The Ministry of Information (MOI) is the focus of a major AHRC-funded research project being undertaken by Professor Simon Eliot of the Institute of English Studies in collaboration with Paul Vetch of the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London.
Our expert panel will discuss the social and economic reforms that have been introduced by Cuba’s president Raul Castro. How effective have these reforms been, what obstacles have they faced, and to what extent will they enable Cuba to overcome their social and economic problems?
This event is the first in a series exploring the impact of ‘corporate power’ on human rights, part of the Human Rights Consortium’s Corporate Power and Human Rights Project. The theme of this event is ‘corporate power and information control’. Large business entities are increasingly able to set political agendas and use their financial largesse to… Continue reading #PoTW – Corporate Power and Human Rights
From Ghiberti’s development of perspective to Gombrich’s work on illusions in art, the science of perception and the arts have long been interconnected. Recent developments in neuroscience, and the emergence of ‘neuroaesthetics’ (or experimental aesthetics), are contributing new insights into our appreciation of works of art, and our aesthetic preferences. But they also raise fundamental… Continue reading #PoTW – CenSes Workshop: The Artful Brain
Looking for something a bit unusual for the weekend? Why not learn some Parkour at the Bloomsbury Festival! Parkour is an athletic discipline based around free and efficient movement through urban space. Here’s your chance to learn the basics and see Parkour athletes in training. Join the School of Advanced Study, University of London for… Continue reading Get your adrenaline rush this weekend: Parkour training at the #Bloomsbury Festival