Dr Sriya Iyer was awarded a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship (2000-2003) to work on ‘Religion, inequality and fertility in South India’. Here she describes one aspect of her research.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in Review, Issue 7.
A new British Academy book provides the most comprehensive analysis to date of women’s involvement in British political culture in the first half of the 19th century. In these extracts, Dr Kathryn Gleadle describes how women often engaged with politics issues through a prominent male relative – in this case, the leading anti-slavery campaigner Thomas Foxwell Buxton.
Dr Ross Alloway recounts a nineteenth-century tale of easy money and reckless speculation. (He gave a presentation on this topic at the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Symposium in April 2008.)