In this post, Z Nicolazzo discusses the gap between knowledge gained at conferences and its life beyond the space of the conference.
In this post, James Burford replies to Barbara Grant’s recent post in praise (really!) of academic conferences by reflecting on the transformative role that conferences played in his doctoral life.
Barbara Grant reflects on her conference trajectory, including her first time, and the embodied panic and/or buzz of conferences.
In this post, Pauline J. Reynolds analyses the uses of social media that pervade conferences – and focuses in on the ways conferences come alive in the world of @legogradstudent.
Órla Meadhbh Murray addresses precarious academic working conditions as the elephant in the room at conferences.
Emily Henderson writes about the recruitment process for her research project on conferences and caring responsibilities, where she recruited over double the planned number of participants in two days.
Wearing black, spicy food and not serving wine. In this week’s blog James Burford reflects on cultural questions at international academic gatherings in Thailand.