SAS in the media

Artificial Intelligence has a gender bias problem – just ask Siri

Sunday 22 September 2019
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Dr Rachel Adams , post-doctoral researcher at the Information Law and Policy Centre ( ILPC ) at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies ( IALS ) and the Human Sciences Research Council, discusses her work in The Conversation article ‘ Artificial Intelligence has a gender bias problem – just ask Siri ’. Republished in a range of international media outlets including the Irish Sun , AllAfrica.com , the Zimbabwe Herald and The South African , the article also name checks Dr Nóra Ni Loideain , lecturer in law and ILPC’s director.

Professor Melber discusses liberation in southern Africa and Mugabe’s death

Tuesday 17 September 2019
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor Henning Melber , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), discusses the limits to liberation in southern Africa in The Round Table: the Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs , and Mugabe’s death in The Conversation article ‘ Mugabe is dead, but old men still rule southern Africa ’. Meanwhile, a review of his book, Dag Hammarskjöld, the United Nations and the decolonisation of Africa , features in the D+C Development and Cooperation journal.

Warburg in New York Review of Books

Tuesday 17 September 2019
Warburg Institute
The Warburg Institute and Aby Warburg’s library are name-checked in the New York Review of Books article, ‘ From Hercules to Hamlet ‘

Truth and beauty in architecture

Saturday 14 September 2019
Warburg Institute
Dr Tom Wilkinson , Leverhulme early career fellow at the Warburg Institute , comments on the plans to rebuild Notre Dame in the ABC Online Australia programme ‘ Truth and beauty in architecture: should the Notre Dame spire be replaced with a minaret ’. 

Humanities “risk becoming cherry on top” of other disciplines

Friday 13 September 2019
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Barry Smith , director of the Institute of Philosophy ( IP ) is quoted in the Times Higher Education article ‘ Humanities “risk becoming cherry on top” of other disciplines ’ (behind a paywall).

Olfactory and auditory stimuli change the perception of our body

Thursday 12 September 2019
Institute of Philosophy
An olfactory and auditory study involving Dr Ana Tajadura Jimenez and Dr Merle Fairhurst when they were research fellows at the Institute of Philosophy ( IP ) is covered by more than 20 national and international publications. They include the Asian Age , the  Deccan Chronicle , WebIndia123 ,  Big News Network ,  Ani News ,  Science Codex ,  7th Space ,  Science mag , The Health Site , NewKerala.com , Eureka Alert , The Siasat Daily , Business Standard India , Sify News , Dev Discourse , Yahoo!

Dr Hassan comments on China’s growing presence in Pakistan

Wednesday 11 September 2019
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Dr Kiran Hassan’s comments on China’s presence in Pakistan features in a range of national and international media outlets including the Mail Online ,  Oman Observer , Pakistan Today ,  Saudi Gazette , Business Recorde r , Zawya.com , Moneycontrol.com , Haaretz , Reuters and the Vancouver Sun . Dr Hassan is an associate fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ).

When truth trumped propaganda in wartime

Wednesday 11 September 2019
Institute of English Studies
Simon Eliot , professor emeritus and senior research fellow at the Institute of English Studies, and MoI Digital , the institute's web-based educational resource on the wartime Ministry of Information, features in the BBC News story ‘ When truth trumped propaganda in wartime ’.  

American immigration: a century of racism

Tuesday 10 September 2019
School of Advanced Study
Professor Sarah Churchwell , the School of Advanced Study’s public engagement chair, reviews The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics, and the Law That Kept Two Generations of Jews, Italians, and Other European Immigrants Out of America   for the New York Review of Books  in an essay entitled ‘ American immigration: a century of racism ’. 

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