It has been almost a year since may last post. I have not dropped out, I just became quite busy. But I have great news to report. And I wanted to write this blog post since November…
A part of the PhD experience is the chance to enhance our professional careers. Now I am a very proud museum professional. Now time management becomes a more serious issue than ever before
In 2016 there have been just five blog entries from me. I was on the verge of quitting, but eventually I pulled through. Now I am back in Leicester for a very intense writing session.
At the beginning of March I returned to Munich, where it all began. The trip was fantastic, really great. I tell you more in a moment, but now let’s focus on that moment when I returned home.
Hey, ladies and gentlemen, it’s 2016! Already. Let me wish you all a Happy New Year! It’s been more than two years since I started my PhD journey. The same time span can also be mentioned about me blogging here. Writing blog entries was at times challenging, at other times fun, but it’s never been […]
In August, 2011 I arrived to the National Archives at College Park, Maryland, Washington DC. Sure, I had some discussions with an archivist beforehand, but it was still a long shot. I was looking for a bunch of statistics published by the Department of Commerce in the 1930s. He said: “We just a have few”. […]
This was my closing sentence during the last supervision. We were talking about field visits and how to plan those and how to execute those and what we can learn from those. I believe that during my forthcoming visits to museums I will able to find a lot of nice archive materials, which can be […]
So I passed my probation review and then got permission to spend the Summer without thinking about my phD. Easier said, than done – ideas were floating in my head, but as July and August were really hectic, I did not have time to sit down and work. At the beginning of September I had […]
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“You will only be expected to visit the Leicester campus for your Advanced Postgraduate (APG) status review; which must be completed after 24 months of registration,” says the Uni website. And I complied. To sum it up: I passed. And I did not pass out! The Probation Review was nothing like I ever expected. Two […]
I am just a few days away from my Probation Review. All of my paperwork is in order, everything has been submitted on time. I am still working on the literary review. Though I have now curated an exhibition, I still feel that my non-museology background proves to be a disadvantage. But I read, I […]