IMR LogoInstitute of Musical Research archive 2006-2015

This is an archive website for the Institute of Musical Research at the School of Advanced Study, University of London from May 2006 to 31 July 2015.

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Sarah ChurchwellSarah Churchwell to lead public engagement at School of Advanced Study

Professor Sarah Churchwell, one of the UK’s most prominent academics, is to be the University of London’s School of Advanced Study’s (SAS) first chair in public understanding of the humanities. Read more.

The Victoria History of Gloucestershire: Yate

The Victoria History of Gloucestershire: Yate

Rose Wallis

Yate is a town in South Gloucestershire, north-east of Bristol. Its ancient parish extended across a largely flat vale, which until the 13th century lay within Horwood forest, and was then cleared, inclosed and farmed as rich pasture by the tenants of the influential owners of its three manors. ...

 Challenging the Dynamics of Canon Formations

Reading the World: Challenging the Dynamics of Canon Formations | 3 December

Marina Warner, novelist, short story writer, cultural historian, critic, mythographer and chair of the judges for the 2015 Man Booker International Prize will keynote the conference. (Photo: Dan Welldon) 


Heritage, health and wellbeing

Heritage, health and wellbeing

Swansea University’s Being Human festival events, on the south-west Wales coast, explored ‘heritage, health and wellbeing’ by bringing in drama, debate, poetry, art and enterprise.