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Friday 14 February 2014

  • Winner of the Trevor Reese Memorial Prize Announced

    The Institute of Commonwealth Studies is delighted to announce that the Trevor Reese Memorial Prize has been awarded to Philip J. Stern (Associate Professor of History, Duke University) for his monograph, The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British... read more

Monday 27 January 2014

  • Henry Charles Chapman Fellowship

    The biennial Henry Charles Chapman Fellowship is open for applications this year. Further information on the Fellowship is available here.  The application form and further details on the application process are available here. read more

Thursday 12 December 2013

  • Dr Onslow on Nelson Mandela & the Commonwealth

    In the wake of Madiba's passing, ICWS Fellow and spearhead of the Commonwealth Oral History Project, Dr Sue Onslow, has blogged about Mandela's favourable attitude towards the Commonwealth.  Read her blog post here.  read more

Friday 06 December 2013

  • Martin Plaut on the death of Nelson Mandela

    The death of Nelson Mandela has been greeted with an entirely understandable outpouring of grief in South Africa and across the world. But audiences must have been left with some very strange impressions of the man by the hours of commentary.  This was perhaps exemplified by an Indian... read more

Thursday 05 December 2013

  • CALL FOR PAPERS: Decolonization Workshop, March 2014

    We will be running the next Decolonization Workshop here at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies in Senate House, London, on Friday 14 March 2014. The day will run from 11.00am to 7.00pm. As on previous occasions, we aim to have three panel discussions over the course of the day,... read more

Friday 15 November 2013

  • Professor Philip Murphy talks to Scotland Tonight

    Professor Philip Murphy, Director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, was interviewed yesterday by Scotland Tonight regarding the continued relevance of the Commonwealth - a body which has come under scrutiny in light of the 2013 CHOGM being held in Sri Lanka, whose government is accused of... read more

Wednesday 13 November 2013

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