Miss Beth Jenkins
2012 - : PhD, Cardiff University (funded by AHRC)
2011 - 2012: MA History, Cardiff University (Distinction)
2008 - 2011: BA History, Cardiff University (First Class Honours)
Working Title: Gender and the Professions in Wales, c.1880-1945
Start Date: October 2012
First Supervisor: Dr Stephanie Ward
Second Supervisor: Professor Bill Jones
Year 1: Modern Wales (HS1104) .
Year 2: Approaches to History (HS1701).
General Editor, SHARE: Studies in History, Archaeology, Religion and Conservation: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/share/research/ejournal/
Postgraduate Project Co-ordinator of ‘SHARE with Schools’, a widening access and community engagement initiative in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion at Cardiff University.
Awards and Prizes
Arts and Humanities Research Council Studentship, 2012-15.
Glanmor Williams Scholarship, 2013.
James Pantyfedwen Foundation Scholarship, 2011-12.
A J Little Award, Cardiff University, 2011.
Nomination for the Royal Historical Society’s Dissertation Prize, 2011.
Charles Morgan Prize, Cardiff University, 2009 & 2011.
Membership and External Activity
Member of Women’s Archive Wales
Member of Families, Identities and Gender Research Network (FIG)
Member of The West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network
Conference Organising and Participation
Co-organiser of Voice of Humanities, Cardiff University (2014).
Co-organiser of the annual Welsh History Postgraduate Symposium (2012 & 13).
‘Lady Doctors: The Suggested Appointment at Cardiff Gaol’: challenging cultural boundaries and expanding gendered borders in Victorian Cardiff’, Borders and Boundaries: The First Annual SHARE Interdisciplinary Symposium, Cardiff University, September 2013.
‘No man’s land’: the intersection of gender and Cardiff’s civic and national identity, c.1880-1914’, Constructing Identities and Changing Spaces in Wales, Cardiff University, May 2013.
‘Women’s sphere extends beyond cake and dusters’: women, gender and public space in civic Cardiff, 1880-1914’, The West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network Day School, February, 2013.
‘ [Wo]man’s World: women, gender and public space in Cardiff, 1870-1914’, Welsh History Postgraduate Symposium, Cardiff University, November 2012.
‘A Forgotten Army? Female professionals in interwar south Wales’, North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History, Bangor University, August, 2012.
‘Queen of the Bristol Channel Ports’: the intersection of gender and civic identity in Cardiff, c.1880-1914’, Women’s History Review (forthcoming)