Insights captures the ideas and work-in-progress of the Fellows of the Institute of Advanced Study at Durham University. Up to twenty distinguished visit and work with the IAS in any academic year. They are world-class scholars who come to Durham to participate in a variety of events around a core inter-disciplinary theme or project. These themes or projects inspires a new series of Insights, and these are listed in the inside back cover of each issue.
These short papers take the form of thought experiments, summaries of research findings, theoretical statements, original reviews, and occasionally more fully worked treatises. Fellows are invited to write for this series. Volumes may span more than one theme and details which theme is covered in which volume can be viewed to the right hand side of this page. The Directors of the IAS - Veronica Strang, Nicholas Saul, Rob Barton and Chris Greenwell - also invite submissions from others involved in the themes, events and activities of the IAS. Previous editors of Insights were Professor Susan Smith (2006-2009), Professor Michael O'Neill (2009-2012),and Professor Barbara Graziosi (2012-2015). The current editor is Nicholas Saul, IAS Director of Arts and Humanities and Professor of German Literacy and Intellectual History.
Correspondence should be directed to Pauline Edmondson.