As the world goes on lockdown Rose de Lara, projects and communications officer for the School of Advanced Study’s Being Human Festival, explores various ways to enjoy the humanities at home.
Dr Daisy Fancourt (above), an early-career scientist, talks about her research which focuses on the effects of arts participation on health, the use of the arts within clinical settings, and the psychosocial impact of cultural engagement at an individual and public health level. She is one of the ten 2017 New Generation Thinkers whose research […]
Are the humanities in crisis? Professor Rick Rylance, director of the Institute of English Studies at the University of London’s School of Advanced Study, discusses the intricacies of the current climate around the humanities, laying out the hopes and fears of those working in the field and placing them in context and perspective.
Dr Barnaby Dicker (Visiting Tutor in Critical and Historical Studies) and Dr Marquard Smith (Research Leader and Head of Doctoral Studies) of School of Humanities, Royal College of Art, London write about their innovative Being Human festival project.
By Professor Barry C. Smith What do you think of when someone tells you that they’re a scientist or an artist? You probably don’t know exactly what they do – there is huge variety in the arts and the sciences – but you have a rough idea. Compare this with someone telling you that they […]
Tomorrow (Friday 2 May 2014) Senate House will host an exciting 2-day interdisciplinary conference on the interrelation between the imagination of the future, memory and the future of memory. In this guest post Emanuela Patti (IMLR) talks about the forthcoming conference. The Memories of the Future conference is about to start. Utopian visions of the […]
Project Dissemination: As the Bloomsbury Festival in a Box Project moves towards its dissemination stages, we are opening up the ‘archives of engagement’ that have developed over the course of the project via a number of outlets. The first of these is a knowledge share day at the School of Advanced Study, which will bring together leading practitioners […]