SAS in the media

IHR in the Irish Times

Monday 1 October 2018
Institute of Historical Research
The Institute of Historical Research ( IHR ) is name-checked in an Irish Times article about the death of its alumna and archivist, Brian Trainor.

Miranda Kaufmann features in the Bookseller

Monday 1 October 2018
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Dr Miranda Kaufmann , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), is featured in the Bookseller story about Oneworld acquiring her next book, Heiresses: The Caribbean Marriage Trade . F ollowing on from her debut work, Black Tudors , the new book will expose a hidden route – via marriage – by which fortunes built on slave labour in the Caribbean reached Britain and benefited some of the nation’s most prominent families. Publication date is yet to be announced.

What we should eat to heighten our senses while watching TV

Monday 1 October 2018
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Barry Smith , director of the Institute of Philosophy ( IP ) and founder of the Centre for the Study of the Senses ( CenSes ), reveals, in The Telegraph (behind a paywall), The Sun , the Mirror and on BBC Radio Wales (from 54:25–58:38), what we should eat to heighten the senses while watching a big sporting event or a TV drama. Meanwhile, on BBC’s Inside Out East Midlands , he joins the Life Kitchen with Ryan Riley and some of the class participants to explain the science behind dishes that can whet the appetite of cancer patients (from 24:25–25:30).

Toxic comfort blanket

Friday 28 September 2018
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
The Empire’s New Clothes: the Myth of the Commonwealth by Professor Philip Murphy , director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), is reviewed in the Times Literary Supplement . (A subscription is needed to read the full article).

Warburg alumna in the Telegraph

Friday 28 September 2018
Warburg Institute
The Warburg Institute is highlighted in the Telegraph article Understanding art: how to become an art connoisseur which quotes Old Master expert, Chantal Brotherton-Ratcliffe, to whom it awarded a PhD.

Professor Hussey on Macron’s fall to earth

Wednesday 26 September 2018
School of Advanced Study
Professor Andrew Hussey , the School of Advanced Study’s cultural historian, comments on the declining popularity of the French president in the Spectator article Macron’s black September: how the French president fell to earth . And in The National article, Emmanuel Macron’s foreign limelight is an escape from darkness at home , he credits Mr Macron for acknowledging that France tortured and killed a young supporter of the 1954–62 Algerian rebellion, and his attempts to tackle poverty in the immigrant-dominated suburbs.

IHR’s British History Online digital library makes Who Do You Think You Are top ten

Tuesday 25 September 2018
Institute of Historical Research
British History Online (BHO), the Institute of Historical Research’s ( IHR ) digital library of nearly 1,300 volumes of sources relating to British history, is number two on the ten best websites list, in Who Do You Think You Are? magazine, ‘for finding local groups, village histories and community archives’. The same article includes a feature on a second IHR research project, the Victoria County History , which the author, Dr Kate Tiller of Oxford University, describes as ‘encyclopaedic and consistent in its coverage, using a comprehensive range of national and local sources’.

IHR alumna, Claire Breay, talks about her job and PhD

Tuesday 25 September 2018
Institute of Historical Research
Institute of Historical Research ( IHR ) alumna, Dr Claire Breay, explains, in Art Fund , how her PhD helped her secure a job as the British Library’s curator of medieval historical manuscripts.

Mother Country: Real Stories of the Windrush Children

Tuesday 25 September 2018
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Dr Maria del Pilar Kaladeen , associate fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), has contributed a reflective piece about being a child of a Windrush-era migrant of Indian-Caribbean ancestry to a new anthology entitled Mother Country: Real Stories of the Windrush Children . She draws on the pain and anger of bereavement and makes connections between the mistreatment of indentured Indians in the colonial Caribbean and the racism their descendants subsequently faced in the 'Mother Country’.

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