Are you a PhD student or early career
researcher bringing together creative practice and geographical research?
GeoHumanities names an increasingly common intersection of the practice
and scholarship of the arts and humanities with geographical scholarship and
practice. A growing amount of such work is being undertaken through
practice based or practice led PhDs, often but not always based in Geography
departments. This day-long workshop provides an opportunity for doctoral
candidates working on practice-led or practice-based PhDs on geographical
topics to meet and discuss the challenges and benefits of these ways of working
Marking the launch of the RHUL Centre for
the GeoHumanities the event will bring together practitioner-scholars based
within and beyond geography to:
the benefits and challenges of doing creative-practice based PhDs around
the processes of these PhDs
on researcher-practitioner identities
career outputs and trajectories
an early career network of practice-based PhD students working on geographic
The event is free to attend but places are
limited. TECHNE students can apply for travel from their ad-hoc allowance . For
non-TECHNE students limited travel bursaries are available to contribute to
travel costs. For further information and to register interest
please emailHarriet.firstname.lastname@example.org with the following details by 5th
June attendance will be confirmed by 8th June.
1)Name and University affiliation;
2) An abstract of your PhD /sample of practice; 3) A maximum of three
key issues you have been facing in your work that you would like to address
during the day; 4) If
you would like to be considered for a travel bursary please give a brief
outline of your PhD funding status and a breakdown of your costings for
attending the day.
Attendees are also invited to attend the launch of the Royal
Holloway Centre for the GeoHumanities, immediately after the workshop
concludes. Further information and registration for the evening eventhere.