How to Participate
If you would like to be considered for one of the limited (but fully-funded) PhD student or early career (here defined as within five years of achieving the PhD) slots in the workshops, please email Fiona McConnell ( a CV and a statement of interest. Please specify which workshop you are interested in attending. Deadlines for expressing interest will be posted on this website when the call for participation officially goes out for each. Those attending the workshops in the PhD student/early career category must be resident in the UK.
Please note: The calls for workshops have all now expired.

Participation in the Research Network itself does not require attendance at one of the workshops, and is open to all regardless of nationality. Please feel free to sign up to the list-serve, or email Jason Dittmer ( if you would like to contribute something to the blog.

The Ambassadors by Hans Holbein the Younger (1533)