SAS in the media

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)’.

Professor Sherman interviewed by La Stampa

Sunday 5 November 2017
Warburg Institute
Professor Bill Sherman, director of the Warburg Institute , features in the Italian publication, La Stampa . In a question-and-answer-style article he details why he left the V&A, what’s so special about Warburg, and what his new job involves. An English version of the interview is available here .

Evolution of a town

Wednesday 1 November 2017
Institute of Classical Studies
Professor Greg Woolf , director of the Institute of Classical Studies ( ICS ), traces the early phases of Roman urbanisation in southern Gaul in the November/December edition of Archaeology Magazine (print). Subscription is needed to read the article headlined ‘Evolution of a town’. 

Being Human 2017 festival

Wednesday 1 November 2017
School of Advanced Study
The School of Advanced Study’s Being Human festival of the humanities is highlighted in the print editions of The Bristol Magazine’s ‘What’s on in November’ spread, and the Reading Chronicle . The latter focuses on the University of Reading’s talks and exhibitions about young evacuees during World War Two, while the former details the University of the West of England’s ‘Looking for Archie: Cary Grant walking tour’, which will retrace the Hollywood star’s hometown haunts and uncover Bristol’s hidden cinema history.

Professor Melber on the German genocide in South-West Africa and his political activism

Wednesday 1 November 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
‘Revising the German genocide in South-West Africa’, Professor Henning Melber’s public lecture at the Cape Town Holocaust Centre, is now available on YouTube .  The senior Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ) research fellow also talks about his political activism, human rights and the black middle classes on South Africa’s Finding Me community broadcasting television station.

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