Professor Keith Somerville reviews Robin Lustig’s highly personal memoir, which describes a career spanning more than 40 years, from his childhood as the son of German refugees to interviewing some of the world’s most revered and reviled leaders – from Nelson Mandela to former Bosnian Serb leader, Radovan Karadžić.
When: Thursday 22 September 2016, 6pm Who: Institute of Modern Languages Research Where: Wolfson Conference Suite, NB01/NB02, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU Professor Penny Corfield (Royal Holloway), Professor Linda Levy Peck (George Washington University), and Professor Nicholas Tyacke (UCL) reflect upon and celebrate the life and work of the late Professor Conrad Russell, […]
In the first in a series of articles about the rhino horn debate, Professor Keith Somerville reports on a fascinating research trip to look at the trade and the coming tussles at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) conference, which will be held in South Africa at […]
Professor Henning Melber, director emeritus and senior advisor of the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, reflects on the notion of solidarity and the legacy of the second United Nations secretary-general, who died in a mysterious plane crash on 18 September, 55 years ago. There were no survivors and the circumstances and cause of the tragedy, which occurred as the […]
This talk will consider how the digital environment is transforming our scholarly practices. Dr Caroline Edwards will consider how new online platforms for publishing and academic social networking are reshaping our scholarly communities, challenging traditional understandings of editing, authorship, and peer review.
Work has become a critical site for apprehending broad changes in France’s society, culture and economy and their imprint on individual and collective life. At once localised and enclosed, the workplace is also traversed by structural transformations at national and international level. The purpose of this conference is to bring together a wide range of disciplinary and critical perspectives on […]
The Institute of Commonwealth Studies is convening a seminar to discuss the complexities of Mandela’s ideology, political relationship with other liberation movements within South African society, his record as the first black President of South Africa; and his contribution to South Africa’s reintegration in the international system , after decades of ostracism. 5th December 2014 marks […]