Tag Archives: PhD Research

‘Mummy Is just Doing a PhD!’

This year for the first time in my life I felt that Mother’s Day was my day too. Here in the UK it is celebrated on 26 March. As a young mum, I want to share my experience of combining … Continue reading

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Giving my First Academic Paper Presentation

So here I am in Kaunas, Lithuania. I am attending the 6th International Congress of Belarusian Studies, an academic must for researchers studying Belarus. I am here for the first time in a capacity of a PhD student and want … Continue reading

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Reflexivity in Research: Reflections from a Field Trip to Belarus

This summer when I was doing my fieldwork, I explored a bit a Baptist church located in the sleeping area of Minsk. That was the biggest church I have seen so far. It was built in the 1990s, when Protestant … Continue reading

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Getting to Belarus

The good news is that I got ethics approval from King’s College for my PhD research. Visa, health insurance obtained and tickets purchased. “Now it is time to start my pilot study in Belarus!”, I thought enthusiastically. The travel itinerary of my trip … Continue reading

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