Doctoral Students’ Perceptions of Academia

By Rachel Handforth Doctoral study has traditionally been thought of as the start of an academic career, with doctoral students working as ‘apprentices’. However, the influx of PhD students into UK higher education over recent years, and the lack of investment in early career positions in universities, has led to increased competition for academic jobs.…

Until there is no “next time”

by Terese Jonsson This post was originally published here This is a talk I gave at the Critical Diversities conference (10-11 July at Southbank University), as part of a workshop Dieuwertje Dyi Huijg, Sharlene Khan and myself ran titled "Radical politics, critical academia: talking the talk, but walking the walk?". ~~~~ Feminist academia in Britain has…

FWSA Book Prize Winner: Jane Monckton-Smith

The book prize this year has been extremely successful. There were more books nominated for the book prize than in any previous year and selecting the winner was a difficult task for our judges. All the nominated texts were of a high standard, however, a winner was decided upon. I am delighted to announce that…