We have a vibrant academic and student body who are often featured in the press. Many of our academics contribute to national and international radio and television shows.
Professor Richard Bourke presents at Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin
Professor Richard Bourke presents the "Abendkolloquium" at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin on 3 December 2015. Prof Bourke will present on "Edmund Burke and the Origins of Conservatism", and will discuss the paradoxical relationship between Edmund Burke and the history of conservatism.
Professor Tilli Tansey and Dr Thomas Dixon on their collaborative Witness Seminar
Dr Harun Yilmaz writes for the BBC
Dr Harun Yilmaz covers the life of Azerbaijani statesman Alimardan Topchubashov in his article for the BBC. Topchubashov was a lawyer, publisher, reformist, and a member of the Russian Imperial Duma (Parliament). After 1917, he was one of the founding fathers of Azerbaijan. Topchubashov also led the Azerbaijani diplomatic mission at the Paris Peace Conference.
Professor Christina von Hodenberg presents at the Hans Bredow Institute
Professor Quentin Skinner publishes a book with new perspectives on Shakespeare
In Forensic Shakespeare, Professor Quentin Skinner makes the case that Shakespeare draws on classical theories of judicial rhetoric, and that this accounts for certain distinctive features of his vocabulary, as well as explaining why certain scenes follow a recurrent pattern.He also expands our understanding of Shakespeare’s reading by demonstrating his intimate knowledge of several rhetorical texts.