Image: White rhino in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa © Keith Somerville Professor Keith Somerville applauds South Africa’s war against rhino poachers, but cautions against complacency.
How will our stories be found and our lives remembered in the future? And how might our stories connect with those who’ve gone before? Naomi Wells invites Latin Americans in the UK to explore these questions through the physical and online collections of the British Library as part of Being Human, the School of Advanced […]
When: Thursday 26 October, 5.30-7pm Who: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Where: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR Diamond Ashiagbor, professor of law and director of research at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, will deliver her inaugural lecture, examining regions, market building, and labour law in the European Union and the African […]
Photo courtesy Roger Gaskell Rare Books: ‘Filippo Arena (1708–1789), La natura, e coltura de’ fiori (Palermo: A. Felicella, 1767–68), 3 volumes 4to, Tab. 9.’ It’s not just digital images that are being uploaded and catalogued by the gigabyte on the internet. Their very means of production – from cut woodblocks to engraved metal plates and lithographic stones – are […]
When: Tuesday 11 April 4 – 6pm Who: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Where: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR Professor John Spencer is a Professor of Law (emeritus) at the University of Cambridge, former Director of the Cambridge University Centre for European Legal Studies and President of the UK European Criminal Law Association. […]
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.