Making research accessible: encouraging global cultural understanding through writing
Sat 18 Jun 2022, 14:00 - 14:45
- Wheelchair accessible venue
- The British Academy 10-11 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AH
To mark the 10th year of the British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, formerly shortlisted authors Priyamvada Gopal and Miranda Kaufmann will join chair of judges Patrick Wright FBA, to discuss the role that writers play in making research accessible and encourage greater global cultural understanding.
Our panel is:
- Patrick Wright FBA (Chair) is Chair of Judges for the Prize. He is Emeritus Professor of Literature, History and Politics at Kings College, London and his books include The Village that Died for England, A Journey Through Ruins, and The Sea View Has Me Again: Uwe Johnson in Sheerness
- Priyamvada Gopal is a fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge. Her book Insurgent Empire: Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent was shortlisted for the prize in 2021
- Miranda Kaufmann is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, part of the School of Advanced Study at the University of London. Her book Black Tudors: The Untold Story was shortlisted for the prize in 2018
This talk is part of the British Academy’s Summer Showcase, a free festival of ideas for curious minds. Meet the researchers shaping our world.