Sep 6, 2020 | E018 How to Self-Navigate as a PhD in Humanities? On “What Are You Going To Do With That?” Project

Danni Reches received her BA in Middle Eastern Studies from Leiden University, the Netherlands, during which she co-established a student society. As part of her BA, she spent a semester at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on an exchange program. Danni also holds a BA certificate (1 year) in Peace & Conflict Studies and an MA degree in Diplomacy (cum laude), a specialization in International Relations, from the University of Haifa. In this framework, she received a scholarship for outstanding students. 

Currently, Danni Reches is a PhD fellow and research associate at the Haifa Center for German and European Studies (HCGES) at the University of Haifa. Her PhD dissertation focuses on policy and perceptions of immigrants in Europe. For this research, Danni receives a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Her supervisors are Prof. Stefan Ihrig, head of the HCGES, and Prof. Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski from the Political Department of Leipzig University. Danni also hosts the podcast “What are you going to do with that?” of the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions at the University of Haifa. In the podcast, she talks with early career researchers about their academic journey and raises awareness for mental health in academia. In this webinar, Danni told us about her story so far, her motivation to help PhDs with their careers, the “What are you going to do with that?” project, and her outlook at the jobs for PhDs in humanities. 

Danni’s LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danni-reches-6b6b7671/

Danni’s Twitter profile: https://twitter.com/DanniReches/

The “What are you going to do with that?” project: https://linktr.ee/what2dowiththat/

The “What are you going to do with that?” project’s Twitter profile: https://twitter.com/What2DoWithTHAT/

The episode was recorded on September 6th, 2020. This material represents the speaker’s personal views and not the views of their employer(s).

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