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Great Gatsby Gap Year

In September 1926, 500 American university students left New York aboard the Floating University, on a journey around the world that involved stops at forty-seven ports and visits to foreign dignitaries including the King of Siam, the Sultan of Lahej, Mussolini and the Pope. 279 more words


A Few Cheeky Cheats For Zoology Undergrads

-Katy Waters

My time at Royal Holloway is now coming to an end and on July 12th my student status will have evolved into that of a zoology graduate. 975 more words


Collections and Academic Liaison (CAL): the new face of European Collections and Cataloguing

At the beginning of July the European Collections and Cataloguing Department, the team responsible for the European languages across borders blog since its inception in November 2013, joined with the English Collections Department to create a new department called Collections and Academic Liaison (CAL).  772 more words

The Department

Historians, the interwebs and temporal thinking: #PublicHist friend-puff No.1

Historians too often get a bad rap for being out of touch. Stuck in the ivory tower, so the story goes, neck deep in dusty archives and lost in their contemplation of dead white men and forgotten pasts. 736 more words

Higher Education

A Spirituality of Graduate School: Mission and Formation

A slightly longer version of this post originally appeared in July 2015 as part of a series I began (but have yet to finish) on the Emerging Scholars’ Network Blog. 694 more words


What it's like to study at SBS

Hey everyone!

Last Friday I took my flight home to Dallas, Texas as I am doing an internship here with Ericsson this summer. You can check out Stockholm University’s instagram page (@stockholmuniversity) to see my posts as the student guest editor this week where I will be sharing what is going on in my life starting a new job! 709 more words

What was Britain? Where are its historians?

In an academic world where we all need a tagline, I find myself hard to categorise. Writing the little blurbs for websites or talks is excruciating. 491 more words