SAS in the media

Professor Philip Murphy interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live

Monday 7 October 2013
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor Philip Murphy of the  Institute of Commonwealth Studies  has been interviewed by Shelagh Fogarty on Gambia's decision to leave the Commonwealth. Listen to the show on the BBC Radio 5 website

Tackling cultural exclusion with the Bloomsbury Festival in a Box

Monday 30 September 2013
School of Advanced Study
Cathy Mager, director of the Bloomsbury Festival , discusses the long-term potential of the School of Advanced Study’s AHRC  -funded Bloomsbury Festival in a Box research project which is being led by Cultural Contexts Research Fellow Dr Michael Eades. The collaborative outreach scheme aims to develop links between the School of Advanced Study , the Bloomsbury Festival and the wider Bloomsbury community. Read the article on the Arts Professional website

Shakespeare conspiracy theory discussed in The Times Literary Supplement

Friday 27 September 2013
Institute of English Studies
Journalist and author Michael Caines explores literary controversies, particularly Shakespeare conspiracy theories, in A Hoax Within a Hoax in the Times Literary Supplement (27 Sept 2013 - subscription only). The article uses evidence from the Durning-Lawrence collection in the Senate House Library and discussions held at a research symposium on the Cowell Manuscript in the Durning-Lawrence collection in the Senate House Library.

Sir Brian Vickers featured in the Times Higher Education magazine's Shakespeare cover story

Thursday 26 September 2013
Institute of English Studies
Senior Research Fellow Professor Sir Brian Vickers from the  Institute of English Studies  talks about his scholarly research and Shakespeare's Othello in this in-depth THE article on the academic industry of Shakespeare studies (26 Sep-2 Oct 2013, issue no 2,120). Read the article on the THE website

Teaching History in the Wider World roundtable session discussed in Times Higher Education

Thursday 19 September 2013
Institute of Historical Research
Times Higher Education discusses the roundtable session inspired by Nick Guyatt’s and Luke Clossey’s recent piece on geographical diversity and history teaching in the UK published in the American Historical Association’s Perspectives on History. The session was hosted by Institute of Historical Research and the Higher Education Academy. A podcast of the roundtable session Read the article on the THE website

Cloning John Lennon?

Friday 6 September 2013
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Colin Blakemore explores on The Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder Show whether it is possible to clone John Lennon from an old tooth. Colin is Professor of Neuroscience and Philosophy and Director of the  Institute of Philosophy's  Centre for the Study of the Senses. Listen to the show on the WGN RADIO 720 website