Monday 27 June 2016

  • University of London and EU Referendum result

    School of Advanced Study

    As a globally connected university, the University of London has a long tradition of welcoming students and staff from the European Union and across the world. The outcome of the referendum will not alter this and we will continue to welcome students, staff and visitors from the EU and beyond.... read more

  • From our first black Othello to London’s ‘outcast dead’ – Being Human returns

    School of Advanced Study

    The first black actor to play Othello in Britain (in1828) and London’s little known Cross Bones Graveyard, the last resting place for paupers and prostitutes, feature in this year’s Being Human festival to celebrate the diversity of humanities research in the UK. The festival is led by... read more

Thursday 23 June 2016

Tuesday 14 June 2016

Monday 13 June 2016

  • A war of words: the literary response to the Spanish Civil War

    Institute of Modern Languages Research

    Few 20th-century conflicts were as ideologically and emotionally charged as the Spanish Civil War which lasted three years from 1936–39. Fewer still can claim to have united a generation of young writers, poets, photographers and artists, such as Auden, McNeice, Dos Passos, Ehrenburg,... read more

Tuesday 17 May 2016

  • SAS welcomes three ST Lee Fellows for 2015-16

    School of Advanced Study

    The School of Advanced Study (SAS), has announced the arrival of three visiting scholars – two language experts and a historian – who hold prestigious invitation-only ST Lee Visiting Professorial Fellowships for 2015–16. As well as working with the School, they will be sharing... read more

Monday 09 May 2016

  • Prestigious Latin American geography award for SAS academic

    Institute of Latin American Studies

    Professor Linda Newson, director of the School of Advanced Study’s Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS), has won the Preston E James Eminent Latin Americanist Career Award. It’s the highest accolade available from the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG). Now in its... read more

Wednesday 04 May 2016

  • Crossing the borders of knowledge

    Institute of Latin American Studies

    A new international research network is employing pioneering research on Latin America to ensure that our understanding and teaching of history of knowledge is truly global. Supported by the Leverhulme Trust with a £124,000 grant, ‘Border Crossings: Latin America and the Global History... read more

Friday 22 April 2016

Monday 18 April 2016


Shakespeare Exhibition

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Shakespeare Exhibition

The Metamorphosis exhibition at Senate House reveals the seven ages over which Shakespearean text and scholarship has undergone a process of change. Visit the Metamorphosis website.


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