Tag Archives: Gender

‘Facing Challenges’ – An account of the SLC Postgraduate Colloquium, by Josh Bengough

This year’s School of Languages and Cultures Postgraduate Colloquium finally came round on 20 May 2015. Every year, a group of taught Masters and PhD students are given the responsibility of putting together a small-scale conference for themselves and their … Continue reading

Posted in Josh Bengough-Smith | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whose Memories? What Nation? A review of the British Museum exhibition, by Ellie Roberts

I had high hopes for the Germany: Memories of a Nation exhibition at the British Museum. My PhD focuses on German nationalism and the debates on how to foster German national unity in the 1840s, leading up to the March … Continue reading

Posted in Ellie Roberts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Male and Female Brains… Again: Why Scientists Should Read Feminist Theory by Ángela Lavilla Cañedo

Another scientific explanation that “confirms” that men are better at reading maps and women at multitasking… I had had enough of this a long time ago. In this case it was a study covered in the article ‘Male and female … Continue reading

Posted in Ángela Lavilla Cañedo | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments