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Recruiting Participants for Interview Research: Flexibility is King, by Abigail Taylor

Recently I was asked how I recruited participants to take part in interviews for my PhD fieldwork. Having finished my PhD that examined the experiences of out-of-work parents last year, at first, my mind was a bit of a blur … 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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International Conferences, Confidence Boosters, and the Need to Just Get On With It! by Eleanor Hodgson

One month ago I attended my first international conference that was directly linked to my PhD area of study. This was a chance not to be missed, as working in Medieval French literature means I am in somewhat of a … Continue reading

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Swimming in a Sea of Newsprint by Matthew Kerry

Adverts for rubber studs for clogs. A village festival to celebrate the installation of street lighting. The raffling of a parrot.[1] I’m sure most historians would agree that the printed press is one of the richest sources available for trying … Continue reading

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