Why it’s time for a festival of the humanities

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… Continue reading Why it’s time for a festival of the humanities

Memories of the Future

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… Continue reading Memories of the Future

Festival in a Box: sharing knowledge on dementia and the arts

 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… Continue reading Festival in a Box: sharing knowledge on dementia and the arts