University of London plan to close Institute of English Studies condemned | Higher Education and academic research |

IES supporters launch petition against 'sudden, arbitrary and ill thought out' proposal to split some of its work between other bodies.

Academics from across the UK have condemned University of London's proposals to close its Institute of English Studies (IES) as a "direct assault" on national and international collaboration which threatens to "rip the heart out" of the biggest arts and humanities subject. (...) - by James Meikle, The Guardian, 22 May 2014