SAS in the media

The Institute of English Studies in the media spotlight

Wednesday 16 September 2015
Institute of English Studies
The Institute of English Studies ( IES ) features in a Hillingdon & Uxbridge Time s story about the re-opening of Leytonstone Library, which became ‘a symbol of freedom and democracy’ in war propaganda. In the article Dr Henry Irving, former IES postdoctoral researcher, explains that books was a common theme of British propaganda, and ‘Leytonstone library was chosen because it was modern, well-stocked, and full of 'ordinary' people.

ICWS research fellow comments on the Queen and climate change

Wednesday 16 September 2015
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Sir Ronald Sanders , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), comments on the Queen’s history-making reign in Caribbean News Now! And writing in the Jamaica Observer , he says Pacific Islanders are outraged that industrialised countries appear indifferent to the effects of climate change on ‘their survival and, in some cases, their very existence.’ Read the article in Caribbean News Now!  Read the article in the Jamaica Observer

I tried not to vote for Corbyn, but I just couldn't stop myself

Wednesday 9 September 2015
Institute of Latin American Studies
Dr Asa Cusack , stipendiary fellow at the Institute of Latin American Studies ( ILAS ), discusses in the Huffington Post why he voted for Jeremy Corbyn ‘In the face of dire warnings about his economic policies, his electability, and his past indiscretions.’ Read the full article in the Huffington Post

Professor Philip Murphy discusses the Queen's long reign

Wednesday 9 September 2015
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor Philip Murphy , director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), features in national and international media discussions about the longevity of the Queen’s reign and how the royal family has changed from a distant institution to one that does regular ‘walkabouts’. Stories have appeared in publications around the world including the Washington Pos t,  Reuters , the Deccan Chronicle , Express Tribune , Mail Online , Economic Times , Malay Mail , Gulf Daily News and the Oman Observer .

What's new in the Oxford Dictionary

Wednesday 2 September 2015
Institute of Modern Languages Research
Professor Catherine Davies , director of the Institute of Modern Languages Research ( IMLR ), features on San Francisco’s KBS Radio commenting on the latest list of words that have been added to the Oxford Dictionary (oxforddictionaries.com). Listen to an MP3 copy of the interview

Rick Rylance featured in Times Higher Education Q&A

Wednesday 2 September 2015
Institute of English Studies
Rick Rylance , incoming director of the Institute of English Studies ( IES ), is interviewed by the Times Higher Education  ( THE ) magazine (print and online). He says if he were universities ministers for the day, he would ‘hold a national day annually to celebrate’ the sector, ‘develop science and research immersion for MPs’ and ‘ban academics from sighing more than twice a day.’ Read the full article in THE ( print ) and online

Journeys of migration

Wednesday 2 September 2015
Warburg Institute
The Warburg Institute is mentioned in a Country Life feature about the centenary of the Ben Uri Collection’s celebration of Jewish artists. According to the article, the establishment of institutions such as The Warburg Institute turned art history from ‘a dilettante’s pastime into a serious academic discipline.’ Read the full article in Country Life (print) 

Being Human festival in the media

Wednesday 2 September 2015
School of Advanced Study
Being Human has featured in an Orcadian News article (print edition), where it is referred to as ‘the prestigious Being Human festival.’ Read the full article in the Orcadian News  

Barack Obama deserves credit

Wednesday 2 September 2015
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Sir Ronald Sanders , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), writes in Caribbean Now that Barack Obama deserves credit for some of the remarkable things he has done during his presidency. Two of which, says Sir Ronald Sanders, are the ending of the diplomatic impasse with Cuba and the economic isolation of Iran. Read the full article in Caribbean Now

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