Posts from our Fellows, researchers and staff about the humanities, social sciences and the British Academy's work.
Professor Daniel Karlin FBA on what poetry is, and what it's for.
Professor Malyn Newitt explores perspectives on cultural difference of a 17th-century Jesuit priest.
Dr Nicola Mastrorocco and Dr Arianna Ornaghi discuss the relationship between news coverage of local crime, public opinion and policing.
Professor Peter Buckley FBA explains the detail of business and management studies.
Dr Chihab El Khachab on what he learnt following the day-to-day work of Egyptian film production.
Professor David Adger FBA explains the study of linguistics.
Professor Tim Whitmarsh FBA looks at the origins of classics as an academic discipline and how it is studied in the 21st century.
Professor Nicholas Postgate FBA explains how clay tablets and archaeological remains provide a window onto the world of the ancient Near East.
How are songs and their associations transformed when presented in translation?
Dr Tim Reynolds explores the nature of Neanderthal behaviour, their culture and their social practices through evidence from the site of Shanidar cave in Iraqi Kurdistan.
The key points from our reports on understanding and addressing the COVID decade, summarised in just two minutes.
Professor Philip Rees FBA explains why the census matters.
Professor Jonardon Ganeri FBA explains the meanings and uses of philosophy, from the ancient world to the present day.
Professor Vivian Nutton FBA explains how medieval doctors coped with new epidemic diseases in the 16th century.
Professor Rana Mitter FBA explores the stories told by modern history and how they help us to make sense of the present.
Professor Mike Parker Pearson FBA discusses a newly discovered dismantled stone circle in west Wales that is believed to have been moved 230 km to Salisbury Plain and rebuilt as Stonehenge.
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