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 […]
Ahead of July’s Playing with Prose workshop, actor Jack Tarlton discusses his first experience of running a virtual theatre workshop as the world went into lockdown – and reflects on the ways on which it connected students around the world.
Dr Ainhoa Montoya, a lecturer at the Institute of Latin American Studies, and international lawyer and researcher, Constanza Pauchulo, report on a project that created a database of legal actions relating to mining conflicts in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.
Courts have increasingly become the locus of environmental disputes. Dr Ainhoa Montoya looks at one such case, which occurred in El Salvador, where resource extraction has preoccupied many of its citizens for more than a decade.
Dr María Soledad Montañez, a research fellow in community at the School of Advanced Study (SAS), outlines a new initiative in support of London’s Latin American community, which links several programmes prioritising collaboration, partnership and strategic change.
Dr Constantin Stefanou, director of the Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, provides an overview of ‘On the Move’. This ambitious collaborative project is designed to address a range of issues related to free movement throughout the European Union.
Lisa Davies introduces Law PORT and its collection of online training resources. It is the latest addition to the School of Advanced Study’s platform for Postgraduate Online Research Training (PORT).
Image: © Saira Awan – family lives of residents on the Gascoigne Estate taken for London’s Open Estate Festival Want to see what your street was like 300 years ago, or discover the location of ancient remains in places you pass through every day? What about sharing the stories of people and places you know? Layers […]
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 […]
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 […]