Tuesday 18 November 2014, 5.00pm The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH
Showcase event featuring British Academy-sponsored overseas institutes
Event leaflet (PDF file)
On 18 November 2014, the British Academy hosted a
showcase event that explored ‘The Social and Economic
Benefits of Cultural Heritage’. The evening featured
presentations by some of the British Academy-sponsored
overseas institutes. This article is based on the
presentation by Professor Bill Finlayson, Director of the
Council for British Research in the Levant.
In September 2013, the British Academy and the British Institute for the Study of Iraq (Gertrude Bell Memorial) held a conference on ‘Gertrude Bell and Iraq – A Life and Legacy’. This article by Dr Paul Collins, a Council Member of the British Institute for the Study of Iraq, draws on remarks made by Professor Charles Tripp FBA at the conclusion of the conference.