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The UK's national centre for the support and promotion of world-leading research in the humanities, offering University of London MA, MRes, LLM, MPhil, and PhD programmes 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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IMR LogoInstitute of Musical Research archive 2006-2015


This is an archive website for the Institute of Musical Research at the School of Advanced Study, University of London (2006-15).

For current events at the Institute of Musical Research, Royal Holloway University of London, please click here

For the audiovideo archive, please click here

Judy McGregorProfessor Judy McGregor: NZ-UK Link Foundation Visiting Professor 2016

Professor McGregor is head of Auckland University of Technology’s School of Social Sciences and Public Policy and associate dean with responsibility for postgraduate studies. She will be based at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies (ICWS) from September to December 2016. More information.

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Choose from outstanding postgraduate courses in art history, Commonwealth studies, English and American literature and language, history, law, modern languages, and refugee protection and human rights. We offer University of London MA, MRes, LLM, MPhil, and PhD degrees. Find the course that's right for you.

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The School offers a range of scholarships, studentships, fellowships, and bursaries for postgraduate study.  

PODCASTS

Promoting your research

Agency, Morals & the Mind - Mattia Gallotti and Scott Atran

Scott Atran, Director of Research, CNRS; and Research Fellow at the University of Oxford discusses the 'Will to Fight; Devoted Actors and the Spiritual Dimension of Human Conflict'.  

TALKING HUMANITIES

Imagining the Guyanas and the rights of its indigenous women

Sonya Rahaman, whose heritage is part Guyanese, has long been inspired by, and curious and intrigued about South America’s only non-Latin-American countries...