The NZ-UK Link Foundation

Senate House
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The Institute of Commonwealth Studies is the only postgraduate academic institution in the United Kingdom devoted to the study of the Commonwealth. Its purpose is to promote inter-disciplinary and inter-regional research on the Commonwealth and its member nations in the fields of history, politics, economics and other social sciences, and in subjects like development, environment, health, migration, class, race, and literature. The ICS also offers a MA in Human Rights and an MSc in Globalization and development.

Venue Type:

Association or society

Opening hours

The Institute is normally open 9.30am - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Admission charges


Getting there

Nearest Tube: Russell Square

The Library is an international resource holding more than 160,000 items, with particularly impressive Caribbean, Southern African and Australian holdings and 200 archival collections. More than 150 seminars and conferences take place at ICS each year - most are open to all. Regular programmes include Caribbean Societies in Regional Context, Commonwealth History, Australian Stuides, Canadian Studies, South Asian Studies, and Human Rights.

Collection details

Archives, Social History, World Cultures

Getting there

Nearest Tube: Russell Square

The NZ-UK Link Foundation
University of London
28 Russell Square
Greater London



Email for organiser


Telephone Number for Venue

0207 862 8844


Fax number for Venue

0207 7862 8820

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