The British Academy held its annual awards ceremony on 6 October 2011. Recipients honoured on the night included the three winners of the British Academy President’s Medal in 2011.
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Published in British Academy Review, No. 19 (January 2012).
Robert Gleave is Professor of Arabic Studies at the University of Exeter. He is the Director of the ‘Clerical Authority in Shi’i Islam’ project.
The British Academy has just published a volume of papers, ‘Free Will and Modern Science’, illustrating the present state of the debate about whether humans have free will. The volume’s editor, Professor Richard Swinburne FBA, discusses some of the issues.
Horizon 2020 will be the EU’s new programme for research and innovation running from
2014 to 2020, bringing together all EU research and innovation funding under a common
strategic framework, with a proposed budget of 80 million Euro. At an event held at the British Academy on 10 November 2011, and organised in collaboration with ALLEA (All European Academies), Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, addressed an audience of key figures representing the international social science and humanities research community from over 20 countries.