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Tuesday 22 July 2014

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Tuesday 01 July 2014

  • First ever distance learning masters in refugee studies launched

    Human Rights Consortium

    The Refugee Law Initiative (RLI) research centre at the University of London’s School of Advanced Study is pioneering a distance learning course on refugee and migration studies to play its part in addressing the problems caused by the escalating global refugee crisis. The new MA degree... read more

Friday 27 June 2014

  • Keep calm and learn the secret history of wartime slogans

    Institute of English Studies

    It’s hard to believe that a wartime slogan from 1939, which was never seen by the public, has been popularised 75 years later and is being used to sell everything from mugs to flight bags and baby clothes. ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ was one of three key messages created by Britain... read more

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Tuesday 17 June 2014

Monday 16 June 2014

  • Professor Colin Blakemore receives knighthood

    Institute of Philosophy

    Renowned neuroscientist Professor Colin Blakemore has been knighted in the Queen's Birthday honours for his groundbreaking research in vision and the development of the brain, and for his contribution to scientific policy and outreach. Currently director of the Centre for the Study of the... read more

Thursday 05 June 2014

  • Forthcoming conference: Legal and Judicial Legacies of Empire

    Institute of Commonwealth Studies

    The impact of Britain's legal legacy on the countries of the former empire will be analysed and discussed by some of the finest legal brains in the Commonwealth on Tuesday June 17 at Senate House. It’s the sixth in a series of conferences exploring the legacy of the British Empire for... read more

Tuesday 27 May 2014

  • Podcast views and downloads exceed half a million

    School of Advanced Study

    Podcasts and video resources on the University of London’s iTunes U platform and the School of Advanced Study’s YouTube channel are now attracting larger audiences than ever before. According to the latest figures, there have been more than half a million views and downloads of... read more

Wednesday 21 May 2014

  • Authority on Roman Empire to head Institute of Classical Studies

    Institute of Classical Studies

    An authority on the history of the Roman Empire has been appointed Director of the Institute of Classical Studies, one of the member institutes of the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Professor Greg Woolf, who is currently Professor of Ancient History at St Andrews University, said... read more