About us

Talking Humanities is a blog from the School of Advanced Study (SAS), University of London. SAS is the UK’s national centre for the promotion and facilitation of research in the humanities. SAS brings together the specialised scholarship and resources of 8 prestigious research institutes in Bloomsbury to provide an unrivalled scholarly environment dedicated to the support, evaluation and pursuit of research which is accessible to all higher education institutions in the UK and the rest of the world.

Its 8 institutes, many of which have long and distinguished histories, are: