Launch event at the Bodleian Library for Dr Yossef Rapoport's new book
Friday March 7th
The Bodleian Library hosted the launch event for An Eleventh-Century Egyptian Guide to the Universe, co authored by Dr Emilie Savage-Smith and Dr Yossef Rapoport. The Book of Curiosities is on display in the Bodleian Library in celebration of World Book Day. An Eleventh-Century Egyptian Guide to the Universe, presents the Book of Curiosities in colour facsimile reproduction, with a full modern edition and an annotated translation.
PhD Studentship on ‘Diversity, Difference and Generational Change'
Wednesday March 5th
Applications are invited for an AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award (CDA) studentship commencing in autumn 2014 entitled ‘Diversity, Difference and Generational Change in the British Diplomatic Service’ (more information and how to apply.pdf). This will be supervised by Dr Helen McCarthy (School of History), Dr James Ellison (School of History), and Professor Patrick Salmon (Chief Historian, Foreign and Commonwealth Office). This award is the second of two CDA studentships on the theme of Social and Cultural Change in the British Diplomatic Service since 1945 to be offered in partnership between the School of History at QMUL and the FCO Historians.