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Katie Brown
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Connections, collaboration, and communication: what I learnt from the LAHP Languages and Policy Workshop
On Monday 7 December 2015, I attended a workshop on languages and policy hosted by the London Arts and Humanities Partnership. Having worked for The Policy Institute at King’s while
completing my PhD on literature and cultural policy in Venezuela, I was ver...

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Fabrication: KCL Arts & Humanities Festival 2015
Given that I started my PhD writing about the KCL Arts and Humanities Festival, it seems only fitting that I end in the same way. This year's theme is Fabrication. As usual, it's a broad theme, ambiguous enough to allow King's staff and students to shoehorn...

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A Playlist for the Pelican
As my favourite model and sister Zoe has just launched a fantastic fashion blog,  The Pelican in Briefs , I've been thinking about songs focused around items of clothing. I could have gone with Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini, but thankfully ...

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I'm so happy that the arts centre in Bath is FINALLY real that I've revived my blog.

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New Arts Centre at University of Bath
When I joined the University of Bath as an undergraduate in 2007, the demands for a new arts centre had already been bubbling away for some time. Over my four years there, reporting on the arts for the student radio station, and later attending regular stud...

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Posthumous Publication and Translation of José Saramgo's Sklylight
The story behind José Saramago's Skylight  ( Claraboia ) could grace the pages of one of his novels: a Nobel Prize winning author is reunited with a manuscript written in 1952 which had lain dormant in a publisher's draw after 36 years. As Saramago's wife P...

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Celebrating interdisciplinarity, collaboration and the digital
(Originally posted 1 June 2014) In the past few weeks I’ve been lucky enough to participate in a range of events at King’s and beyond which have filled me with enthusiasm both for my own research and for the future of academia. These events have shown me th...

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K-Link Widening Participation Scheme
(Originally posted on 24 April 2014) As a firm believer in the importance of widening access to Higher Education, I was very happy to be asked to take part in  K-Link  recently. K-Link is King’s widening participation programme, which gives children from le...

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Upgraded!
(Originally posted on 10 April 2014) As I mentioned in my last post, it seems like for as long as I’ve been at King’s, I’ve been “preparing for my upgrade”. Now, after 18 months, I have survived the process and am finally a fully-fledged PhD candidate. I re...

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Putting It Together
(Originally posted on 23 February 2014) Art isn’t easy Every minor detail is a major decision. Having just the vision’s no solution, Everything depends on execution. The art of making art is putting it together. Writing a PhD might not seem like ‘making art...
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