SAS in the media

Professor Fox in the Times Higher Education

Wednesday 16 August 2017
Institute of Historical Research
Professor Jo Fox’s appointment as the new Institute of Historical Research (IHR) director from January 2018 is highlighted in the appointment section of the Times Higher Education ( THE ) magazine. 

First media mention for Being Human 2017

Monday 14 August 2017
School of Advanced Study
The school of Advanced Study’s forthcoming Being Human festival of the humanities (17–25 November) is highlighted in Brighton Magazine’s round-up of activities taking place at the new Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts this autumn. The article focuses on the University of Sussex’s ‘As waves of one sea’ event, which will dig into the archives it holds of material on the Harlem Renaissance and the Black Arts Movement.

The African middle class matters: but not for the reasons commonly put forward

Sunday 13 August 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
An article which includes extracts from the introduction and conclusion of Professor Henning Melber’s The Rise of Africa’s Middle Class: Myths, Realities and Critical Engagements features in The Conversation . Professor Melber, a senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, calls for rigorous analysis of debates which promote the assumption that the middle classes in African societies are indicative of social change.

Warburg name-checked in Times Higher Eduction

Thursday 10 August 2017
Warburg Institute
The Warburg Institute is name-checked in a THE interview with Stephen Milner, the next director of the British School of Rome, who said he hoped his ‘interdisciplinary background and initiation into the multiple forms of the classical tradition at the Warburg Institute’ will stand him in good stead in his new job.

Spicy dishes and the chemistry behind ‘resting meat’

Tuesday 8 August 2017
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Barry C Smith , director of the Institute of Philosophy ( IP ) and founder of the Centre for the Study of the Senses, samples the delights of space food on the BBC’s The Kitchen Cabinet programme. He also offers practical advice on spicy dishes and explains there is chemistry behind the advice to ‘rest meat’ before serving.

What is India’s president actually for?

Wednesday 2 August 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor James Manor , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), is quoted in a BBC article discussing the role of India’s president.

What the left must learn from Maduro’s failures in Venezuela

Wednesday 2 August 2017
Institute of Latin American Studies
Dr Asa Cusack, associate fellow at the Institute of Latin American Studies ( ILAS ), discusses Venezuela’s government and the country’s political issues in a Guardian article entitled, ‘What the left must learn from Maduro’s failures in Venezuela’.

An anatomy of the black South African 'middle class'

Tuesday 1 August 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor Henning Melber , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), explores the ‘anatomy of the black South African “middle class”’ on the Nordic Africa Institute’s blog .

The philosophy of wine

Sunday 30 July 2017
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Barry C Smith , director of the Institute of Philosophy ( IP ) and founder of the Centre for the Study of the Senses ( CenSes ), discusses the philosophy of wine and taste on The Philosopher’s Zone of Australia’s ABC Radio National .  

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