A very warm ‘Hello’ to everyone! I’m Danielle Schwertner and I’ll be the SGSAH Blogger for the next few months. I thought I’d take a post to properly introduce myself to our readers, so here goes! I’m a third-year (self-funded) PhD researcher at the University of Glasgow and am based in the School of Modern … Continue reading Hello from Glasgow
This post is my final post as the SGSAH Blogger – I can’t believe how quickly the last 6 months have flown in! I certainly didn’t expect most of them to take place during a pandemic… I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time here. When I started this position, I wanted to get to know as many … Continue reading Goodbye from me!
I'm told that once you're through your first review, you might slump a little. You might struggle to get back into the swing of research after the decompression of the end of First Year. It might seem like you've climbed one mountain, only to be told that there's another peak a little further up. Then … Continue reading The Slump
If you’ve ever had to move house, you already know what stress really is. It’s not an easy thing to do under any circumstance [especially if your WiFi wrecks your carefully planned blog queueing plans!-Ed.] but during a PhD it can be doubly stressful. This last couple of weeks has been a bit of a … Continue reading Moving During the PhD
This is the second part of the story of Aileen Lichtenstein's fantastic research trip to Berlin. In case you missed it, here's her bio! Aileen Lichtenstein is starting her third year of her PhD in History at the University of Glasgow. Her research examines the transatlantic connections of German anarchism in Berlin, London and New … Continue reading I Still Keep a Suitcase in Berlin- Part Two