Alex Belsey is a second-year PhD candidate in English Research at King’s College London. Alex’s doctoral research is an interdisciplinary project on the journals and papers of British painter Keith Vaughan (1912-77). He is also affiliated with the Centre for Life-Writing Research at King’s and the editor of this year’s edition of ‘Stet’, the English Department’s postgraduate research journal.
Ellie Reed studied the French horn at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, graduating in 2005 with a BMus and MMus in performance. After freelancing with UK orchestras for five years, Ellie accepted a place at the University of Roehampton to complete an Open University degree in English Literature. Ellie graduated in 2012 and completed an MA in Literatures of Modernity at Royal Holloway in 2013, then returned to Roehampton in January 2014 to begin a PhD researching Woman’s Weekly magazine between 1918 and 1955, supervised by Professors Nicola Humble and Ian Haywood.
Adele James is a PhD student at the University of Roehampton, London. Her doctoral research concerns recognition memory in medial temporal lobe patients. She is a member of the British Psychological Society.
Michael Jenkins completed a BSc in Psychology at Lancaster University, then moved on to York to complete an MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience. His research interests include sleep, long term memory, emotional and cognitive decision making. He is doing a PhD on visual attention and visual working memory at Birkbeck, University of London.
Max Berghege is a Dutch postgraduate student at Queen Mary and University College London. With the MA in The History Of Political Thought And Intellectual History he is mainly occupied with political theory, philosophy and historical methodology. He is interested in national identity and the collective memory.