It’s hard to believe that I’ve been blogging with SGSAH for almost six months. Next week I’ll compose the monthly round-up and after that I’m handing over to a new blogger who is sure to offer a very different perspective on the experience of being an Arts & Humanities PhD student in Scotland. I’ve loved … Continue reading My final SGSAH blog post!
I’ve now been in the role of SGSAH Blogger for one month, so I think it’s time for me to address the elephant in the room. Yes, I live in the Highlands, and yes I am doing a full-time PhD. Although I don’t have a previous PhD to compare it to, it’s likely that this … Continue reading The ‘Remote’ PhD
This guest blog comes from Rhona Ramsay, who is in her first year of a SGSAH-funded PhD at Stirling University researching the material culture of Gypsy/Travellers in Scottish Museums. My PhD research looks at Nacken chatterie in Scottish museums. Nacken is a word used by many Gypsy Travellers in Scotland to describe themselves and chatterie … Continue reading Meeting at the Heart: an alternative to hate and intolerance
I’ve been visiting the Isle of Harris with my family every summer since 2010. Last week was the first time I’ve been back to the island since beginning my PhD project, which takes as case study another Hebridean island – Tiree. My research is focused on ancestral tourism to Scotland, and seeks to understand the … Continue reading Heritage & Holidays