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Being Human festival 2016

Our comprehensive events guide is full of hundreds of events highlighting research in the humanities - click here to read it or download a PDF

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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 (2006-15).

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Judy McGregorProfessor Judy McGregor: NZ-UK Link Foundation Visiting Professor 2016

Professor McGregor is head of Auckland University of Technology’s School of Social Sciences and Public Policy and associate dean with responsibility for postgraduate studies. She will be based at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies (ICWS) from September to December 2016. More information.

Reconciling Rwanda: unity, nationality and state control

Reconciling Rwanda: unity, nationality and state control

Melvin, Jennifer

In July 1994, the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) set out to stabilise and secure Rwanda, a country decimated by genocide.  This mandate was later extended to include the herculean task of promoting unity and reconciliation to a population torn apart by violence.  More than two decades ...

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The School offers a range of scholarships, studentships, fellowships, and bursaries for postgraduate study.  

PODCASTS

Promoting your research

Linda Lê After the Millennium 

Linda Lê has been publishing from 1987, producing a rich, varied and fascinating body of work, for which she has won prestigious literary prizes, including the Prix Renaudot Poche (2011) and the Prix Wepler (2010). 

TALKING HUMANITIES

Scholarly editing by machines

Michael J Pidd, who oversees the work of HRI Digital at the University of Sheffield’s Humanities Research Institute, asks can a computer create a scholarly digital edition?