The British Academy President’s Medal was unveiled for the first time at the Academy’s annual awards ceremony on 25 November 2010.
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.
The British Academy series ‘Auctores Britannici Medii Aevi’ (‘Medieval British Authors’) is making available texts and translations that demonstrate Britain’s rich medieval philosophical heritage. The series Director, Professor John Marenbon FBA, explains why it is so important that such works should be edited and published today.
The 2010 Sir John Rhys Memorial Lecture formed part of the British Academy’s
‘Medieval Week’, hosted by the Royal Society of Edinburgh. In this extract,
Professor Gruffydd Aled Williams starts by describing how two medieval Welsh poets
celebrated Owain Glyndwr’s less peaceful visit to Scotland.