Tag: early modern history

Postgraduate Profile: Mike Barnes

This post comes from MA by Research student Mike Barnes.          Research is a passion, a calling, almost. There is sheer satisfaction in the chase, which I have been pursuing now for over thirty years. It started when…

Alumni Stories: Abigail Sparkes

This series of posts looks at what our former students do after they graduate in History at the University of Gloucestershire. It demonstrates the various types of employment and further study they can go into. It provides useful…

History Dissertation Day

Thank you and well done to all of the Level 6 students who presented their posters at History Dissertation Day on 14 January at the Wilson Art Gallery and Museum in Cheltenham. You’ve made us all proud! Thanks…

History Students Exhibit their Research at The Wilson

Students took part in the first ever History Dissertation Day at The Wilson Gallery in Cheltenham. January can be a very stressful time for third-year students approaching the final few months of their undergraduate studies. Weighing heavy on…

Former student Micky Gibbard obtains PhD funding

We always love to hear what our former students are doing. This week, former undergraduate student Micky Gibbard has been in touch to report back on his success in obtaining funding for his PhD, and offers some advice…

A New Start!

The start of the new academic year is here! Today we welcome back returning students embarking on their final year, those beginning their second year, and let’s not forget our part-time students who are at various stages of…

Blogs and the Early Modern World?

I hope to use this space to offer a semi-regular round-up of early modern goings-on across the web and blogosphere – the spirit of Gutenberg is very much alive online, and though as early modernists we may spend…