SAS in the media

Warburg ‘dedicated to the survival of antiquity’

Thursday 9 November 2017
Warburg Institute
The Warburg Institute is name-checked in a Scoop review of The Expatriates . The book tells the history of four ‘extraordinary’ New Zealanders including Joe Trapp, whose story ‘mostly unfolds through his association with the Warburg Institute in London, an organisation dedicated to the survival of antiquity and “its influence on culture in all its forms’’’. The institute is also mentioned in an  ABC Australia   article entitled 'The University is dead, long live the academy! Reflections on the future of knowledge'. 

Professor Churchwell on the Letters of Sylvia Plath

Wednesday 8 November 2017
School of Advanced Study
Professor Sarah Churchwell , public engagement chair and professorial fellow in American literature at the Institute of English Studies ( IES ), reviews volume one of Letters of Sylvia Plath for the Guardian .

Being Human 2017 garners media attention

Wednesday 8 November 2017
School of Advanced Study
The School’s nine-day Being Human festival of the humanities (17–25 November), features on BBC News , ITV News , in The Voice Newspaper , North East Connect , IanVisits and The Brighton Magazine .

Women in the UK architecture profession

Tuesday 7 November 2017
Institute of Historical Research
Dr Lynne Walker , senior research fellow at the Institute of Historical Research ( IHR ), is name checked in an E-Architect article entitled ‘Women in the UK architecture profession’. The report highlights Dr Walker’s role in an exhibition by the Architectural Association School (AA) documenting the AA’s graduates from 1917 to 2017.

Black Tudors: 60 seconds with Miranda Kaufmann

Tuesday 7 November 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Ahead of her talk at November's York History Weekend Dr Miranda Kaufmann , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), gives BBC History Magazine a preview of what audiences can look forward to.

Professor Melber on Namibian politics and the UN’s first mandate for Congo peacekeeping

Tuesday 7 November 2017
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor Henning Melber , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), discusses Namibian politics and the race for the South West Africa People's Organisation (Swapo) presidency in The Namibian . Meanwhile, in the Journal of African Security , he analyses the UN’s first mandate for peacekeeping in the Congo in an article entitled de ‘Mission Impossible: Hammarskjöld and the UN Mandate for the Congo (1960–1961)’.

Professor Sherman interviewed by La Stampa

Sunday 5 November 2017
Warburg Institute
Professor Bill Sherman, director of the Warburg Institute , features in the Italian publication, La Stampa . In a question-and-answer-style article he details why he left the V&A, what’s so special about Warburg, and what his new job involves. An English version of the interview is available here .

Evolution of a town

Wednesday 1 November 2017
Institute of Classical Studies
Professor Greg Woolf , director of the Institute of Classical Studies ( ICS ), traces the early phases of Roman urbanisation in southern Gaul in the November/December edition of Archaeology Magazine (print). Subscription is needed to read the article headlined ‘Evolution of a town’. 

Being Human 2017 festival

Wednesday 1 November 2017
School of Advanced Study
The School of Advanced Study’s Being Human festival of the humanities is highlighted in the print editions of The Bristol Magazine’s ‘What’s on in November’ spread, and the Reading Chronicle . The latter focuses on the University of Reading’s talks and exhibitions about young evacuees during World War Two, while the former details the University of the West of England’s ‘Looking for Archie: Cary Grant walking tour’, which will retrace the Hollywood star’s hometown haunts and uncover Bristol’s hidden cinema history.

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