SAS in the media

Dr Sue Onslow presents essay on BBC Radio 3

Monday 10 March 2014
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Dr Sue Onslow , senior research fellow at the  Institute of Commonwealth Studies , has presented an essay on BBC 3 Radio's The Essay show, which coincided with Commonwealth Day. Sue looked at the history of the Commonwealth and its web of committees and forums. Listen to the essay on the BBC Radio 3 website

Being Human festival mentioned in Times Higher Education magazine

Thursday 20 February 2014
School of Advanced Study
The funding call for Being Human festival 2014 has received a small mention on page 15 of this week's  THE magazine (20-26 Feb 2014, issue no 2,140). The festival will take place from 15-23 November, with funding on offer for events ranging from talks, debates, and exhibitions, to installations and hackathons.

Prof Colin Blakemore guest on BBC Radio Oxford's Bill Heine show

Monday 17 February 2014
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Colin Blakemore , Director of the Institute of Philosophy's Centre for the Study of the Senses, was a guest on Sunday's Bill Heine show on BBC Radio Oxford. The interview was ahead of Colin's evening at the BAFTAS with nominated documentary Tim's Vermeer . Listen to the programme on the BBC website  (43.50).

New IHR project 'Digging into Linked Parliamentary Data' discussed on

Thursday 13 February 2014
Institute of Historical Research
The Institute of Historical Research has recently won a share of more than £3m worth of grant funding for its project 'Digging into Linked Parliamentary Data.'  Dr Jane Winters, reader in digital humanities at the Institute, and one of the project’s principal investigators, has spoken to about the project's aims. Read the interview on the website

Prof Charles Burnett presents essay on BBC Radio 3

Wednesday 12 February 2014
Warburg Institute
Professor Charles Burnett from The Warburg Institute talked about the ideas of the philosopher, Ibn Rushd - also widely known as Averroes – on Tuesday evening. Ibn Rushd was born in Cordoba in the twelfth century and was prolific in his studies which were wide ranging. Some of his ideas were seen as controversial among Muslim scholars and he has been called the founding father of secular thought in Western Europe. Listen to the essay on the BBC Radio 3 website.

Prof Colin Blakemore interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Start of the Week

Monday 10 February 2014
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Colin Blakemore, Director of the Institute of Philosophy 's Centre for the Study of the Senses, was interviewed on this morning's BBC Radio 4 programme Start of the Week about his work on the BAFTA-nominated documentary  Tim’s Vermeer . He was joined by Irving Finkel, Harry Collins, and Hattie Naylor in a discussion about the role of the expert. Listen to the programme on the BBC Radio 4 website  (19.30).

Dr Karina Urbach featured on BBC Two's 'Royal Cousins at War' documentary

Thursday 6 February 2014
Institute of Historical Research
Dr Karina Urbach of the Institute of Historical Research   was a guest on last night's BBC Two documentary 'Royal Cousins at War'. The programme examines what impact the relationships between cousins Nicholas II of Russia, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and George V of the United Kingdom had on the outbreak of the First World War.  Find out more about the programme and watch online Read a related article on the Daily Mail website