If you’re a new doctoral student at Brighton, you may be interested in taking a trip to London in the new year to attend one of the British Library’s Open Days for Doctoral Students.
These Doctoral Open Days are a chance for you to discover the Library’s unique research materials. From newspapers to maps, datasets to manuscripts, ships’ logs to websites, the British Library’s collections cover a wide range of formats and languages spanning the last 3,000 years. Each Open Day concentrates on a different aspect of the Library’s collections and most take an inter-disciplinary approach.
The Open Days are aimed at first year PhD students and are as follows:
Asian & African Collections 16 January 2017
News & Media 13 January
Social Sciences 30 January
Boston Spa 01 February
Music Collections 13 February
Pre 1600 Collections 20 February
17 & 18th Century Collections 27 February
19th Century Collections 6 March
20th & 21st Century Collections 13 March (Sold out)
Each day costs just £10 and the price includes lunch and refreshments. Places are limited so visit the British Library’s event page to book your place today. And if you do attend one of the Open Days and fancy writing a blog post about your experience, please get in touch with your RSA or Lorraine Slater. We’d love to hear from you!