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Becoming the Ampersand, by Nina Schmidt

Since August last year, I have supported the poet Ruth Chalkley in her contributions to the blog Storying Sheffield. Our joint efforts to reflect on living with serious illness, and the many effects this has on the self, bear the … Continue reading

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In Search of a City: Looking for 1840s Berlin by Ellie Roberts

What do you think of when you think of Berlin? Maybe you think of the tourist destinations such as the Brandenburg Gate or Checkpoint Charlie. Maybe (if you’re my age, almost certainly) you know it as a focal point for … Continue reading

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How The Image Speaks to me, by Alun Thomas

I am in the ‘writing-up’ phase of my PhD, an academic euphemism for the inevitable flurry of activity which follows two years of leisurely indolence. When not pounding absent-mindedly at my keyboard, I spend a lot of time searching for … Continue reading

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Interdisciplinarity Isn’t Just a Word by Ellie Roberts

Journals are an essential part of academic life. Publishing articles isn’t a mere box-ticking exercise to carry out as part of an academic career or the requirements of a university (though obviously, it’s quite important for both of those reasons) … Continue reading

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