UFHS launch: Family History and Historians | 21st Jun


The Lincoln University Family History Society are delighted to announce a formal launch event, to take place on Wednesday 21st June, from 4.00pm to 5.00pm in UL111. 

At the event, Dr Ian Packer, whose appearance on ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’, available to view on Box of Broadcasts, will discuss the importance of family history to historians and the different ways in which they have used genealogical research and investigations of family structure to understand the past.

Dr Packer’s talk, entitled ‘Family History and Historians’, will be followed by a question and answer session. Also available at the event will be resources on family history, and a chance to offer feedback on the draft programme of UFHS events for the next academic year.

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Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society PG Conference | 17th June

One-day Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society Postgraduate Conference, Saturday 17th June

Centre for Psychoanalysis, Middlesex University, London

We invite postgraduate students and research fellows to submit proposals for papers on psychoanalysis or psychoanalytically informed research. Papers may be from any academic discipline, including psychology, sociology, cultural studies, psychosocial studies, history, literature, art, religious studies or philosophy. We also welcome proposals on clinical or theoretical topics from students on psychoanalytic trainings. 

This one-day conference is designed to give postgraduate students from all disciplines who are interested in psychoanalysis an opportunity to present and discuss their research in an informal and intellectually stimulating setting.

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UUK campaign on the impact of universities


Universities UK is running an awareness campaign this week on the wider impact of universities on the economy, society and individuals.

Each day the campaign will focus on a different theme:

  • Monday 23 January 2017: ‘The impact of international students and staff’
  • Tuesday 24 January 2017: ‘The impact of universities on the local community’
  • Wednesday 25 January 2017: ‘The impact of going to university’
  • Thursday 26 January 2017: ‘The impact of university research’
  • Friday 27 January 2017: ‘The impact of universities on the economy’

The University will be supporting the campaign through its main social media channels with key facts and case studies.

Colleagues at Lincoln can also follow the campaign and get involved using the hashtag #UniversityImpact. For example, you might want to highlight research in which you are involved. For more information, see: www.universitiesuk.ac.uk or follow UUK on Twitter: @UniversitiesUK