Professor Adam Kuper FBA discusses the history of ideas about culture, and their significance in debates about identity in Europe today.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 9.
Dr Iain R Edgar, University of Durham, recounts his findings from a research trip undertaken in 2005 to investigate the significance of dreams in a sample of Islamic cultures.
This issue of the ‘British Academy Review’ includes events and activities that took place during the academic year 2004-05. In addition there are articles derived from research that has been sponsored by the Academy through one of its many programmes in aid of scholarship.
Wells Cathedral contains one of the most substantial collections of medieval
stained glass in England. In 2004 the British Academy published, in a handsome
two-volume set, the first fully illustrated study of this exceptional glass. It forms the
next part of the British contribution to the international Corpus Vitrearum Medii
Aevi series (Catalogue of Medieval Window Glass). Author Dr Tim Ayers,
Secretary of the British CVMA committee, here discusses two particular windows.