SAS in the media

Sir David Cannadine: I am all for a free trade in ideas

Thursday 28 September 2017
Institute of Historical Research
Sir David Cannadine, School Distinguished Senior Fellow and chair of the IHR Trust, talks the Times Higher Education ( THE ) about his latest book and his new role as president of the British Academy.

Daniel Snowman reviews ‘Exiles and Expatriates’ for History Today

Thursday 28 September 2017
Institute of Historical Research
Daniel Snowman , senior research fellow at the Institute of Historical Research ( IHR ), reviews Exiles and Expatriates for the October edition of History Today . Written by cultural historian Peter Burke, the book examines the impact of immigration on the transfer of knowledge.

Dr Williams features in Guardian story on new UN report into death of Dag Hammarskjöld

Tuesday 26 September 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Dr Susan Williams , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), and her book Who Killed Hammarskjöld? The UN, The Cold War and White Supremacy in Africa , features in a Guardian story on the latest UN report into the death of its former secretary general in a 1961 plane crash.

Black Tudors: The Untold Story

Friday 22 September 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Black Tudors: The Untold Story by Dr Miranda Kaufmann , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), is reviewed in the Financial Times (behind paywall, but available via Google search). The article describes the publication as an ‘enlightening and constantly surprising book’ that presents fresh figures and challenges the way we look at the Tudors.

Putting your degree to work

Wednesday 20 September 2017
Institute of Historical Research
Dr Philip Carter , senior lecturer and head of digital at the Institute of Historical Research ( IHR ), explains in the BBC History Magazine how history graduates can put their degree to work.

Who will succeed Jacob Zuma

Thursday 14 September 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Martin Plaut , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), writes in the New Statesman that the next president of the African National Congress (ANC) will be chosen against a background of ‘rumour, smears, dirty tricks and assassinations’. He says ‘The party of Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu and Albert Luthuli is almost unrecognisable today. Few any longer regard the ANC with the reverence and affection that it once took for granted.’

Warburg professor discusses folk practice, emptying Milwaukee’s bins, and bargain cinema tickets

Thursday 14 September 2017
Senate House Library
Professor John Tresch, who joins the Warburg Institute this month as its Mellon Foundation-funded chair in history of art, science and folk practice, features in the Times Higher Education’s HE & Me column. In the wide-ranging discussion Professor Tresch says he would immediately ‘end fees’ if he were universities minister for a day and would like to be remembered for ‘inhabiting contradictions with a little grace.’

Professor Smith explores taste, subjective pleasure and expertise

Tuesday 12 September 2017
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Barry C Smith , director of the Institute of Philosophy ( IP ), discusses questions of artistic taste and judgement and explores the idea of taste, subjective pleasure and expertise on BBC Radio 4’s Tick Box Art programme (at 8:30).

Professor Geoffrey Alderman reviews ‘Jabotinsky's Children’

Thursday 7 September 2017
Institute of Historical Research
Professor Geoffrey Alderman, senior research fellow at the Institute of Historical Research ( IHR ), reviews Daniel Kupfert Heller’s book Jabotinsky's Children: Polish Jews and the Rise of Right-Wing Zionism , for the Times Higher Education ( THE ) magazine.

Professor Sherman’s appointment in Connaissance des Arts

Wednesday 6 September 2017
Warburg Institute
The appointment of Professor Bill Sherman as The Warburg Institute’s new director is highlighted in a Connaissance des Arts article (in French). Professor Sherman joins the institute on 1 October.

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