SAS in the media

Professor Henning Melber comments on South African politics

Thursday 16 November 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor Henning Melber , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), discusses Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe and South African politics in a range of European and South African media outlets including: Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish); Espressen TV ; Africa is a Country ; SVT Nyheter (in Swedish); Dagbladet ; HBL ; Kristeligit Dagblad ; WikiTribune ; The News Daily ; Nordic Shades of Africa ; and The Namibian .

Professor Smith on how wine snobbery is being challenged

Thursday 16 November 2017
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Barry C Smith , director of the Institute of Philosophy ( IP ) and founder of the Centre for the Study of Senses ( CenSes ), explains, in Prospect Magazine , how a new multi-sensory experience is challenging wine snobbery

Dr Stefanou talks about Brexit on the Voice of Greece radio

Thursday 16 November 2017
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Dr Constantin Stefanou , director of the Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies ( IALS ), discusses Brexit on the national Greek Radio (ERA) Voice of Greece programme. Listen to the Interview (MP3) at 9:15–9:45.

Black faces of Tudor England

Thursday 16 November 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Dr Miranda Kaufmann , a senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), previews six Africans who called England their home in the 16th and 17th centuries for the December edition of the BBC History Magazine .  

Dr Dorn comments on the UK’s negotiation with the EU

Wednesday 15 November 2017
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Dr Nicholas Dorn , associate research fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies ( IALS ), comments on the UK’s negotiations with the EU in the Financial Times (behind a paywall but full text is available by Googling ‘UK is putting its weakest economic foot forward in negotiations with EU’).

Prof Somerville on the pros and cons of South Africa’s unsuccessful rhino auction

Tuesday 14 November 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor Keith Somerville , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), analyses the pros and cons of South Africa’s recent unsuccessful rhino auction. Writing in Save the Rhino's annual publication, The Horn , he says ‘unpalatable though it may be’, controlled sales of horn would reduce poaching by ‘meeting some demand’ and the income from ‘legal trade could improve a broad range of conservation methods’.

Being Human festival media coverage

Tuesday 14 November 2017
SAS Space
The Being Human festival, which launches at Senate House on 17 November, has been covered by a range of national and regional news outlets, in print and online.

Dr Alessandro Scafi discusses the ‘Camino de Santiago’

Monday 13 November 2017
Warburg Institute
Dr Alessandro Scafi , lecturer in Medieval and Renaissance cultural history at the Warburg Institute , is quoted in an ABC.es Sevilla article (in Spanish) about the Camino de Santiago (The Way of St James), Spain’s most famous pilgrimage trail.

Professor Churchwell reviews Salman Rushdie’s The Golden House

Sunday 12 November 2017
Professor Sarah Churchwell , public engagement chair and professorial fellow in American literature at the Institute of English Studies ( IES ), reviews The Golden House , Salman Rushdie’s latest novel, for the December issue of Prospect Magazine .

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