Amanda J. Haste, Ph.D.

Musician – Musicologist – Linguist

Independent Researcher

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31 March 2023

An interesting couple of days attending the 2023 CIOL Conference. Nice not to have to travel, but really missed the interaction with other linguists.

24 March 2023

Spent a fab day at the CIOL Translators Day, listening to some great presentations and meeting lots of lovely linguists including HRH Prince Michael of Kent.

8 February 2023

Delighted to have been invited by Dr Helen Kara to chair the plenary sessions on both days of the International Creative Research Methods Conference (11-12 September) in Manchester, UK.

1 February 2023

Delighted to have been invited to give an online presentation for the UK-based Forum for Independent Research Endeavours (FIRE-UK) in June 2023. I’ll be discussing the trials – and triumphs – of refocusing a musicological thesis into a monograph on music and identity.

12 January 2023

Yessss!!! The manuscript of my monograph Music and Identity in Twenty-First-Century Monasticism is now with Routledge, so currently awaiting the reviewers’ verdicts with bated breath….

9 December 2022

Delighted to have been admitted to the Institute of Translation and Interpreting as a Qualified Member (Translator).

1 December 2022

Yay! A fun project that has come to fruition. Edited by Helen Ross, aided and abetted by myself and Linda Baines, the NCIS Global Cuisines scholarly cookbook has now been published.

It’s free to download, so print it out as a booklet and enjoy!…/files/NCIS%20COOKBOOK_Dec2022.pdf