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Coffee & Cocktails: Podcast 6- English language policy and UK security

Dr Kamran Khan from the University of Lleida, in Catalonia, Spain and visitor at King’s College, London tells us about his most recent work on citizenship, ESOL policy and (Islamophobic) suspicion in the UK.

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Coffee & Cocktails Episode 5: The use of Camfranglais amongst the diaspora

Constance Mbassi Manga, doctoral researcher at Lancaster University, talks about migratory issues faced by Cameroonian ex-pats in the UK, France and US and how identity is made sense of through the use of Camfranglais.

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Coffee & Cocktails Episode 4: Dealing with isolation in academia

Dr Chelsea Robles, Research Specialist at the Institute of International Education in New York City, talks about coping strategies she has developed when dealing with isolation in academia.

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Coffee & Cocktails Episode 2: ECRs and the job market (part II)

Dr Ann Wand sits down with Dr Nicolette Makovicky (Oxford University),
Dr Robert Parkin (Oxford University, and Dr Pietro Antonio Sasso (Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville)to discuss the additional responsibilities that come with being a full-time academic.

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Coffee & Cocktails- Episode 1: ECRs and the job market

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Welcome to the ‘Coffee & Cocktails’ podcast (and blog), a chance for academics and the best professionals in their fields to discuss ‘over drinks’ many of the days’ most important issues, innovative ideas, and topics in modern society.

Our first episode focuses on issues faced by Early Career Researchers (ECRs) as they work their way through an uncertain job market. Topics discussed include: job insecurity and mobility, teaching vs. publications and using social media as a job promotion platform in both American and British institutions.

We hope you enjoy it!

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