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.
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.
In 2003 the British Academy selected ‘Lucy to Language’ as its Centenary Research Project. Professor Robin Dunbar FBA, Co-Director of the Project, reports on the first phase of the research programme to unpack what it means to be human.