The Vice-Chancellor has announced that Professor Maxine Molyneux http://americas.sas.ac.uk/about/maxine.html has been appointed as Director of the Institute for the Study of the Americas with effect from 1 September.
PRESS RELEASEIHR/03/08 Date issued: 7th May, 2008For immediate release ANNOUNCEMENT 1 May 2008 The Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Director, Professor Miles Taylor from 1 October 2008. Professor Taylor is currently Professor of Modern History and Head of Department of History at the University of York, and is a specialist in the Victorian period. He replaces Professor David Bates who left the Institute after four and half years in mid-March.
School of Advanced Study increases value of fellowships Apply now for research fellowships in humanities and social sciences in 2009 The School of Advanced Study research fellowships, which have been increased in value to £7,500, provide University of London staff relief from teaching and administration for a period of dedicated research time. The money is paid to the University of London College or Department to help with the buy-out of teaching.
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Professor Luce Irigaray was awarded the degree of Doctor of Literature honoris causa in December 2003.
Registration is now open for the conference ‘PUBLIC HISTORY’, organised by the Institute of Historical Research, University of London; University of Liverpool; and National Museums Liverpool. This is the annual winter conference of the IHR, 2008. Conference website: http://www.liv.ac.uk/history/public-history
Date released 7 January 2008 School Fellow, Professor Brian Vickers , has been recognised by the Queen in the New Year Honours List for services to literary scholarship.
The School of Advanced Study is pleased to announce that former First Parliamentary Counsel, Sir Geoffrey Bowman, will receive the degree of Doctor in Laws honori causa from the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Sir Graeme Davies, at the School’s Graduation Day on Friday 7 December.
For the second year running, the streets and buildings of Bloomsbury will come alive from 19th-21st October with a host of events and activities from the area’s creative, educational, and charitable organisations. Following the success of last year, the 2007 Festival will offer a superb programme packed with music, dance, theatre, film, photography, literature and debate.
Distinguished Economic Historian, Professor Sir Roderick Floud has been appointed Dean of the School of Advanced Study (SAS) at the University of London. Sir Roderick replaces Professor Nicholas Mann, who retired at the end of July 2007 after seventeen years service to the School, the University and the academic community.