Film and Beyond Interdisciplinary Retreat: Engaging film in research, academia and the professional job market

Our next guest blog comes from María Fernanda Miño Puga, a PhD student at the University of St Andrews. Her research examines the intersection between film narratives, aesthetics and production practices in contemporary Ecuadorian Cinema, as they relate to film policy and industry measures. She currently serves as PGR Representative for the University of St Andrews Department … Continue reading Film and Beyond Interdisciplinary Retreat: Engaging film in research, academia and the professional job market

3 Months in the Netherlands

Matthew Payne is in the fourth year of his PhD at the University of St Andrews. Before moving up to Scotland, Matthew completed his undergraduate and Master’s studies at the University of Cambridge. Matthew works on Seneca the Younger, the Roman politician, philosopher, poet, and infamously the tutor and adviser of the Emperor Nero. Matthew’s research is on aberration in Seneca’s tragedies, … Continue reading 3 Months in the Netherlands

The Spanish Civil War, Living History and Pan’s Labyrinth

  This week’s guest post comes from Fraser Raeburn, a third-year PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh funded by the Wolfson Foundation, researching Scottish participation in the Spanish Civil War (1936-9). Alongside his research, he helps edit the Pubs and Publications blogging project on the PhD experience, and is the co-founder of the Scottish History Network. You … Continue reading The Spanish Civil War, Living History and Pan’s Labyrinth