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About us

About us

All about our operations and how they support the humanities and social sciences in the UK and beyond.

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future.

About the British Academy

What we do, how we’re funded, our history and our staff

About the fellowship

Our Fellows, their work and how they are elected

About our funding schemes

What we fund and how our schemes work

About our policy work

How we contribute to debate around research, higher education and public policy

About our international work

How we foster international collaboration in the humanities and social sciences

About our events

Our events programmes and how you can take part

About our publications

Our publications programme, books, journal and the British Academy Review

About our prizes and medals

Our prestigious prizes for excellence in scholarship

About the art at the Academy

We are proud to be the custodian of a rich and varied collection of art

About our library

Search through our library catalogue online