From the archives: Senate House as The Ministry of Information

“Popular imaginings of the Ministry of Information in an Orwellian styled Ministry of Truth, however, doesn’t tell the real story nor necessarily represents the opinion of people about Senate House as home to war time news and propaganda.” A look to the past for BloomsburyFest 2013 This year’s Bloomsbury Festival takes a look back at… Continue reading From the archives: Senate House as The Ministry of Information

The Ministry of Communication at #BloomsburyFest 2013

This year’s Bloomsbury Festival revisits wartime Senate House revealing the stories, mysteries and goings-on in the ministry. We will be subverting the idea of controlling information flow and showing Senate House in its modern role as a place for communication and dialogue. Senate House will be transformed into the Ministry of Communication from October 15-20,… Continue reading The Ministry of Communication at #BloomsburyFest 2013

The #BloomsburyFest 2013 interviews: Ian Cooke, the British Library

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 Ian Cooke, who along with Sue Woods (BFI) will lead an exploration of public information… Continue reading The #BloomsburyFest 2013 interviews: Ian Cooke, the British Library

Festival highlights for #BloomsburyFest 2013

We are pleased to announce the School of Advanced Study’s programme for the Bloomsbury Festival 2013 which runs from October 15 – 20. This vibrant set of events features contributions from across the University of London and celebrates the people, places, and histories of Bloomsbury. Introducing our festival theme – Ministry of Communication Our festival… Continue reading Festival highlights for #BloomsburyFest 2013