SAS in the media

Commonwealth Oral Histories project in the news

Thursday 22 October 2015
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
The Commonwealth Oral Histories Project , a three-year research programme directed by Professor Philip Murphy and led by Dr Sue Onslow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), has been picked up by The Times [behind a paywall] and the Daily Mail . The project, funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC), is designed to be a resource for scholars and policymakers, and for anyone who wants to get behind the rhetoric and understand how the Commonwealth actually functioned.

Letter criticises government's response to refugee crisis

Thursday 22 October 2015
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
A letter signed by Dr David James Cantor , director of the Refugee Law Initiative at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), and more than 300 lawyers, that criticises David Cameron's response to the Syrian refugee crisis, features in a range of national and international publications including the Huffington Post , The Guardian , International Business Times , Daily Mail , Scottish Legal New s and The Justice Gap .

Hail to Jamaican accomplishment

Thursday 22 October 2015
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Sir Ronald Sanders , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ) writes in the Jamaica Observer that Marlon James's literary triumph in the 2015 Man Booker Prize is a 'timely reminder that Jamaica is a vibrant nation capable of producing some of the best people in their fields anywhere in the world.' Read the full article in the Jamaica Observer   

Professor Sarah Churchwell featured in the media

Wednesday 14 October 2015
School of Advanced Study
Professor Sarah Churchwell , the School of Advanced Study’s chair in public understanding of the humanities, features in the Evening Standard’s Londoner’s Diary on the subject of being invited to events organised by the Conservative party. Professor Churchwell also spoke on a BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking programme (from 03.05) about the poetry of Walt Whitman for National Poetry Day, and appeared on a special edition of  BBC 2’s Artsnight programme (at 01.15) commenting on the Man Booker Prize.

Being Human and the ‘Sweet smell of Amsterdam’

Wednesday 14 October 2015
School of Advanced Study
The School of Advanced Study’s Being Human festival is mentioned in a Guardian article about urban smellscape researcher Kate McLean, who is running two events in the 12−22 November humanities celebration. Read the full article in The Guardian

Nobel heritage

Wednesday 14 October 2015
Institute of Philosophy
Sir Colin Blakemore, director of the Institute of Philosophy’s ( IP ) Centre for the Study of the Senses ( CenSes ), has published a letter in The Times (behind a paywall). In it he highlights that one of the winners of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry is Francis Crick Institute emeritus scientist, Tomas Lindahl.

Is Britain simply too ashamed to fund a memorial to slavery?

Wednesday 14 October 2015
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Marika Sherwood , senior research fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), states in The Observer  that, ‘If our government can spend about £50m on Holocaust memorials and teaching materials, it should spend at least the same on memorials for the enslaved and on education materials. And even fund reparation for slave descendants.’ Read the full comment in The Observer  

Air France and Manchester offer history lessons for the angry mob

Wednesday 14 October 2015
School of Advanced Study
Professor Andrew Hussey , director of the Centre for Postcolonial Studies , comments in The Guardian on the angry mobs at protest gatherings in France and the UK. He says, there is no easier way of ‘undermining legitimate protest than by turning a blind eye to the bullies in the protesters’ ranks.’ Read the full article in The Guardian

SAS in the Times Higher Education magazine

Wednesday 14 October 2015
School of Advanced Study
The School of Advances Study was mentioned in a Times Higher Education (THE) report on the Institute of Musical Research’s future plans for its new home at Royal Holloway, University of London.  Read the full article in THE 

Warburg Institute in the media

Wednesday 14 October 2015
Warburg Institute
The Warburg Institute  features in The Art Newspaper’s (print edition) review of the Festschrift in honour of Jennifer Montagu ‘The Eternal Baroque’. Dr Montagu is an Honorary Fellow of the Warburg Institute (and Lady Margret Hall, Oxford University), and was from 1971 to 1991, curator of the Photographic Collection of The Warburg Institute. Read the full Art Newspaper article 

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