Guest Blogger: Beijing: the city of wonders

This week's guest blogger, Caterina Bellinetti, has written a really exciting, insightful piece about her recent trip to Beijing, which was funded by the SGSAH as part of the Speaking My Language programme. Caterina previously wrote about her experiences of the course and why it's great from PhD students. “Arriving at each new city, the traveler finds again … Continue reading Guest Blogger: Beijing: the city of wonders

A Scheduled Stop

In the words of Snoop Dogg when he featured on Katy Perry’s seminal hit California Gurls, “Greetings, loved ones”. I hope you’re all well and safe. I’m currently writing a bunch of posts in advance of the next couple of weeks because I’m going to Shanghai on Wednesday WHAAAAAAAT?! Pretty exciting/nerve-wracking! Last year I took … Continue reading A Scheduled Stop

GUEST BLOGGER: SGSAH SPEAKING MY LANGUAGE—CHINESE TRACK

Caterina Bellinetti, a PhD Candidate at the University of Glasgow, speaks to her experience in the 2015-2016 SGSAH Speaking My Language Programme in Chinese. Learning a language is no easy business, as many of you likely well know. At one point or another, learning a language during a PhD proves possibly even more challenging than the PhD itself, … Continue reading GUEST BLOGGER: SGSAH SPEAKING MY LANGUAGE—CHINESE TRACK