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The most wonderful time of the year

The most wonderful time of the year

By Tue, Dec 10, 2013

It’s that time of the term where postgrads are buried in essays, working frantically in the hopes of finishing as much as possible before the holidays arrive. In many...

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Foundation Day

Foundation Day

By Sun, Dec 01, 2013

As a Senior Member in one of the University of London’s intercollegiate halls, I had the pleasure of being invited to celebrate the 177th anniversary of the University’s foundation at...

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Universal Languages

Universal Languages

By Wed, Nov 27, 2013

Hi there! I’m Justin. I’m a Canadian studying history (of science, technology & medicine) at King’s. This is my first experience living abroad, and I was certainly nervous about transitioning...

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British newspaper archives

By Wed, Nov 20, 2013

This week saw the start of my run as co-convener of History Lab‘s Methods Workshop, together with the brill Barbara Warnock from Birkbeck. History Lab is run for postgrads by...

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DIG

DIG

By Sat, Nov 16, 2013

Again it has been a while since my last post. Life is not affording me much time for blogging and this post will also be a short one. In an...

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A cunning plan

A cunning plan

By Mon, Oct 07, 2013

New academic year. New class. No voice.This was the situation I found myself in last Thursday. A week’s worth of a thoroughly unpleasant lurgy was apparently not enough, as I...

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A cunning plan

A cunning plan

By Mon, Oct 07, 2013

New academic year. New class. No voice.This was the situation I found myself in last Thursday. A week’s worth of a thoroughly unpleasant lurgy was apparently not enough, as I...

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Best friends, Big Meetings, Boat party, and Beginner’s Arabic

Best friends, Big Meetings, Boat party, and Beginner’s Arabic

By Tue, Sep 24, 2013

I have been so busy since I have last written on here as you can see from my terrible alliterative title. One of my friends from home came to visit...

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A Room of One’s Own

A Room of One’s Own

By Thu, Sep 19, 2013

When I first started at King’s a year ago, my enquiries about a postgraduate office/workspace were met with blank stares and mumbles of ‘try the British Library’. I was disappointed...

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Back To Reality…

Back To Reality…

By Thu, Sep 12, 2013

Every summer, I leave normal life behind for a few months and enter a parallel universe, or at least that’s how it feels working in the Social Programme Office at...

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This is a cat

This is a cat

By Sun, Sep 08, 2013

You may be wondering why I have titled this post in such a bizarre way. Well, this week I applied and was then interviewed for a job at a company...

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All finished and ready to hand in!

All finished and ready to hand in!

By Sat, Aug 17, 2013

Just a quick update to let you know that I have finished my dissertation. I’ve submitted it online and all I have to do now is get it bound and...

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