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SAS programme hopes for head start with ‘mind sourcing’

Dr Mattia Gallotti, manager of ‘The Human Mind Project’ at the School of Advanced Study, discusses the launch of the first Grand Challenges Public Consultation on the key questions in the study of the mind. Open to early-career and established researchers, and the general public, the Grand Challenge is a chance for everybody to suggest […]

Wartime propaganda that ran its own Cool Britannia

Image: © Shutterstock The Second World War has been the subject of many books, documentaries and films, creating a large popular memory of wartime campaigns such as ‘Make do and mend’ and ‘Dig for victory’. Dr Christopher Bannister, a historian at the Institute of English Studies at the School of Advanced Study, has discovered a relatively […]

Web archiving and the changing language of British Army recruitment

Image: © Shutterstock Harry Raffal, a PhD candidate at the University of Hull, studies the online development of the Ministry of Defence and the British Army. Below, he discusses elements of this work, which will feature at a Web Archiving Week hosted by the School of Advanced Study, University of London, and the British Library. In […]

The highways of culture, the pathways of the mind

Professor Manos Tsakiris, a world expert on psychology and cognitive neurosciences, introduces the interdisciplinary ‘Body and Image in Arts and Sciences (BIAS)’ project. Based at the Warburg Institute, part of the School of Advanced Study, University of London, it was launched in September 2016, thanks to a generous award from the NOMIS Foundation. Share this […]

#PotW: Defending the Nature-Culture Divide

When: Thursday 2 March 2017, 5.30 – 7.30pm Who: The Human Mind Project Where: The Court Room, First Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Speaker: Professor Maria Kronfeldner, Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Central European University Does new scientific research on development, epigenetics and gene-culture co-evolution show that nature and culture cannot be separated? And […]