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Fieldwork Notes: ‘Just smile and be friendly Beth, you’ll do fine…’

by Beth Rebisz, Ph.D. student For the two months running up to my departure in July for Nairobi, Kenya, I did what I do best: worry. I worried (for no reason) that my visa wouldn’t be accepted. I worried that … Continue reading

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Writing the Noise: The Second International Conference of the Subcultures Network, 6-7 September 2018

by Prof. Lucy Robinson and Prof. Matthew Worley Last week saw the University of Reading’s History department host the Second International Conference of the Interdisciplinary Network for the Study of Subcultures, Popular Music and Social Change. Titled ‘Writing the Noise’, … Continue reading

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A Garden Party I would like to have attended… Cliveden 18th July 1928. #OTD from the Nancy Astor Archive

by Rachel Newton, UROP student This summer, I have a research internship working with Dr Jacqui Turner on a University Research Opportunity Programme (UROP) within the History Department and in collaboration with Special Collections here at the University of Reading.  … Continue reading

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Postgraduate Teacher Training Live Q&A

Calling our amazing history students!  Have you ever considered a career in teaching, but have some questions about whether it’s the right career for you? This Friday at 11am, the University’s Institute of Education (IoE) are holding a Postgraduate Teacher … Continue reading

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REGISTRATION OPEN for the ”Social Listening’ Workshop’

‘Social Listening’ Workshop: building qualitative skills in social media research 10am – 4pm, Saturday 24 February 2018 Palmer 101, Whiteknights Campus, University of Reading  

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