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From Our Fellows 08, July 2017

This edition of short reflections ‘From Our Fellows’ was recorded at the British Academy’s Annual General Meeting on 20 July 2017. There were presentations from three scholars who had been elected as Fellows of the British Academy a year ago, in 2016 – Simon Keay on the role of ports in the Roman Mediterranean, Brian Cummings on a lost copy of a work by Martin Luther, and Judith Freedman on how work should be taxed.

The occasion was introduced and chaired by the Academy’s Vice-President for the Humanities, Professor Alan Bowman.

Simon Keay, Professor of Roman Archaeology at the University of Southampton, talks about ‘Connectivity in the Roman Mediterranean’.

Brian Cummings, Anniversary Professor in the Department of English and Related Literature at the University of York, talks about ‘Martin Luther 1517-2017’. [at 11:11]

Judith Freedman, Pinsent Masons Professor of Taxation Law at the University of Oxford, gives a talk entitled ‘on taxing work’. [at 20:20]
The conference presentations mentioned at the end can be found via the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation website.

Release date 25 July 2017