Call for Papers: Graduate Research Symposium

Birkbeck History, Classics and Archaeology Graduate Research Symposium (GRS)

Date: Tuesday 6 March 2018, 14h00 – 17h00

Location: Room 101, 30 Russell Square

Proposal Deadline: Tuesday 13 February 2018

Doctoral Candidates are invited to present their work at the Graduate Research Symposium (GRS). The GRS is a friendly and supportive environment to practise presentation skills, get feedback from colleagues, and meet students and faculty in the department.

The conveners are seeking papers for two submission categories:

1.       Chapter Section or Conference Paper

A 20-minute presentation as part of a 2-3 paper panel followed by 10-15 minutes for questions. *Presenting at the GRS counts towards a candidate’s Upgrade requirements.

2.       Research Overview – First Year Doctoral Students

A 10-minute talk outlining the intended doctoral research as part of a 2-4 paper panel followed by 10-15 minutes for questions.

Please send proposals to Seán Newman (snewma07@mail.bbk.ac.uk) and Caitlin Cunningham (ccunni02@mail.bbk.ac.uk)For 20-minute presentations, please include a paper title, thesis topic, supervisor’s name, and a 250-word (maximum) abstract. For 10-minute presentations, please include thesis topic, supervisor’s name, and a few sentences on the research. General enquiries and comments should also be sent to Seán and Caitlin. The deadline for GRS submissions is Tuesday 13 February 2018.

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