Researching Early Modern Medicine

Over the summer, we decided to dedicate some of our extra time to history research. In part, we wanted the incentive to continue to study over the holidays. Primarily, though, we wanted to gain a small insight into what postgraduate research (and independent research in general) is like. Knowing that we both wanted to pursue…

Christmas in Denmark

The Danes suffer from a lack of the age-old British tradition of Bonfire Night. They jump from Halloween to Christmas in one swift bound, with a slight nod to Thanksgiving and Black Friday, without even pausing for breath. This means while I’ve only just arrived back in Britain for Christmas, I’ve already been bombarded with…

Studying Abroad in Lyon

So Katie reached out to fellow historians currently on years in industry or abroad, asking us to provide some information on our experiences as a useful tool for students contemplating either of those two options to enhance their degree, and I couldn’t agree more. I’m Rob a (would-be) third year single honours history student, currently…