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Author archive for leahjunck

  • The ongoing tale of finishing up my PhD: Part 2

    This is an extension of my April blog contribution ‘The ongoing tale of finishing up my PhD’. Even though I…

    by leahjunck
  • Finding the asset behind a stammer

    My past blog posts have covered the topics of the lengthy wait for my PhD outcome, having to undergo the…

    by leahjunck
  • Nurturing sanity

    It feels quite bizarre, writing about crafting in times like these. The ongoing extraordinary situation of living through a pandemic…

    by leahjunck
  • Nurturing sanity

    It feels quite bizarre, writing about crafting in times like these. The ongoing extraordinary situation of living through a pandemic…

    by leahjunck
  • The ongoing tale of finishing up my PhD

    I am not quite sure where to start this post, this tale of mine I want to tell you about.…

    by leahjunck
  • Post-submission question marks

    A few months ago, and upon submitting my PhD thesis in anthropology, I started hunting for jobs. More accurately, I…

    by leahjunck
  • A fairly routine day of PhDing under lockdown level 3

    Starting my PhD in 2016, I felt accelerated by the prospect of conducting interviews across Cape Town for my anthropological…

    by leahjunck
  • Working and swiping my way towards a guiding thread

    At the age of 32, it feels like a very long time ago that I worked as a journalist in…

    by leahjunck