Call for Papers Despite the recent focus in social sciences on situating one’s research, the actual process of selecting and navigating particular community contexts remains a difficult task. The reconfiguring of local spaces into sites of research is particularly relevant now, as the internet and new media blur previously taken-for-granted boundaries and processes of … [Read more...] about The Place I Call Research: Localizing Sociological Inquiry. Call for Papers
Think positive – you can! A positive attitude can favourably influence your activity and outlook. A good way to improve your positivity is to tell yourself 'you can do it.' Try to avoid or change any negative language to more positive words. Be conscious of your internal dialog as well as the words you use speaking to others and take every opportunity to affirm and use positive … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 28: Think positive – you can!
Could you can reduce your 80,000 word thesis to 180 seconds and win £500? About Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland. The exercise challenges YOU to present a compelling oration on your thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes with just 1 static PowerPoint … [Read more...] about Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition 2018 – Enter NOW to win £500
PILAS, the British Library, the University of London Senate House Library and the People’s History Museum are pleased to announce a free interactive (bring laptops and tablets) workshop on Latin American archives and collections in the UK. The workshop will be on March 14th 2018 from 10.30 to 17.00 at the People’s History Museum in Manchester (www.phm.org.uk) and will … [Read more...] about Latin American Archives and Collections: an interactive workshop from PILAS
Make friends. Meeting new people is an excellent way to develop your confidence. It may require being a little brave at first but can be ultimately rewarding. Beginning each situation or encounter with an open mind can help improve confidence and also encourages others to be more open to you. This is an excellent opportunity to find out more about a person or to establish a … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 27: Make friends