(Other people's) Hindsight is a wonderful thing: Tips on surviving early career academia from postdocs for PhDs

Start: Jul 7, 2015 5:00:00 PM
End: Jul 7, 2015 7:00:00 PM

This Tuesday 7 July, SSEES is hosting an informal two-hour symposium on ‘surviving early career academia’. Ten current postdocs (from UCL, LSE, KCL, Queen Mary and Birkbeck) will share their top practical tips on how to prepare for the academic job market during a PhD, and successfully apply for fellowships. 

At the Edges of Europe: Britain, Romania and European Identities

Start: Jul 10, 2015 9:00:00 AM
End: Jul 11, 2015 3:30:00 PM

This two day conference, hosted by Martyn Rady at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies welcomes a group of Romanian doctoral and post-doctoral scholars, who will join together in a conference on Europe and on the respective places of Britain and Romania in the larger trends of European history. The discussion will be joined both by established Romanian researchers and by prominent British historians.

SSEES 100: Conference on the Politics of Teaching and Learning Languages

Start: Sep 17, 2015 9:00:00 AM
End: Sep 18, 2015 5:00:00 PM

Language books
This two-day conference intends to address the historical perspectives and current key narratives surrounding the teaching of languages, linguistics, and area studies.

SSEES 100: Area Studies in the 21st Century / Eastern Europe Without Borders

Start: Nov 9, 2015 9:00:00 AM
End: Nov 10, 2015 5:00:00 PM

Alternative globe
These two linked workshops will constitute a major ‘state of the field’ discussion on Area Studies, in general, and East European studies, in particular.