Category Archives: Summer Studies 2016: Our Research Students Abroad

Over the course of Summer 2016 a number of our research students, at different stages in their postgraduate careers, are undertaking studies abroad. Here, you can follow their experiences across the summer.

My ‘Changing Roles of Women in India’ placement: Panjab University, Chandigarh

By Sapheena Garcha So you would think when you arrive in India, in the height of Summer, that you would be greeted with intense heat and glaring sun, right? Wrong! Well partially wrong at least, I touched down in Chandigarh … Continue reading

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My Heritage/Museum Placement with the Humbolt University in Berlin: Juchowo Farm, Radacz and Szczecinek

By Lisa Berry-Waite By now we were over halfway through the excursion and travelled to Poland where we spent the remaining half of the trip. This was the part I was most excited about having never visited the country before. … Continue reading

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My Heritage/Museum Placement with the Humbolt University in Berlin: Gartz and Prenzlau

by Lisa Berry-Waite The first day of my work excursion was spent mostly travelling from Berlin to our guesthouse in a hamlet near the German town of Prenzlau.  I met Leonore at the train station along with four students, and … Continue reading

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My Heritage/Museum Placement with the Humbolt University in Berlin: Sachsenhausen, the Holocaust Memorial Museum, and The Typography of Terror

by Lisa Berry-Waite On my third day in Berlin I decided to visit Sachsenhausen, a concentration camp which is a short train journey from Berlin. As I’m not the best at using public transport in foreign countries, I decided to … Continue reading

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My Heritage/Museum Placement with the Humbolt University in Berlin: Exploring Berlin

by Lisa Berry-Waite No matter what city you’re in, free walking tours are always a great way to explore. Therefore, on my first full day in Berlin, I began with one of these. Meeting the tour guide at Paris Square, … Continue reading

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