All posts filed under: Interviews

Can arts and culture boost the nation’s health?

Dr Daisy Fancourt (above), an early-career scientist, talks about her research which focuses on the effects of arts participation on health, the use of the arts within clinical settings, and the psychosocial impact of cultural engagement at an individual and public health level. She is one of the ten 2017 New Generation Thinkers whose research […]

An interview with Dr Elizabeth Savage

Dr Elizabeth Savage is British Academy postdoctoral fellow and lecturer in book history and communications at the Institute of English Studies (IES), a member of the University of London’s School of Advanced Study. In 2016, she won the Wolfgang Ratjen Award for distinguished research in the field of graphic art, and Printing Colour 1400-1700: Histories, […]

Children’s voices at the heart of research on childhood adversity

Image © Depositphotos.com/lenanet Dr Lucy Bowes, associate professor in the department of experimental psychology, Dr Siân Pooley, associate professor in the faculty of history, and PhD students Michelle Degli Esposti (experimental psychology) and Jono Taylor (history), discuss their interdisciplinary research project, based at the University of Oxford. This examines how (and how far) people who […]

The Ethiopic Ocean: a Brazilian point of view

Marília Arantes Moreira, a research student at the School of Advanced Study’s Institute of Latin American Studies, recently met up with Brazilian historian Luiz Felipe de Alencastro in a Paris café to discuss his latest article, The Ethiopic Ocean – History and Historiography 1600−1975. With the headquarters of Oscar Niemeyer’s French Communist Party in the background, […]