The Human Mind Project launches today ( 12 December 2013) with a FREE public evening panel session held at Senate House, London. The project seeks to co-ordinate an international effort to define the major intellectual challenges in understanding the nature and significance of the human mind. Central to its success is collaboration across conventional disciplinary… Continue reading The Human Mind Project Interviews: Ziauddin Sardar
In our previous post about the Ministry of Information (see here) we noted that the ‘exigencies of war’ alongside the occupation of Senate House by the Ministry caused various problems for the University of London. One of these was a question over what to do with the libraries. In the lead up to this year’s… Continue reading From the archives: What to do with the libraries?
“to evoke a wind that blows through Senate House library, opening books and prompting unexpected stories” ————————————————————————————————————————- This year’s Bloomsbury festival contains a whole raft of events focused on what are, perhaps, the archetypal Bloomsbury institutions: libraries, museums, and archives. Indeed there is something every day from the Tuesday (15th October) right through to the… Continue reading Literature at #BloomsburyFest 2013: Libraries, Museums, and Archives
In the run-up to #BloomsburyFest 2013, we are sharing a series of blog posts offering a sneak peak at this year’s line-up of performances, events, talks and workshops hosted by the School of Advanced Study. In this post we introduce Mike Falkner and Matthias Kispert from D-fuse, an art collaborative working to discuss environmental issues through light and… Continue reading The #BloomsburyFest 2013 interviews: Mike Falkner and Matthias Kispert, D-fuse
“Buried deep down below the Russell Square car park in the Deller Hall is a special event put on by the Institute of Commonwealth Studies/Human Rights Consortium in collaboration with Dfuse. Together they will be exhibiting a rather different presentation of the controversial topic of fracking and oil extraction. “ A significant thread throughout the… Continue reading Human rights, refugees and environmental issues at #BloomsburyFest 2013