The British Academy’s Director of External Relations, Tim Brassell, reports how the Academy has been corralling evidence of the public value of the humanities and social sciences.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 16 (October 2010).
British Academy panel discussion, held on 20 September 2010. Panel discussion on The panellists will seek to appraise how different kinds of “public value” can be measured and what is at stake if there are major cuts to public investment in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Includes features on Identities. Also: Government spending. This issue shows scholarship shedding light on a range of policy and other topical issues.
In March 2010, the British Academy hosted a conference on ‘Islamic Studies in Europe’. One of the speakers, Dr Tahir Abbas, analyses the place of Islam and Muslims in British society.