ECA Summit


Survival Strategies for Humanities ECAs

This two-day summit at Cardiff University will combine live podcasts, roundtable discussions and skills-based workshops with the aim of opening up a dialogue around how we can better serve ECAs

Nov 17-18

Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University

Keynote address by Prof. Stefan Collini

No registration fee

Expressions of Interest from anyone who would like to attend are now welcome through the following link.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Nadine Muller (@Nadine_Muller) – Workshop convenor on ‘Mental Health & the Job Search’, blogpost here
  • Brodie Waddell (@Brodie_Waddell) – Panelist, blogpost here
  • Charlotte Mathieson (@cemathieson) – Workshop convenor on ‘Interview Strategies for ECAs’, blogpost here
  • Mark Llewellyn (Cardiff University, former Director of Research at the AHRC) – Panel convenor on ‘How to Effect Change’ with policy-makers and funding body representatives, profile here
  • Catherine Oakley (@cat_oakley) – Workshop convenor (1/2) on ‘Broadening Horizons: Navigating Post-Academic Life’, co-author of ‘The Precarious Postdoc’ available here


Up to 50 travel bursaries to be provided to ECAs through the generous funding of the British Academy – details to follow