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.
Lecture by Professor Dame Averil Cameron FBA, delivered on 19 October 2011 (venue: The British Academy). One of a triptych of lectures organised by the British School at Athens, with support from the British Academy, to celebrate the School’s 125th Anniversary. Byzantium has been difficult to accommodate in the narratives and historiography of Europe, yet in some ways Byzantium has never been more popular in the general imagination and the last few years have seen the publication of a large number of excellent handbooks, surveys and companions to Byzantium. For Greece and for the other countries with an Orthodox tradition, Byzantium has had a particular and at times controversial, place in national consciousness. This lecture will explore how some of these tensions have been and might be resolved.
In June 2010, the British School at Rome held a conference on ‘Language, space and otherness in Italy since 1861’. The conference organiser, Professor David Forgacs, explains how defining ‘the other’ has helped shape the Italian identity.