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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. ...

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

All the SAS member institutes welcome proposals for the 2015-16 British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships scheme. These grants enable early-career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment. The deadline for submitting outline applications is 15 September 2015. Further details and how to apply.


What’s on your mind?

What’s on your mind?

Dr Mattia Gallotti writes about the Human Mind Project, hosted by the School of Advanced Study, which recently secured funding from the Higher Education Council for England. Read the full post or visit the Talking Humanities blog.