Press releases

Composer Brian Ferneyhough talks to neuroscientist Colin Blakemore about his work

Thursday 12 December 2013
Institute of Musical Research
Chancellor’s Hall in Senate House welcomed an audience of contemporary music-lovers to hear the renowned composer Brian Ferneyhough discuss his work in conversation with distinguished neuroscientist Colin Blakemore. The discussion was followed by a performance of his works by the Arditti String Quartet.

Institute of Commonwealth Studies launches Commonwealth oral history website

Tuesday 12 November 2013
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
The Institute of Commonwealth Studies – a member institute of the University of London’s School of Advanced Study – is launching a brand new world-class resource for students, researchers, historians and policy makers, Commonwealth Oral Histories , a website packed with unique information.

Institute of Commonwealth Studies debate the Commonwealth 2013 and beyond

Friday 18 October 2013
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
There is mounting controversy over Sri Lanka’s hosting of the 23rd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, a member institute of the University of London’s School of Advanced Study, has been at the forefront of this debate. On Monday (October 21) Sri Lanka’s high commissioner to the UK, His Excellency Dr Chris Nonis, is speaking at a Pre-CHOGM forum hosted by the Institute at Senate House, in collaboration with The Round Table , Britain’s oldest international affairs journal.

New Doctoral Training Partnership announced for arts & humanities postgraduates

Tuesday 15 October 2013
School of Advanced Study
King’s College London , the School of Advanced Study, University of London (SAS), and University College London (UCL) have today announced that they have been awarded over £18 million by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to form the London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP); a joint venture between the three institutions.

In Protest: new poetry anthology explores human rights and social justice

Wednesday 2 October 2013
Human Rights Consortium
Poets from around the world explore themes of human rights and social justice in a unique collaboration between the Human Rights Consortium and the Institute of English Studies (both School of Advanced Study, University of London), and London-based poetry collective the Keats House Poets .

Statement: Decision on Shakespeare Folios

Thursday 5 September 2013
School of Advanced Study
The University of London this evening (5 September) announced that it will not be continuing with its consultation over the potential sale of four Shakespeare Folios. However, the development of its Senate House Library Special Collections remains a priority.

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