Imogene Dudley

Roles and Responsibilities

25th May 2016:

Conference Organisation

I was one third of the organising committee for the Exeter Centre for Early Modern Studies Postgraduate Conference 2016. As a team, we had no help from staff and so organised the theme, location, catering, Call for Papers,securing postgraduate and keynote speakers, programme, promotion, funding and communications. I moderated a panel and the keynote speaker, Prof. Steve Gunn (Merton College, Oxford).

18th April 2016:

Conference Organisation

I was a member of the organising committee for the University of Exeter Humanities PGR Conference 2016. My specific duties involved managing the social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Academia), organising the conference dinner and creating the programme. I also moderated two panels and the keynote speech given by Prof. Steven Barnett (Westminster).

2016:

Editor of Ex Historia (previously Assistant Editor)

I am currently Editor of the postgraduate History journal Ex Historia for the year 2016 - 2017.This involves overseeing Calls for Papers, primary and secondary reviewers and close copy-editing, in addition to promotion, communications and more mundane tasks such as organising rooms and timetables for our fortnightly seminar series.

I was Assistant Editor for the year 2015 - 2016, where my duties were similar but involved less responsibility.

2016:

History PGR Liaison Officer

I am the representative of the History PGR community at Exeter. The role involves arranging and chairing liaison meetings with my fellow students, attending departmental meetings, and liaising with various other bodies such as Researcher Development to keep students up to date.  

Conferences/Symposiums

15th September 2017:

Kings and Queens Conference (Royal Studies Network), UNED Madrid

Paper: 'In the Shadow of the Throne: the Yorkist princesses in early Tudor England, 1495 - 1509' (twenty minutes)

I also applied for and received a generous bursary from the conference organisers, which paid for all accomodation, meals and excursions during the four day conference in Madrid.

16th June 2017:

Exeter Centre for Early Modern Studies Postgraduate Conference

Paper: "From Birth to Death: Women's Working Lives in Seventeenth-century England" (twenty minutes)

5th April 2017:

Social History Society Conference

Paper: "Was there a 'Gender Pay Gap' in early modern England? Evidence from Household Account Books" (twenty minutes)

19th January 2017:

Ex Historia, University of Exeter

Paper: 'The Household Accounts of Dame Philippa Gore: A Case Study Exploring Women's Wages in Seventeenth-century Somerset' (twenty minutes)

3rd June 2016:

University of Exeter (Penryn Campus) Humanities PGR Symposium

Paper: 'Steadfast Servants or Traitorous Transgressors: The Courtenay Family, the Crown and the South-West, 1485-1556' (twenty minutes)

26th May 2016:

Exeter Centre for Early Modern Studies Postgraduate Conference

Paper: 'Fate and Chance in the Survival of Early Modern Household Accounts' (twenty minutes)

25th February 2016:

Bristol Centre for Medieval Studies Postgraduate Conference

 Paper: 'In what ways was the vernacular used for propaganda purposes during the Wars of the Roses period?' (twenty minutes)

28th January 2016:

Ex Historia, University of Exeter

Paper: 'Dynasty, Marriage and the English Throne: Henry VII's Policy Regarding the Yorkist Princesses, 1485-1509' (twenty minutes)

25th November 2015:

Exeter Centre for Early Modern Studies

 Paper: 'Women's waged work in Early Modern England, 1500-1700: An Overview' (ten minutes)

Public Engagement

23rd November 2016:

The History Group at The Walronds, Cullompton

I was invited to give a twenty minute paper to a local history group that meets at The Walronds, a Grade 1 listed Tudor townhouse in Cullompton. It was entitled 'Women, work and wages in the early modern south-west.'

Graduate School Skills Workshops

March 2016:

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

I have attended courses on Learning and Teaching in Higher Education at the University of Exeter, where I was assessed on teaching methods, catering to students needs and practical teaching.