Posts from our Fellows, researchers and staff about the humanities, social sciences and the British Academy's work.
Dr Beryl Pong on her research into artistic interpretations of drones.
Dr Rachel Bynoe explains her underwater archaeological research and how it fits in with recent discoveries that have begun to re-write the story of early human occupation in northern Europe.
Read an extract from the 2021 British Academy Book Prize-nominated "Waves Across the South", a retelling of indigenous creativity, agency and resistance in the face of unprecedented globalisation and violence.
Read an extract from the 2021 British Academy Book Prize-nominated "Neither Settler Nor Native", a radical argument that the nation-state was born of colonialism and a call to rethink political violence and reimagine political community beyond majorities and minorities.
Read an extract from the 2021 British Academy Book Prize-nominated "Islands of Abandonment", an exploration of what happens when nature is allowed to reclaim its place.
Read an extract from the 2021 British Academy Book Prize-nominated "Begin Again", an unflinching engagement with the writing of James Baldwin and a searing indictment of racial injustice in America.
Dr Micaela Langellotti and Professor Dominic Rathbone on their research into ancient villages.
Helena Hollis and Sir Alan Wilson FBA on how AI can be used to create a future of "good work".
Do our levels of risk aversion change as the week goes on? Dr Rob Jenkins investigates.
Professor Sir David Cannadine PBA addresses this year's graduates.
Dr Mary Kelly and Dr Ceren Özpınar discuss postcolonial art history.
Dr Ana Aznar, Dr Harriet R. Tenenbaum and Dr Sophie Russell examine whether moral disgust is socially learnt.
What was it, historically, that led Western European nations down a more secularised path?
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.
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