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December 2019

Supporting and Developing Pre-Service Teachers

11th December 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
KCL Waterloo Campus, King's College London, Franklin Wilkins Building Waterloo Bridge Wing,  Stamford Street, SE1 9NH
London, London SE1 9NH United Kingdom
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LISS student Sarah Steadman will be giving a paper entitled: The Making of Teachers: Conflict, transition and agency in accounts of learning and development.  Rachel Roberts - University of Reading -…

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January 2020

LISS DTP Multivariate Methods Training

17th January @ 12:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Queen Mary Derek Willoughby Lecture Theatre, 50 Clerkenwell Road
London, EC1M 5PU
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Free

An afternoon training event for PhD students of multivariate methods and their applications in research Event programme: 13:00-14:00 Dr Silvia Liverani – Spatial-temporal clustering modelling 14:00-15:00 Professor Norman Fenton –…

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Pathway 6: Free training in facilitation

17th January @ 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
KCL Waterloo Campus, King's College London, Franklin Wilkins Building Waterloo Bridge Wing,  Stamford Street, SE1 9NH
London, London SE1 9NH United Kingdom
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LISS-DTP's pathway 6 is excited to announce a workshop we are hosting in January in KCL's School of Education, Communication and Society. We are opening up the event to doctoral students on other LISS pathways, as there are some places left.
The workshop will provide in-depth training on facilitating meetings, discussion groups and groupwork in an inclusive and democratic way.

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British Library Doctoral Open Days

20th January - 28th February
British Library, 96 Euston Rd
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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20 January – 28 February The British Library has scheduled another season of Doctoral Open days in January and February 2020. These Open Days are designed for first-year PhD students…

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LISS DTP Supervisors’ Forum

22nd January @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
University Women’s Club, 2 Audley Square, Mayfair
London, London W1K 1DB United Kingdom
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Would you like to find out more about how to support students through the LISS ESRC studentship application process and beyond? This forum is for both current and prospective supervisors…

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LISS DTP Writing Retreat led by Thinking Writing

23rd January @ 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Eastbury Manor House, Eastbury Square
Barking, Greater London IG11 9SN United Kingdom
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Do you need time and space to get on with your writing? If so this retreat, available on the 23th January or the 22nd April, is for you. The aim…

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American Multinationals in Latin America – Insights from the History of The United Fruit Company

27th January @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
G.01 Norfolk Building, Strand, King’s College London, G.01 Norfolk Building, King's College London
London, United Kingdom
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In this lecture, guest speaker Dr. Marcelo Buceli draws from his own research to discuss and reflect upon the impact of Multinational Enterprises on development, as well as the challenges these…

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Developing an Academic Career Path through Qualitative Research and Subject Expertise

28th January @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
K6.63 King’s Building, Strand, King’s College London, K6.63 King's Building, Strand, King's College London
London, United Kingdom
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This workshop invites Dr Marcelo Buceli to share his insights and tips with PhD students working with any aspect of qualitative research. The session will focus on how to harness the historical…

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Research Design Feedback Sessions

29th January @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bush House (NE) 4.17, Strand, King’s College London, Bush House (NE) 4.17, Strand, King's College London
London, United Kingdom
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Bring your qualitative and historical research design proposals to these drop-in sessions for one-to-one feedback from Dr. Marcelo Buceli, an associate at the Center for Advanced Study at the University of…

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February 2020

Productivity Workshop for Researchers and Students

6th February @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Writing a doctoral dissertation is a formidable task that requires much more than familiarity with research methodologies and library catalogues. Applying insights from cognitive science and learning theory, time management…

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Social Sciences – Why Bother? LISS DTP Conference Planning Meeting

7th February @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Franklin-Wilkins Building 1.21, Waterloo, King’s College London, Franklin-Wilkins Building 1.21, Waterloo, King's College London + Google Map

This is the second meeting to organise a one-day PGR conference on 25th June 2020. New participants are welcome.   Participating in the planning meeting is a great opportunity to…

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Designing Good Research and Getting it Published in High Impact Journals: A Practical Guide

10th February - 11th February
King’s College London, Strand and Waterloo Campuses + Google Map

We are delighted to invite you to this two-day workshop with Prof. Jean-Francois Hennart of Tilburg University. This practical programme covers in fine-grained detail the process of publishing research with high-impact academic…

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LISS DTP Making the Most of your Writing Time

13th February @ 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
KCL Waterloo Campus, King's College London, Franklin Wilkins Building Waterloo Bridge Wing,  Stamford Street, SE1 9NH
London, London SE1 9NH United Kingdom
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Credit: Erik Fitzpatrick

Writing time is precious. It’s also nearly always either interrupted or wasted, at least in part, in procrastination. In this workshop we’ll look squarely at our own writing habits; explore…

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LISS DTP Giving and receiving feedback

26th February @ 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
KCL Waterloo Campus, King's College London, Franklin Wilkins Building Waterloo Bridge Wing,  Stamford Street, SE1 9NH
London, London SE1 9NH United Kingdom
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What kind of feedback helps you improve what you have written? How does feedback on your writing make you feel? Many writers are familiar with the emotions feedback can provoke…

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March 2020

LISS DTP Who am I when I write? Voice in academic writing

5th March @ 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Credit: Joe the Goat Farmer

'How can I find my academic voice?' is a question many PhD students ask. Some also wonder how it's possible to have a voice if they can't use 'I'. This…

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Critical Approaches to Media Discourse (CAMD2020)

14th March - 15th March
Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS
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Media not only reflect but also reinforce dominant ideologies and power relations in our everyday life. They play an increasingly important role in the construction and communication of ideas and…

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