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Hogwarts and Goodbyes and Newbies, Oh My!

By Krysten Blackstone | 2017 was quite the year for Pubs and Publications!  We exceeded our viewership from previous years, and added new readers and contributors.   As always, thank you to our new and old readers and contributors for your support! … Continue reading →

The Three-Year PhD is Possible

By Richard Parfitt |   I’ve just finished my PhD (hurrah go me well done). I submitted just inside three years, which according to many of those with whom I’ve discussed my efforts makes me a super human warrior master of… Continue reading →

Hidden Course Costs

By Roseanna Doughty | Last week I spent a couple of days at the archives carried out a survey of television programmes on Northern Ireland from the 1970s and 80s. It was the last of my archive trips- whoop, whoop- and I… Continue reading →

Editing a Special Issue: Part 2

By Laura Harrison | This is the second instalment in a series about editing a special issue of the British Journal for Military History. If you missed part one, which outlines how we came to be editing a special issue… Continue reading →

Brexit? More like Stressxit

By Andreea Ros | Depending on how you look at it, this has been either a particularly good week to write about coping with Brexit stress or a particularly bad one. If, like me, you’ve managed to lull yourself into… Continue reading →

Auguri! Auguri! Italian graduations from a British point of view

By Sam Grinsell | For those of us who have only studied in one country, a ‘graduation ceremony’ has a fairly fixed meaning. In the UK, this generally involves hundreds of students in slightly absurd clothing lining up to receive… Continue reading →

Masters at Coping: Living with Invisible Illnesses and Mental Health in Academia

by Lisa Pearl McIntosh   Living with an invisible illness can be difficult. Add an academic workload to that weight and that difficulty level can reach untold heights. Illnesses not necessarily seen by the naked eye, such as gastrointestinal issues,… Continue reading →

Fear of Finishing

By Fraser Raeburn | It seems impossible, but the notion that I was in the process of ‘finishing’ my PhD somehow snuck up on me. Sure, I’ve told faintly sceptical friends and family that it was coming along (not too far… Continue reading →

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