SAS in the media

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 .

Martin Plaut examines the reaction to Zimbabwe crisis

Saturday 11 November 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Martin Plaut , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), examines the reaction to the current Zimbabwe crisis in a New Statesman article entitled ‘Zimbabwe’s coup pits Grace Mugabe against the old guard’.

Remembrance Sunday brings a taste of kingship for Prince Charles

Saturday 11 November 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor Philip Murphy , director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies (ICWS), is quoted in the Guardian article, ‘ Remembrance Sunday brings taste of kingship for Prince Charles ’. The story, picked up by Yahoo! UK and Ireland , includes a debate about whether Prince Charles will succeed the Queen as head of the Commonwealth and whether this will be cemented at next April’s Commonwealth heads of government summit in London with meetings at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and St James’s Palace. ‘There may be some kind of formal agreement in April, said Professor Murphy.

Call to end tech's 'free pass' from governments on kids' rights

Friday 10 November 2017
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Dr Nóra Ni Loideain , director of the Information Law and Policy Centre ( ILPC ) at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies ( IALS ), features in Agent4Change.net . The report, ‘ Call to end tech's 'free pass' from governments on kids' rights ’, focuses on the ILPC’s forthcoming conference, which will include presentations from leading children’s rights campaigner and filmmaker Baroness Beeban Kidron, and Facebook’s policy director for the UK, Middle East and Africa. 

Warburg ‘dedicated to the survival of antiquity’

Thursday 9 November 2017
Warburg Institute
The Warburg Institute is name-checked in a Scoop review of The Expatriates . The book tells the history of four ‘extraordinary’ New Zealanders including Joe Trapp, whose story ‘mostly unfolds through his association with the Warburg Institute in London, an organisation dedicated to the survival of antiquity and “its influence on culture in all its forms’’’. The institute is also mentioned in an  ABC Australia   article entitled 'The University is dead, long live the academy! Reflections on the future of knowledge'. 

Professor Churchwell on the Letters of Sylvia Plath

Wednesday 8 November 2017
School of Advanced Study
Professor Sarah Churchwell , public engagement chair and professorial fellow in American literature at the Institute of English Studies ( IES ), reviews volume one of Letters of Sylvia Plath for the Guardian .

Being Human 2017 garners media attention

Wednesday 8 November 2017
School of Advanced Study
The School’s nine-day Being Human festival of the humanities (17–25 November), features on BBC News , ITV News , in The Voice Newspaper , North East Connect , IanVisits and The Brighton Magazine .

Black Tudors: 60 seconds with Miranda Kaufmann

Tuesday 7 November 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Ahead of her talk at November's York History Weekend Dr Miranda Kaufmann , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), gives BBC History Magazine a preview of what audiences can look forward to.

Women in the UK architecture profession

Tuesday 7 November 2017
Institute of Historical Research
Dr Lynne Walker , senior research fellow at the Institute of Historical Research ( IHR ), is name checked in an E-Architect article entitled ‘Women in the UK architecture profession’. The report highlights Dr Walker’s role in an exhibition by the Architectural Association School (AA) documenting the AA’s graduates from 1917 to 2017.

Professor Melber on Namibian politics and the UN’s first mandate for Congo peacekeeping

Tuesday 7 November 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor Henning Melber , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), discusses Namibian politics and the race for the South West Africa People's Organisation (Swapo) presidency in The Namibian . Meanwhile, in the Journal of African Security , he analyses the UN’s first mandate for peacekeeping in the Congo in an article entitled de ‘Mission Impossible: Hammarskjöld and the UN Mandate for the Congo (1960–1961)’.

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