SAS in the media

Being Human in the Spectator

Wednesday 9 December 2015
School of Advanced Study
The School's Being Human festival, which ran from 12 to 22 November, is highlighted in a Spectator article about the University of Nottingham’s ‘But I know this city’ festival event, which included community performances of B.S. Johnson’s 1969 novel, The Unfortunates .

Small states facing a slide to catastrophe says Sir Ronald Sanders

Wednesday 9 December 2015
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Sir Ronald Sanders , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), tells Caribbean Now that Paris’s recent climate change conference will only be judged a success for small states if a global warming limit of no more than 1.5°C is agreed, and industrialised nations commit to provide financing for adaptation and mitigation.

IALS in the media

Wednesday 9 December 2015
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies was mentioned in a Diritto24 article (in Italian) about its alumnus Vittorio Cerulli Irelli, the new manager of the Italian law firm Trevisan & Cuonzo’s Rome office.

Professor James Manor in the Telegraph India

Thursday 3 December 2015
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
James Manor , emeritus professor of Commonwealth studies and senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), is quoted in a Telegraph India article which focuses on Professor Manor’s recent ‘India's states: the struggle to govern’ lecture, a precursor to the 2016–17 Asian Development Research Institute silver jubilee celebrations. The story also ran in the Calcutta Telegraph .

Commonwealth Oral Histories Project highlighted in The Times

Thursday 3 December 2015
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Material from the Institute of Commonwealth Studies (ICWS) Commonwealth Oral Histories Project’s interview with Bob Hawke, the former Australian prime minister, features in a Times [behind a paywall] story confirming Prince Charles’s succession as head of the Commonwealth. The article quotes the former prime saying he believes the personality of the Queen was one of the main factors that had held the Commonwealth together and 'if Charles were there, whether there'd be the same sort of cement is very questionable, I think.'

IMLR's 'global reach of La Rioja: literature and wine' in the media

Thursday 3 December 2015
Institute of Modern Languages Research
The global reach of La Rioja: literature and wine, an Institute of Modern Languages Research ( IMLR ) event celebrating the literature and wine of the La Rioja region is highlighted in the Spanish media. The La Rioja article quotes two of the event’s speakers, renowned Spanish novelist Andrés Pascual and Gonzalo Capellán, historian and education counsellor at the Spanish Embassy.

‘Universities and counter-terrorism: PREVENT in practice’ conference fuels debate in the media

Thursday 3 December 2015
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
The Prevent conference held last month by the Institutes of Advanced Legal Studies and Commonwealth Studies (IALS/ICWS), with support from the University of London, features in a Daily Mail article on free speech titled, ‘Universities “dominated by left wing hate mobs”’. The story was picked up by The Times [print edition] and republished in USA-UK Online and UK Nigeria Online .

History repeats itself

Tuesday 1 December 2015
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies ( IALS ) is highlighted in the 100th issue of Litigation Funding (print edition). The article ‘History repeats itself’ discusses changes in legal practice and the working party set up by IALS to look at the ethics of no win, no fee funding.

Guyana backs ICWS senior researcher for Commonwealth secretary-general post

Tuesday 24 November 2015
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Sir Ronald Sanders , Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ) senior research fellow and a candidate for the Commonwealth secretary-general post, features in a Guyana Chronicle story which confirms ‘Guyana will be throwing its full support behind [him]’ for the position.

Professor Andrew Hussey comments on the Paris attacks

Tuesday 24 November 2015
School of Advanced Study
Professor Andrew Hussey , director of the Centre for Postcolonial Studies, discusses his boo k, ‘Insurrections en France ’, on TV5 Monde and Radio Notre Dame (both in French), Paris’ Saint-Dennis neighbourhood on NPR USA and about Jihadism in France in De Volkskrant (in Dutch and behind a paywall).

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