Pick of the week: Brazilian Diaries with Michael Palin and Alan Charlton – 5 Feb

The John Brooks Memorial Lecture Brazilian Diaries Michael Palin, CBE, FRGS in conversation with Alan Charlton CMG CVO When: Thursday 5 February 2015 18.00 – 19.30 Where: The Beveridge Hall Ground floor, Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU All welcome. RSVP: olga.jimenez@sas.ac.uk Michael Palin established his reputation with Monty Python’s Flying Circus and Ripping Yarns. His work also includes… Continue reading Pick of the week: Brazilian Diaries with Michael Palin and Alan Charlton – 5 Feb

#PotW: The afterlife of Cicero – 7-8 May

A conference organised by the Warburg Institute, the Institute of Classical Studies and UCL. The conference will be held at the Warburg Institute. The conference will explore the impact of Cicero’s writings and personality on intellectual and cultural history, on the visual arts, philosophy, politics, rhetoric and literature. Since so much of Cicero’s writings is extant,… Continue reading #PotW: The afterlife of Cicero – 7-8 May

Beyond the digital humanities

On 5 May, the School of Advanced Study (SAS) is hosting ‘Beyond the Digital Humanities’, the final in a series of important events on the future of digital humanities organised by the European Science Foundation (ESF) research network NeDiMAH (Network for Digital Methods in the Arts and Humanities). It will be chaired by Professor Lorna Hughes (below… Continue reading Beyond the digital humanities

#PotW: Legally navigating academic blogging and social media – 29 April

This month at the Social Scholar seminar we will be joined by Dr Judith Townend who will be looking at social media and legal concerns. Here a little information by Judith about what can be expected: “While social media tools are fantastically liberating for academic communication, users need to be aware of the legal and ethical… Continue reading #PotW: Legally navigating academic blogging and social media – 29 April

Legally navigating academic blogging and social media (Social Scholar – 29 April 2015)

This month at the Social Scholar seminar we will be joined by Dr Judith Townend who will be looking at social media and legal concerns. For full details check out our Event Page. Title: Legally navigating academic blogging and social media Speaker: Dr Judith Townend (SAS) Time: Wednesday 29 April 2015, 1pm-2pm Location: Room 246 (Senate House) As per  usual we… Continue reading Legally navigating academic blogging and social media (Social Scholar – 29 April 2015)

Introducing the SAS theme for Being Human 2015 – Hidden and Revealed

Working in the humanities means uncovering fascinating secrets and stories. It means challenging received ideas, and finding new perspectives on histories, cultures and languages. It means working with archives and collections, and gaining access to places, ideas and knowledge that are often off-limits and ‘hidden’ for the vast majority of people. In 2015, we want… Continue reading Introducing the SAS theme for Being Human 2015 – Hidden and Revealed