Adam West is a Postgraduate student at the University of Huddersfield, who, alongside seven other delegates, travelled to Bosnia & Herzegovina with Remembering Srebrenica through their education programme ‘Lessons from Srebrenica’. Over the three days his delegation learned extensively about the war in Bosnia during the 1990s that engulfed the country and the genocide at
Joe Hopkinson is a Master of Arts by Research student exploring the educational policy adopted in the 1960s of the dispersal of immigrant ethnic minority children across schools as an assimilationist measure. He here discusses the implications of his research for understanding current government policies on integration of migrants.
Just before the start of the summer vacation, we held our second day for postgraduate students on collaboration and the co-production of research in (mainly) historically-focussed PhDs. As well as a number of people who attended the first event, which we called Finding Our Feet, we welcomed new participants. Jo Dyrlaga, Annie Hicks, Cate Benincasa-Sharman
On Wednesday 11 February, at the University of Huddersfield, a group of research students and academics engaged in a conversation about undertaking a PhD and the co-production of research. The postgraduate workshop had the aim of delineating methodologies, exploring common themes – problems and opportunities – and talking through real-world research issues from the perspective