SAS in the media

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 .

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 ).

IMLR fellow publishes Pierre Boulez, surrealist article

Thursday 15 November 2018
Institute of Modern Languages Research
Dr Caroline Potter, a visiting fellow at the Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR), has published an article in the Italian peer-reviewed journal Gli spazi della musica . Entitled Pierre Boulez, surrealist , it follows a conference and accompanying piano recital convened earlier this year by Dr Potter under the OWRI Cross-Language Dynamics programme, Music and Surrealism in France 1924–52.

UN Security Council lifts Eritrea sanctions and arms embargo

Wednesday 14 November 2018
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Martin Plaut , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies’ ( ICWS ), comments, in Quartz Africa , on the United Nations Security Council’s decision to lift the arms embargo and targeted sanctions against Eritrea.

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