Self-help books about depression are nothing new. Institute of English Studies fellow, Dr Karen Attar, looks at an important example that was first published in 1621.
Actor Jack Tarlton looks back on this year’s virtual theatre workshops Playing with Prose, introducing two new festive-themed plays created by participants.
In the summer and autumn of 2020, Dr Naomi Wells (Institute of Modern Languages Research), Dr Christopher Ohge (Institute of English Studies), Dr Gabriel Bodard (Institute of Classical Studies) and Jonathan Blaney (Institute of Historical Research) ran a series of digital humanities (DH) research training workshops on text encoding and data visualisation. Here, they explain the […]
Dr Karen Attar, research fellow at the Institute of English Studies, uncovers traces of Thomas Becket in the Senate House Library.
University of London master’s graduate Patrick Canagasingham is a world expert on human rights. Louise Fautley finds out what sparks his passion.
Visiting research fellow, Dr Juanita Cox, provides an update on a project exploring the importance of the Windrush generation in higher education and the complex story of Caribbean migration.
Dr Philip Carter, director of digital and publishing at the Institute of Historical Research (IHR), marks the completion of an ambitious research partnership with historians from Birkbeck and University College London to digitise and publish more than 2,500 petitions from early modern England. Available free on IHR’s British History Online, they offer remarkable insight into the […]
Law lecturers, Dr Faith Gordon, Dr Jess Mant and Dr Daniel Newman, examine how technological innovation might help law centres address the ‘justice gap’ and target advice and support for different communities during the pandemic and in the long-term.
For this year’s Being Human festival Dr Amy Kellam, an associate research fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, is hosting two events on domestic abuse (see below).
Tucked away among the treasures of Senate House Library is this ‘foundation of human progress and empowerment’, writes Dr Karen Attar.