Professor Christopher Smout FBA, Historiographer Royal in Scotland, reflects on the relations between England and Scotland following the Union of the Crowns.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 8.
Professor John Coles FBA has been working on Scandinavian rock art since the early 1990s. In April 2004 he convened a conference, jointly sponsored by the British Academy and the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities, to look at various aspects of the carvings found in north and west Europe.
Dr Neill Lochery, Director of the Centre for Israeli Studies at University College London, has been conducting research on the impact of Russian immigrants on contemporary Israeli politics. Here, he considers the degree to which they have become assimilated within Israeli society and their influence on the political agenda.
Professor Marianne Elliott FBA, Director of the Institute of Irish Studies at the University of Liverpool, discusses the legend that grew from the trial and death of Robert Emmet,
and its place in the development of Irish nationalist expression.