SAS in the media

Professor Churchwell on 'The Great Gatsby'

Thursday 14 January 2021
School of Advanced Study
Professor Sarah Churchwell , public engagement chair at the School of Advanced Study and American literature professorial fellow at the Institute of English Studies ( IES ), discusses, on BBC Radio 4 ,  The Great Gatsby , F Scott Fitzgerald’s finest novel, published in 1925, one of the great American novels of the  20th century. 

or, The Whale

Sunday 10 January 2021
Institute of English Studies
Dr Christopher Oghe , lecturer in digital approaches to literature at the Institute of English Studies ( IES ), discusses his favourite editions of Moby Dick , Herman Melville’s literary classic, in the British Library American Collections blog ‘ or, The Whale ’.

Professor Smith on how leftovers absorb flavours and the long-term impact of loss of taste and smell

Saturday 26 December 2020
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Barry Smith , director of the Institute of Philosophy ( IP ), provides tips for using up leftovers and explains how they absorb flavours on BBC Radio 4’s The Kitchen Cabinet Boxing Day show. Meanwhile, in a podcast for Foodmatters.co.uk , he, in his roles as founder of IP’s Centre for the Study of the Senses ( CenSes ) and UK lead for a research group studying the long-term impact of loss of taste and smell in Covid-19 sufferers, provides insights including how the affected can get help.

Professor Hussey on France's secularist ideals

Monday 21 December 2020
School of Advanced Study
Paris-based cultural historian Professor Andrew Hussey looks at the devastating fault lines that have emerged during 2020 in France’s secularist ideals in BBC Radio 4’s Start the Week discussion, ‘ Thomas Becket and the rift between church and state ’.

Why SAGE needs to hear from the humanities

Friday 11 December 2020
Institute of Philosophy
Professor Barry Smith , director of the Institute of Philosophy ( IP ) at the University of London's School of Advanced Study, argues in a Wonkhe article that In seeking scientific advice, governments tend to underestimate the role of morality, culture and story in shaping perceptions and behaviour - to all our cost.

Post-Brexit Britain must do better than ‘doomed’ Mali deployment

Monday 7 December 2020
Institute of Historical Research
Joe Gazeley , a Scouloudi Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research ( IHR ), reports on a recent All Party Parliamentary Group on Africa briefing on the Sahel Crisis in a Politics.co.uk article entitled ‘ Post-Brexit Britain must do better than ‘doomed’ Mali deployment ’. The story has been picked up by London Tribune .

Kent LLM student shares his experience of presenting at the Information Law and Policy Centre's annual conference

Monday 30 November 2020
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
The Information Law and Policy Centre’s ( ILPC) annual conference on ‘AI and the rule of law: regulation and ethics’ has been commended by a Kent Law School LLM student for helping him grow his network and develop his professional and academic skills. Read his blog post here . ILPC is based at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies ( IALS ), School of Advanced Study, University of London.

Professor Churchwell features in CounterPunch article

Monday 30 November 2020
School of Advanced Study
Material from Guardian and New York Review of Books articles by Professor Sarah Churchwell , public engagement chair at the School of Advanced Study and American literature professorial fellow at its Institute of English Studies, has been used in a CounterPunch report about the legacy of outgoing US president, Donald Trump.

Professor Murphy comments on Prince Charles

Monday 30 November 2020
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor Philip Murphy , director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), in quoted in the Daily Express story, ‘ Prince Charles to carve out “new role” as he fights to become “accepted” in Royal family ’, which highlights the negative portrayal of Prince Charles in the fourth series of the historical drama, The Crown , that has sparked fears Charles may not be accepted as the next monarch.

Professor Melber on Namibia’s elections

Monday 30 November 2020
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Professor Henning Melber , senior research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies ( ICWS ), comments on Namibia’s regional and communal elections in Neues Deutschland (in German).

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