out: Confronting White Complicity as a Researcher of Tibet

Workshopping Ethnographic Research Methods: A SGSAH Report

On 4th and 16th March 2021, Alastair Mackie and Amandine le Maire were involved in a Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities’ workshop for PhD students in arts and humanities disciplines on ethnographic research methods, organised by the University of Aberdeen and Heriot-Watt University. During the two online sessions, they introduced research methods that … Continue reading Workshopping Ethnographic Research Methods: A SGSAH Report

In Defense of Nice Stationary: Tips for Redrafting Your Thesis

In this guest post, University of Glasgow PhD researcher Shelby Judge discusses her experiences with redrafting her thesis chapters and offers some advice on how to make the most of a redraft. You can read more about Shelby in her '5 Minutes With' interview. In a fit of grandiosity, I have labelled my current stage … Continue reading In Defense of Nice Stationary: Tips for Redrafting Your Thesis