The British Academy is publishing a volume of ‘Facsimiles of English Episcopal Acta, 1085-
1305’. The author, Dr Martin Brett, explains why it is so important to make available
images of these administrative documents.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 17 (March 2011).
In the inaugural Anglo-German Foundation Lecture delivered at the British Academy on 25 January 2011, Sir Tony Atkinson FBA considered the evolution of social policy in Europe, and its impact on inequality, poverty, social exclusion and well-being. In this extract, he discusses the development of new means to assess well-being in the future.
Professor Tarani Chandola, the author of a recent British Academy Policy Centre report, describes how stress at work has increased during the recession.
In 2005 the Academy published the 30th in its ambitious series of volumes containing the texts of all English episcopal acta to survive for the period between the Norman Conquest and the emergence of bishops’ registers during the course of the thirteenth century. Professor Barrie Dobson FBA, current Chairman of the English Episcopal Acta editorial committee, reviews the progress of this enterprise and indicates its importance for all branches of medieval studies.