Writing Skills Workshop For Postgraduate Historians (London)

Writing Skills Workshop For Postgraduate Historians
Saturday 17th November 2007
11am-3pm
This interactive workshop is designed for postgraduates who wish to develop their
writing skills with a view to pursuing a career in academia. Topics covered will
include: understanding and using narrative techniques, structuring and drafting a
thesis or thesis chapter, and developing a personal writing style. The workshop will
also touch upon such issues as turning your PhD into a monograph and writing for
publication in scholarly journals.
Participants will be required to undertake a small amount of preparatory reading
ahead of the day. The workshop will be led by Dr James Moore, Deputy Director of the
Centre for Metropolitan History at the Institute of Historical Research and author
of The Transformation of Urban Liberalism and co-editor of Corruption in Urban
Politics and Society, Britain 1780-1950.

The fee for the session is £5, which includes a light lunch. Places are strictly
limited so RSVP as soon as possible to history.lab@sas.ac.uk Places cannot be
confirmed until payment is received. Please send cheques written out to ‘University
of London’ to History Lab, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet St,
London WC1E 7HU
Writing Skills Workshop
For Postgraduate Historians
Saturday 17th November 2007
11am-3pm
This interactive workshop is designed for postgraduates who wish to develop their
writing skills with a view to pursuing a career in academia. Topics covered will
include: understanding and using narrative techniques, structuring and drafting a
thesis or thesis chapter, and developing a personal writing style. The workshop will
also touch upon such issues as turning your PhD into a monograph and writing for
publication in scholarly journals.
Participants will be required to undertake a small amount of preparatory reading
ahead of the day. The workshop will be led by Dr James Moore, Deputy Director of the
Centre for Metropolitan History at the Institute of Historical Research and author
of The Transformation of Urban Liberalism and co-editor of Corruption in Urban
Politics and Society, Britain 1780-1950.

The fee for the session is £5, which includes a light lunch. Places are strictly
limited so RSVP as soon as possible to history.lab@sas.ac.uk. Places cannot be
confirmed until payment is received. Please send cheques written out to ‘University
of London’ to History Lab, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet St,
London WC1E 7HU

Best wishes
The History Lab Team
Institute of Historical Research
Senate House Malet St
London WC1E 7HU
Check out the History Lab website http://www.history.ac.uk/histlab and facebook group
http://www.facebook.com <http://www.facebook.com/>

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s