IES Advisory Board Member Awarded OBE

Thursday 8 January 2015
Anne Chisholm, Chair of the Royal Society of Literature and a member of the Institute's Advisory Council, has been awarded an OBE for services to literature in the New Year’s Honour List .

Applications Now Accepted for IES Summer Schools

Monday 5 January 2015
Applications are now open for the London International Palaeography Summer School (15 - 19 June 2015) and the London Rare Books School (29 June - 3 July & 6 - 10 July 2015). London International Palaeography Summer School

Distinguished Senior Research Fellow Professor Sir Brian Vickers wins 2014 Beverley Rogers Literary Award

Wednesday 22 October 2014
Professor Sir Brian Vickers , FBA, (IES distinguished senior research fellow) has won the 2014 Beverley Rogers Literary Award for an article on 17th-century playwright, Ben Jonson. This annual prize is given to the writer of the best essay in each year’s volume of the Ben Jonson Journal, a twice-a-year review devoted to the study of the playwright and ‘the culture in which his manifold literary efforts thrived’.

Applications now open for WISE: What Is Scholarly Editing?

Friday 10 October 2014
WISE: What is Scholarly Editing? is a skills development course for research students and early career researchers from any humanities discipline who are interested in or embarking on editorial projects of their own.

IES Appoints New Chair of Advisory Council

Friday 26 September 2014
The Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Chair of its Advisory Council. Professor Dinah Birch, FEA is Professor of English at the University of Liverpool and a leading authority on Victorian literature.  She is the author of Our Victorian Education (2008) and general editor of The Oxford Companion to English Literature (2009), as well as the editor of works by John Ruskin, Elizabeth Gaskell, George Eliot and Anthony Trollope.