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Wednesday 22 October 2014

  • Institute of English Studies Fellow wins Ben Jonson literary prize

    Institute of English Studies

    Professor Brian Vickers, FBA, (IES senior research fellow) has won the 2014 Beverley Rogers Literary Award for an article on 17th-century playwright, Ben Jonson. This annual prize is given to the writer of the best essay in each year’s volume of the Ben Jonson Journal, a twice-a-year review... read more

Tuesday 21 October 2014

Monday 20 October 2014

  • Making Sense of the Data Deluge - Being Human

    School of Advanced Study

    In a digital world, are we drowning in data? ‘Too Much Information’, one of the activities in the forthcoming Being Human festival of humanities, is set to take a fresh look at what it is to be human in times of extraordinary technological change. Acting as a launch for this new... read more

Friday 17 October 2014

  • Institute of Historical Research gets royal reopening

    Institute of Historical Research

    The Institute of Historical Research was officially reopened by Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, on Tuesday 14 October. The Princess Royal, who is Chancellor of the University of London, was given a tour of the Institute’s new facilities including the library, seminar rooms and the... read more

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Thursday 02 October 2014

  • Former SAS researcher shines light on Cherokee playwright

    Institute of Latin American Studies

    A former visiting School of Advanced Study (SAS) researcher is one of the authors of a recently-published book on indigenous theatre and performance. Dr Jaye Darby, a lecturer in teacher education at the University of California, Los Angeles said her contribution to Enacting Nature: Ecocritical... read more

Wednesday 01 October 2014

  • Being Human: honesty, respect and tolerance

    School of Advanced Study

    What exactly are the qualities that make us human? According to respondents in a recent survey, the most highly prized qualities are honesty, respect and tolerance. These people were taking part in a research project commissioned by the University of London’s School of Advanced Study, as... read more

BEING HUMAN FESTIVAL | 15–23 NOVEMBER 

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Visit our Being Human festival website to see the over 150 free events the School is leading across the UK.

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MA IN REFUGEE PROTECTION (DISTANCE)

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The Refugee Law Initiative 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.

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