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Obituary: Professor Helena Forsås-Scott

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Professor Helena Forsås-Scott

1945-2015

We are deeply saddened to announce the news that Professor Helena Forsås-Scott passed away on 13 July 2015 after a short illness.

SELCS Academics Receive Leverhulme Trust Research Grant

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Dr Jo Evans and Dr Breixo Viejo from the School of European Languages, Culture & Society (SELCS) have been awarded a research grant of up to £252,238 by the Leverhulme Trust to support 'Luis Buñuel: A Life in Letters'.

UCL announces senior academic promotions

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Stephen Colvin

Congratulations to all staff across the faculties of Arts & Humanities, Social & Historical Sciences and the School of Slavonic & East European Studies (SSEES) who have received senior academic, research and teaching fellow promotions in the 2014-15 round. All positions are effective 1st October 2015.

UCL rated top UK university by research strength in the REF2014

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UCL is the top-rated university in the UK for research strength in the new Research Excellence Framework 2014 published today, by a measure of average research score multiplied by staff numbers submitted.

Student Telephone Fundraisers Wanted

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Student caller and 'Jeremy Bentham'

UCL's Development & Alumni Relations Office (DARO) is looking for outgoing and reliable students to play a vital role in its highly successful fundraising campaigns.

Five UCL Early Career Researchers win CLASH Fellowships

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Five UCL Early Career Researchers have won Collaborative Learning in the Arts, Society and the Humanities (CLASH) Fellowships, alongside colleagues from KCL.

New Book Exchange Platform Launched

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UCL graduate Julia Knyazhanska has launched a new book exchange website aimed exclusively at London-based university students.

Joint Faculty Staff Win Provost's Awards for Public Engagement 2014/15

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Dr Nick Shepley receives his award from the Provost Michael Arthur

Dr Carl Sayer (UCL Geography) and Dr Nick Shepley (UCL English) have both won The Provost's Award for Public Engagement, which recognises the exceptional work UCL staff and students are doing to engage with the public in collaboration with the UCL Public Engagement Unit.

Obituary: Bob Allan

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27 March 1951 – 8 January 2015

We are greatly saddened to announce the death of Bob Allan, who passed away peacefully, at home with his family, in the early hours of 8th January 2015, at the age of 63.

Professor Susanne Kord and Professor Axel Körner win Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowships

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Professor Susanne Kord (UCL SELCS) and Professor Axel Körner (UCL History) have each been awarded a three-year Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship, beginning 1 October 2015.

Carl Gombrich attends International Symposium in Japan

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Carl Gombrich speaks at the International Symposium in Japan

Carl Gombrich, Programme Director for the Arts and Sciences BASc, was invited to speak at the 'Arts and Sciences for Global Leaders' Symposium in Tokyo on 20 November 2014.

Call for papers: Platform Ukraine

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CAll for Papers

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We invite proposals for individual papers or panels. Panels must be highly interdisciplinary based on the strict criteria adhered to by the project (see previous events for examples). Individual papers should be as multidisciplinary as possible or should use novel methodology that can be applied in other disciplines.

Call for papers: Political Discourse- Multidisciplinary Approaches

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CAll for Papers

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  • Abstract deadline: 6 March 2015
  • 250-300 words (excluding bibliography)
  • Papers will be 20 minutes in length, with 10 minutes after each paper for questions and discussion.
  • Papers encouraged from researchers working in all disciplines concerning political discourse analysis (linguistics, political science, history, translation studies).
  • Comparative papers on a variety of European and international political cultures especially welcomed.
  • Queries: to conference organisers Geraldine Horan and Michael Kranert,  politicaldiscourse2015@gmail.com.
  • Conference date: 26-27 June 2015

Stephen Hart (UCL SELCS) awarded Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship

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Stephen M. Hart, Professor of Latin American Film, Literature and Culture in the School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS), has been awarded £97,155 from the Leverhulme Trust to support a two-year Major Research Fellowship (1 October 2015 until 30 September 2017). 

New Generation Thinkers 2015: Now Open

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