Overseas Institutional Visit

Penelope Orr is a PhD candidate in Philosophy at the University of Manchester. Broadly, she is interested in how the mind works but, in particular, her work concerns the nature of perception and self-awareness. Recently, Penelope took time out of her 2nd year to take up a Visiting Student Researcher position at the University of … Continue reading Overseas Institutional Visit

Research trip to the USA: part 1

Lucy is a PhD student at The University of Manchester who is working on female self-editing in the mid-Victorian period. Follow her on Twitter: @lucyhanks   I am currently preparing for my upcoming exchange trip to the Houghton Library, Harvard and Indiana University, Bloomington. Those preparations include: feverishly trying to finish writing the second chapter … Continue reading Research trip to the USA: part 1

Writing transnational history across Europe

Julia Maclachlan is a History PhD researcher at the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at the University of Manchester (AHRC/ESRC funded, University of Manchester President's Doctoral Scholarship). Julia specialises in transnational history, contemporary European history and the history of sexuality. Her┬áresearch focuses on male homosexuality and traces how European sexual knowledge was translated into … Continue reading Writing transnational history across Europe