SAS in the media

Professor Clarke’s appointment highlighted in THE

Thursday 22 November 2018
Institute of Historical Research
Professor Catherine Clarke’s appointment as chair in the history of people, place and community at the Institute of Historical Research ( IHR ), has been covered by the Times Higher Education (behind a paywall ) .

Dr Singer discusses Trump’s migrant order on BBC World News

Wednesday 21 November 2018
Human Rights Consortium
Dr Sarah Singer , senior lecturer and refugee law at the Human Rights Consortium ( HRC ) and programme director of the MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies, debates President Trump's migration policies in the BBC World News programme, Impact: Trump migrant order halted .

Professor Hussey chooses his books of the year and comments on the legacy of the Algerian war

Wednesday 21 November 2018
School of Advanced Study
Professor Andrew Hussey, the School’s cultural historian, has chosen his books of the year for the New Statesman’s ‘ The best books of 2018 ’ column. And in ‘ The return of the repressed: the bitter legacy of the Algerian war ’ he wonders if President Macron can begin to heal the wounds caused by the trauma of the war which ‘lives on in the festering resentments of the banlieues and prisons.’

SAS human rights students in the media

Monday 19 November 2018
Human Rights Consortium
Marcus Erridge, MA in Understanding and Securing Human Rights alumnus, explores, in the Rights blog, gender-based discrimination in public bathroom access in the US and the human right to sanitation. Meanwhile, Kate Garner, who is on the MA’s three-year part-time pathway, discusses Philip Alston, the UN expert on extreme poverty, and his initial report into the consequences of austerity in the UK. Her article is entitled ‘An indispensable element of my mission’: UN poverty envoy hears stories of poverty and discrimination in East London .

Dr Lennox’s paper human rights published by the Global Centre for Pluralism

Friday 16 November 2018
Human Rights Consortium
Dr Corinne Lennox , associate director and senior lecturer at the Human Rights Consortium ( HRC ), has produced a report on ‘ Human Rights, Minority Rights, Non-Discrimination and Pluralism: A Mapping Study of Intersections for Practitioners ’, which has been published by the Global Centre for Pluralism. She will present the paper, which details the proactive steps states need to take to fulfil their human rights obligations at a roundtable event at the Canadian Embassy in Geneva on 26 November.

ICWS reliable data report features in Mint

Friday 16 November 2018
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
The Institute of Commonwealth Studies’ ( ICWS ) report on the importance of reliable data and statistics in international development, and the challenges and opportunities posed by digital records, features in Mint , one of India’s premium business news publications.

Being Human continues to feature in the national and local media

Thursday 15 November 2018
School of Advanced Study
The Being Human festival, which ends on 24 November, continues to feature in the media. Events have been covered by BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking programme , BBC Radio Oxford (from 2:40:55–2:49:40), BBC Radio Lincolnshire (from 1:42:50–1:49:36 and from 1:52:12–1:59:55), and BBC Radio Kent (from 26:40 – 35.36). Articles have appeared in: Vada Magazine ’ The Herald Scotland ’ Newcastle Evening Chronicle , Dundee Evening Telegraph , Glasgow Live , The Irish News , North West Evening Mail , The Green Parent , Brixton Buzz and the Evening Telegraph .

Professor Churchwell’s ‘Behold America’ tops ‘best books’ lists of eminent publications

Thursday 15 November 2018
School of Advanced Study
Professor Sarah Churchwell’s Behold America: the Entangled History of ‘America First’ and ‘The American Dream’ is one of the New York Times top four new books, the Smithsonian Magazine’s best history books of 2018, and dubbed a ‘terrific book’ by the eminent American historian, Kevin Kruse, who has reviewed it for the Nation . She is by public engagement chair at the School of Advanced Study and professorial fellow in American literature at the Institute of English Studies ( IES ).

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