Christopher Ohge appointed as faculty at the IEHD

Wednesday 8 July 2020
Christopher Ohge   has just been invited to become a core faculty member of the Institute for the Editing of Historical Documents (IEHD), which is being administered through the University of Virginia’s Center for Digital Editing and the Association for Documentary Editing. The IEHD, supported by the NHRPC (USA), has been running intensive workshops on historical editing since 1972.

Update on diversity and inclusion and IES welcomes new Postdoctoral Fellow

Monday 6 July 2020
We are delighted that Dr Sarah Pyke will be joining the Institute of English Studies in September as our TIDE Postdoctoral Fellow, developing our Toolkit for Diversity and Inclusion in English Studies (TIDE). Funded by the Convocation Trust, Sarah will be researching how the IES community has engaged with diversity and inclusion in their research and teaching.

The Society of Authors - fully funded studentship available

Tuesday 28 April 2020
Fully-funded PhD studentship at the Institute of English Studies The Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London invites applications for a fully-funded PhD studentship to begin in October 2020. The studentship forms part of the Leverhulme Trust funded project ‘The Society of Authors, 1884-1914: Professional Association and Literary Property’.   The Studentship

Statement from IES on Covid - 19

Wednesday 18 March 2020
As you may have seen from our website and our social media, the IES has taken the decision to postpone all large events and most of our research seminars scheduled to take place between now and the end of May. Senate House will close at 4pm on Friday 20 March, from this date onwards IES staff will be working from home.  

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership: Studentship applications now open

Tuesday 25 February 2020
AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership training grant: ‘Early Modern Copper Plates at the Bodleian Libraries’ The Institute of English Studies (School of Advanced Study, University of London) and the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, are pleased to announce the availability of a fully funded doctoral grant from October 2020. This studentship is funded for 3 years and 9 months (45 months) full time or part-time equivalent (with the possibility of extension for training for professional development opportunities).

Fellowships at the IES

Tuesday 11 February 2020
The Institute of English Studies welcomes applications from the Newton Fellowship scheme, and applications for its own IES Fellowship scheme. 

HOLDING the VISION: Collecting the Art of the Book In the Industrial North West

Monday 10 February 2020
HOLDING the VISION: Collecting the Art of the Book In the Industrial North West Dr Cynthia Johnston and the Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery open up the art of the book from hidden collections in the North West. 31 January- 16 May 2020   Left and Right: William Morris, The Life and Death of Jason: a poem, (Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1895), ink on paper, 300 x 220 x 43mm, the Harris Private Press Collection (Haslam bequest), the Harris Museum and Library

IES appoints new chair of Advisory Council

Friday 17 January 2020

Keele University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise Professor David Amigoni has been appointed chair of the Advisory Council for the Institute for English Studies (IES), part of the University of London's School of Advanced Study.

Three Post Doc positions open for CULTIVATE MSS Project

Monday 14 October 2019
Applications are invited for three Post-doctoral Research Fellowships as part of the ERC Consolidator Grant Project: Cultural Values and the International Trade in Medieval European Manuscripts, c. 1900-1945 (CULTIVATE MSS).