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).
On 10 November 2010, the British Academy’s International Engagement Day considered
‘The Role of Area Studies in Higher Education’. Liz Lightfoot gives a flavour of the discussion.
Professor Tarani Chandola, the author of a recent British Academy Policy Centre report, describes how stress at work has increased during the recession.
The publication of the ‘Cheshire and Lancashire’ volume of the British Academy’s ‘Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture’ brings this important series closer to completion. The Corpus has significantly increased the number of known Anglo-Saxon monuments. The General Editor, Professor Rosemary Cramp FBA, explains how the Corpus volumes have encouraged debate and set in motion new ways of assessing these sculptures. Then Professor Richard N. Bailey explains the significance of one particular stone – the Bidston hogback – featured in his ‘Cheshire and Lancashire’ volume.