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Reflections

In this series post, Dr Simon Franklin, Senior Lecturer and IHSS Fellow 2019-2022 reflects on his time at the IHSS over the past three years, research projects on the economics of cities and how the IHSS has provided him with a space to develop new ideas. 

Reflections (3)
8 November 2022

In this series, some of the inaugural Queen Mary Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences fellows reflect on their time at the IHSS over the past three years. In summer 2022 a second cohort of Lecturers and IHSS Fellows have joined the growing intellectual community at the heart of the IHSS. Today’s post is by Dr Simon Franklin, Senior Lecturer in the School of Economics and Finance.

Five Questions with Paul Heritage, Professor of Drama and Performance & Director of People’s Palace Projects
4 October 2022

In this series we are asking some of our Humanities and Social Sciences faculty what they are working on, thinking about, and reading. In his fifth interview Professor Simon Reid-Henry talks to Professor of Drama and Performance & Director of People’s Palace Projects Paul Heritage about the interaction of research and cultural action, the role of arts and culture in academic life and learning from the viruses.

Reflections (2)
8 August 2022

In this series, some of the inaugural Queen Mary Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences fellows reflect on their time at the IHSS over the past three years. In summer 2022 a second cohort of Lecturers and IHSS Fellows have joined the growing intellectual community at the heart of the IHSS. Today’s post is by Dr Hannah Williams, Senior Lecturer in the History of Art.

Five Questions with Parvati Nair, Professor of Hispanic, Cultural and Migration Studies
26 June 2022

In this series we are asking some of our Humanities and Social Sciences faculty what they are working on, thinking about, and reading. In his fourth interview Professor Simon Reid-Henry talks to Professor of Hispanic, Cultural and Migration Studies Parvati Nair about migration, photography and poetry.

Reflections (1)
18 May 2022

In the first of a new series, some of the inaugural Queen Mary Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences fellows reflect on their time at the IHSS over the past three years. In summer 2022 a second cohort of Lecturers and IHSS Fellows will be joining the growing intellectual community at the heart of the IHSS. Today’s post is by Dr Will Bowers, Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Thought.

IHSS Strategic Lecturers 2022-2025
13 May 2022

New cohort of IHSS Strategic Lecturers are joining in August 2022

New Research Programmes at the IHSS
9 May 2022

The IHSS is committing to support up to 4 new Research Programmes within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Latin American Decolonial Feminisms at Queen Mary: challenges and opportunities
5 May 2022

Dr Valentina Aparicio (School of English and Drama, Queen Mary University of London) reflects on the recent IHSS Workshop on Latin American Decolonial Feminisms. She discusses some of the main takeaways of this event.

Reading Early Modern Recipes in a Digital Age - Call for Papers
4 May 2022

In this online interdisciplinary workshop funded by the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences at Queen Mary University of London, we want to discuss the overlap between scholarship, making food, and making media. And then we want to actually make some food and media!

Global Professorial Fellows
12 April 2022

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences launches Global Professorial Fellows scheme

Care for Plants
15 March 2022

In this IHSS blog, Dr Giulia Carabelli (School of Politics and International Relations) discusses her ongoing research on houseplant-human relationships during the Covid-19 pandemic.

British Academy Innovation Fellowship award
15 March 2022

Dr Andy Russell, Lecturer in Environmental Science at the School of Geography and a member of IHSS Climate Emergency Working Group has been awarded a British Academy Innovation Fellowship.

 

Early Career Workshop Funding Awards 2021-22
28 November 2021

The IHSS Early Career Workshop Funding scheme provides funding for the organisation of workshops with a cross-disciplinary dimension, led by Early Career Researchers across the Faculty.  

New cohort of lecturers
26 November 2021

In 2022 the IHSS will welcome a new cohort of lecturers to the Queen Mary. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) is currently recruiting to 25 new lecturer and senior lecturer positions across the HSS. 

'Spaces of Solitude' episode on 'The Mind' won a podcast award
22 November 2021

'Spaces of Solitude' episode on 'The Mind' has just won Silver in the Lovie Internet Awards 'best individual episode' category

"Rethinking Childhood Studies" series events
23 July 2021

The ‘Rethinking Childhood Studies’ series saw leading experts from a range of disciplinary backgrounds –  Simon Sleight, Marah Gubar and Rachel Rosen –  engaged in wide-ranging conversations with QM colleagues and members of the Centre for Childhood Cultures. It was an important opportunity to take stock and look ahead at what research on (and with) children and childhood can become – in the light of technological and methodological developments and in response to urgent imperatives to decolonise, globalise, and reframe.

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