Press releases

Rt Hon Jack Straw MP to give annual Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Hamlyn Lecture on judicial appointments

Tuesday 20 November 2012
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
The Rt Hon Jack Straw MP will give his third and final 2012 Hamlyn lecture, on the topic of judicial appointments, on 4 December 2012. Organised by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies – a member institute of the University of London’s School of Advanced Study – the lecture is part of the prestigious Hamlyn Lectures series. Normally held each autumn, the series aims to further knowledge and understanding of the law through the delivery of three public and free-to-attend lectures by a single invited speaker.

Professor Colin Blakemore joins the Institute of Philosophy

Monday 1 October 2012
Institute of Philosophy
Distinguished neuroscientist appointed as Director of the Institute’s Centre for the Study of the Senses The Institute of Philosophy, a member institute of the University of London’s School of Advanced Study, is delighted to welcome Professor Colin Blakemore as Director of the Institute’s Centre for the Study of the Senses .

Institute of Musical Research Fellow Richard Bernas presents BBC Radio 3 programme on John Cage

Thursday 13 September 2012
Institute of Musical Research
In a special Sunday Feature programme for BBC Radio 3 – John Cage: Beyond Silence – Richard Bernas, a Fellow of the Institute of Musical Research, looks at the influence of composer John Cage beyond music. Richard Bernas, a conductor, pianist and Cage-collaborator, talks to contemporary artists working in a variety of media, including sound, painting, sculpture, film, theatre and performance art, about John Cage and the impact his ideas have had on their own work.

Work begins on groundbreaking digital oral history of the Commonwealth project

Tuesday 11 September 2012
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Work formally began this month on the Oral History of the Modern Commonwealth project at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies with the full-time appointment of Dr Sue Onslow, a leading historian of British foreign policy and the Commonwealth, as Senior Research Fellow and lead interviewer.

Dr Julian Burger joins the Institute of Commonwealth Studies

Monday 23 July 2012
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Visiting Professor at the Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex joins the Institute’s human rights team The Institute of Commonwealth Studies , a member institute of the University of London’s School of Advanced Study, is delighted to welcome Julian Burger to its human rights team.

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