National Bibliographical Partnership: RILM-UK and the Institute of Musical Research

Saturday 7 June 2008
School of Advanced Study
Following a three-year research grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to bring references to UK publications up to date, the RILM-UK team at the University of Nottingham is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Institute of Musical Research from 1 May 2008. The new framework enables the project to be funded indefinitely and ensures that UK research will remain up to date in RILM International for the foreseeable future.

New Director of the Institute for the Study of the Americas

Friday 23 May 2008
School of Advanced Study
The Vice-Chancellor has announced that Professor Maxine Molyneux has been appointed as Director of the Institute for the Study of the Americas with effect from 1 September.

New Director at the Institute of Historical Research

Thursday 8 May 2008
School of Advanced Study
PRESS RELEASEIHR/03/08 Date issued: 7th May, 2008For immediate release ANNOUNCEMENT 1 May 2008 The Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Director, Professor Miles Taylor from 1 October 2008. Professor Taylor is currently Professor of Modern History and Head of Department of History at the University of York, and is a specialist in the Victorian period. He replaces Professor David Bates who left the Institute after four and half years in mid-March.

University of London Research fellowships in humanities and social sciences in 2009

Monday 5 May 2008
School of Advanced Study
School of Advanced Study increases value of fellowships Apply now for research fellowships in humanities and social sciences in 2009 The School of Advanced Study research fellowships, which have been increased in value to £7,500, provide University of London staff relief from teaching and administration for a period of dedicated research time. The money is paid to the University of London College or Department to help with the buy-out of teaching.

Public History Conference, Liverpool, 10-12 April 2008

Thursday 27 March 2008
School of Advanced Study
Registration is now open for the conference ‘PUBLIC HISTORY’, organised by the Institute of Historical Research, University of London; University of Liverpool; and National Museums Liverpool.  This is the annual winter conference of the IHR, 2008. Conference website:

Professor Brian Vickers awarded Knighthood

Monday 7 January 2008
School of Advanced Study
Date released 7 January 2008 School Fellow, Professor Brian Vickers , has been recognised by the Queen in the New Year Honours List for services to literary scholarship. 

Bloomsbury Festival debate voices concern for London’s future

Monday 8 October 2007
School of Advanced Study
For the second year running, the streets and buildings of Bloomsbury will come alive from 19th-21st October with a host of events and activities from the area’s creative, educational, and charitable organisations. Following the success of last year, the 2007 Festival will offer a superb programme packed with music, dance, theatre, film, photography, literature and debate.