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).
On 2 November 2011 contributors to the volume ‘End of Empire and the English Novel since
1945’ explored the history of post-war England through their readings of a range of writers
and genres. Professor Susheila Nasta, a respondent in the discussion, raised the question of
why there still remains an inability in much post-war English fiction to imaginatively engage
directly with the realities of migration, decolonisation, immigration, and cultural co-existence.
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.
Andrew Millie is Professor of Criminology, Edge Hill University, and Dr Karen Bullock is a Lecturer in Criminology, University of Surrey. A conference on ‘Policing in a time of contraction and constraint: Re-imagining the role and function of contemporary policing’ was held at the British Academy on 27 September 2011.