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Completing a PhD can be both joyous and daunting. What next?

This History Lab Plus event is an opportunity for those undertaking a PhD (especially latter stages) and early career historians to hear from a wide range of speakers who will share advice and experiences. Talks will include:

  • The IHR and the Early Career Historian
  • Getting Published
  • Working With/In Other Sectors: Skills Mapping and Opportunities
  • Impact and Knowledge Exchange
  • Translating your skills for a career outside of academia
  • Early Career Fellowships
  • Academic Jobs
  • Navigating between academia and the heritage sector

Speakers include:

  • Professor Claire Langhamer (Director of the Institute of Historical Research)
  • Professor Catherine Clarke (Director of the Centre for the History of People, Place and Community at the Institute of Historical Research)
  • Dr Anna Walas (KE and Impact Officer, Faculty of Arts, University of Nottingham) and Dr Colette Davies (KE and Impact Officer, Faculty of Arts, University of Nottingham)
  • Lucie Whitfield (Senior Careers Adviser, University of Nottingham) and Joanne Workman (Senior Career Adviser, University of Nottingham)
  • Lucy Kidwell (Editor for History, Palgrave Publishing)
  • Dr Tarangini Sriraman (Wellcome Early Career Research Fellow)
  • Dr Carol Beardmore (Open University)
  • Dr Marenka Thompson-Odlum (Research Associate, Pitt Rivers Museum)

Full programme and schedule for both mornings will be available nearer the event. 

All welcome- this seminar is free to attend but booking in advance is required. 

This event is supported by the IHR and Ulster University History Department.