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North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership secures funding to train 225 new researchers

The North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP), led by The University of Manchester, is one of 10 consortia who will...
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The Art of Devolution: Culture and the North Conference review

Conference review by Bob Dickinson, PGR policy correspondent for the Art of Devolution Conference. A week before the Referendum in which Britain voted by a narrow majority to leave the EU, a conference gathered in the old studios of Granada Television in Manchester....

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Placement at National Football Museum: Plunging In (Pete Kalu)

  I recently started a placement at National Football Museum, UK.  There's no doubt about the centrality of football in any analysis of UK nationalism and constructions of national identity. The terrace chants of "two world wars and one world cup", and the more ...

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What Dick Whittington Learned At London Book Fair (Pete Kalu)

From a seasoned professional: “flip your ID Badge so AUTHOR doesn’t rub in the face of anybody.” My guess at the best badge name? INTERNATIONAL RIGHTS BUYER. Everyone loves an international rights buyer. By size of space and position in the hall, Hachettes is the...

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