SAS in the media

Immigration and trade

Sunday 13 March 2016
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Sir Ronald Sanders , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), believes US presidential hopefuls, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, have escalated a one-sided argument on trade for their political purposes. In the first of a series of Jamaica Observer , Caribbean News Now! and Tribune articles on trade and immigration, two issues currently at the heart the Trump and Sanders campaign, he says turning the US into a fortress against trade and immigration will confine Americans and ‘set off a global trade war.

Helping Myanmar to play by the rules

Saturday 12 March 2016
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Freda Grealy, PhD researcher at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies ( IALS ), features in an Irish Times story highlighting the work being done in Myanmar by a group of legal experts from Ireland. She says her time in the south-east Asian country, which has just emerged from decades of isolation under military rule, was an eye-opener and that people in Ireland ‘identify with what Myanmar went through.’  

International Women’s Day and the Baileys Prize are necessary says Professor Sarah Churchwell

Thursday 10 March 2016
School of Advanced Study
Professor Sarah Churchwell, the School of Advanced Study’s chair of public understanding of the humanities and professor of American literature at the Institute of English Studies ( IES ), tells The Guardian that initiatives for women such as International Women's Day and the Baileys Women’s prize for fiction, are ‘necessary because we have not yet achieved equality.

Visions of paradise

Tuesday 8 March 2016
Warburg Institute
Dr Alessandro Scafi , lecturer in medieval and Renaissance cultural history at The Warburg Institute , is featured on All About Shipping.co.uk . The article examines one of his lectures highlighting the unconscious affinity between John Lennon’s song ‘ Imagine ’ and Botticini’s Assumption of the Virgin .  

‘Retro foods’ are mental time travel

Sunday 6 March 2016
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) , explains in a Waitrose Weekend article on the resurgence of 1970s food that ‘retro foods’ are mental time travel, transporting the diner ‘back to another place.’

No clear line of case law

Saturday 5 March 2016
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Christina Angelopoulos , early career researcher at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies ( IALS ), writes on the Kluwer Copyright Blog that ‘a clear line of case law is nowhere to be found’ in the European Court of Human Rights first post- Delfi judgment on the liability of online service providers for the unlawful speech of others.  

A further step to independence

Friday 4 March 2016
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Sir Ronald Sanders , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), discusses the steady decline in correspondent relations between banks in Caribbean countries and their US counterparts in the Jamaica Observer . He says it would be a ‘further step in independence’ and time that Caribbean banks ‘jointly, in groups, or individually, establish an agency of their own in the US to be their correspondent bank.’ The article also ran in Caribbean News Now! and The Tribune .

Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling

Thursday 3 March 2016
School of Advanced Study
Professor Sarah Churchwell, the School of Advanced Study’s chair of public understanding of the humanities and professorial fellow in American literature at the Institute of English Studies ( IES ), comments on Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling in American politics in the New Statesman . 

Senate House Library in the media

Tuesday 1 March 2016
Senate House Library
Senate House Library ( SHL ) and its special collections administrator Charles Harrowell, feature in the Daily Nation . The article reveals that the trial records of Mau Mau leader Dedan Kimathi, previously held by SHL, will now be among rare exhibits at the Judicial Museum of Kenya. It also appears in CapitalNews Kenya and The Star . 

Would the real tax havens please stand

Monday 29 February 2016
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Sir Ronald Sanders , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ) wrote an article titled 'Would the real tax havens please stand' for Caribbean News Now! .  The article also appeared in The Tribune . 

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