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School Move to Senate House South Block delayed and expected to begin in August

Tuesday 7 July 2009
School of Advanced Study
At the end of June, the University of London announced the decision to delay the start of the moves back into the South Block of Senate House. The situation is regrettable and we are aware of the disruption and frustration the delays have caused staff, students, colleagues and visitors. However, after a thorough investigation of the extensive programme of works which has yet to be completed and all the available options, it was decided that a delay in the moves was the best course of action in the circumstances.

IALS Library receives a Halsbury’s Award in 2009

Friday 26 June 2009
School of Advanced Study
For the second year in a row, IALS Library has received an award for excellence at the annual conference of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL).  On the evening of Thursday 18th June, the Library was presented with the award for Best Legal Information Service (non-commercial) at the conference in Manchester.  The award was received on behalf of IALS by Jules Winterton, Laura Griffiths and Hester Swift.  The Halsbury's Awards "recognise, celebrate and reward the dedicated performance and outstanding service given by legal information services, law lib

LONDON DEBATES at the School of Advanced Study

Thursday 18 June 2009
School of Advanced Study
The School of Advanced Study hosts the first in a series of international debates for outstanding early career researchers in the humanities and social sciences Date released: 26 May 2009

Human Rights Consortium - announcement

Wednesday 10 June 2009
School of Advanced Study
Human Rights Consortium - announcement The School is pleased to announce the creation of a new Human Rights Consortium. The Consortium will bring together the multi-disciplinary expertise in Human Rights found in several Institutes of the School, as well as collaborating with individuals and organisations with an interest in the subject.

February issue of IALS Library News now available

Tuesday 24 February 2009
School of Advanced Study
February issue of IALS Library News now available The latest issue of IALS Library News can be found on the IALS website at http://ials.sas.ac.uk/library/libnews/docs/january_09.pdf    Read about the survey of researchers done in 2008, the Annual Conference of the International Association of Law Libraries in Puerto Rico in December last, and the latest databases available at the Library.  This issue also offers some tips on finding foreign and international law. 

New academic post in Human Rights, with a focus on Latin America

Tuesday 24 February 2009
School of Advanced Study
New academic post in Human Rights, with a focus on Latin America The Institute for the Study of the Americas and the Institute of Commonwealth Studies are seeking an individual with a background in social sciences or law with specialist knowledge of Latin America to teach human rights at a postgraduate level.

IHR students speaking at the Cabinet War Rooms

Monday 9 February 2009
School of Advanced Study
IHR Students, Mark Crowley and Peter Sutton, will be speaking at the Cabinet War Rooms on 16 February and 5 March respectively. Full details are available at the following URL: http://cwr.iwm.org.uk/server/show/conEvent.2644  

Crane from UCL to Cambridge

Thursday 5 February 2009
School of Advanced Study
Formerly Director of the Philosophy Programme and subsequently Director of the Institute of Philosophy, Professor Tim Crane, who has taught at University College London since 1990 where he is currently Head of Department, has accepted the Knightsbridge Professorship at Cambridge University, effective this autumn. For more information about Professor Crane, please visit his website www.timcrane.com

The Dean appointed member of Magna Charta Observatory

Thursday 5 February 2009
School of Advanced Study
Sir Roderick has been appointed to serve on the Magna Charta Observatory Council. The Magna Charta Observatory of Fundamental University Values and Rights is a non-profit organisation based in Bologna, founded by the University of Bologna and the European University Association (EUA). http://www.magna-charta.org/home.html

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