Dr Anastasia Kavada is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty
of Media, Arts & Design, at the University of Westminster.
She was awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 26 (Summer 2015).
John Gordon investigates what makes shared reading so powerful.
In his address to the Annual General Meeting on
16 July 2015, Lord Stern of Brentford presented the
case for continued investment in the humanities and
social sciences. This article is an edited version of that