SAS in the media

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’.

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’.

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.

Will Macron’s culture pass have much impact?

Monday 24 September 2018
School of Advanced Study
Professor Andrew Hussey , the School’s cultural historian, debates the French president’s plan to give the country’s 18-year-olds €500 to spend on culture. Writing in Apollo Magazine , he says that if the scheme works, ‘it will have a huge impact on young citizens at a critical time in their lives.’

Layers of London resource enable in-depth study of the city

Sunday 23 September 2018
Institute of Historical Research
The Institute of Historical Research’s ( IHR ) Layers of London project , which launched at Senate House on 21 September, features in Edquarter , Education Technology and All About Shipping .

Sing-a-Lang!

Friday 21 September 2018
Institute of Modern Languages Research
Sing-a-Lang, a concert organised by the Institute of Modern Languages Research ( IMLR ), is highlighted in the Islington Tribune (print). The event , which takes place at Senate House on 26 September, will mark the annual European Day of Languages with music and songs in languages including Zulu, German, French, Hebrew, Spanish, Hungarian and Japanese.

Cambridge Festival of Ideas explores the dark side of technology

Friday 21 September 2018
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Dr Nóra Ni Loideain , director of the Information Law and Policy Centre ( ILPC ) at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies ( IALS ), is name-checked, in a Cambridge Network report on the forthcoming Cambridge Festival of Ideas, as one of the experts discussing Antisocial media: what is social media doing to our society?

Shifting sands

Thursday 20 September 2018
School of Advanced Study
Jane Winters, professor of digital humanities and pro-dean for libraries and related services at the School of Advanced Study, discusses the publishing challenges faced by today’s academic authors. Writing in the Society of Authors , Professor Winters says academics should work to make digital books and articles user-friendly and beautiful. ‘As authors, we can both seek to protect our work and our rights and become actively involved in exploring new ways to publish.’

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