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#1376 - Work This Week



You know I came back to the Netherlands from my conference trip on Sunday evening. So obviously it meant that (onf of) the most important jobdesk for me to do on Monday was to complete the final business trip declaration form to get the reimbursement, lol :lol:. 620 more words

Zilko's Life

Easter vacation

  With the children on their Easter break, work over the last couple of weeks has been rather hit and miss.  Mainly miss, to be honest.  But I have spent some time working on a short historiographical piece about the relationship between ballads and news, which I’m happy to say is nearly finished.  329 more words


Easter holidays

This week is the first week of my children’s Easter holiday, so I am juggling childcare with work. Cramming little bits of work into wherever it will fit isn’t easy and it certainly doesn’t allow for extended research or writing, for example. 450 more words

Historical Research

Week 1 Roll Call

Week 1 turned out to be quite light on the reading. See below for the readings I did get to look at, my thoughts on/overview of them, and future posting possibilities. 523 more words

Graduate School

As uttered by many men with questionable motives.

Daily Academentia -

I sat through a morning’s worth of pre-submission Masters presentations on the history and philosophy of science. The presentations were mostly for the purpose of students receiving last minute feedback from multiple academic staff – in addition to their individual supervisors – for a well-rounded thesis. 180 more words

Phd Life

Writing your mini-thesis

So, I have come to the point where I have to prepare a mini-thesis for an upgrade from MPhil to PhD candidate. This is a somewhat daunting process for me. 730 more words

General PhD Life

What I have learned about supervision. So far.

Most times when I meet my supervisor(s) I am pretty sure I have everything organised. I know what I am going to talk about and I feel like I am on track. 171 more words