The British Academy Summer Showcase
14-19 June 2021
Join us this June as we throw open our virtual doors for the annual British Academy Summer Showcase, a free festival of ideas for curious minds. Featuring online talks, discussions and demonstrations plus self-guided audio walks, our week-long Summer Showcase brings the best new humanities and social sciences research to life. From early modern fortune-telling to the hidden histories of British hip-hop, we have something for everyone. Meet the brightest minds in history, psychology, sociology and more, and enjoy eclectic content designed to educate and inspire.
18 Jun 2021
Picturing politics, framing parliament
Take a virtual tour of the House of Commons chamber, from the green benches and despatch boxes to the Speaker’s Chair, to explore how we see, and have seen, parliament at work.
19 Jun 2021 - London
Home Makers: go for a walk with sounds made by migrant domestic workers
On this walk in Holland Park, you’ll hear from soundwalk maker Ann, who remembers the park as the place she decided to escape from abusive employers; as well as fellow domestic workers sharing experiences of activism and workers' rights.