Dr Gary Williams, of the University of Essex, was awarded a British Academy Small Research Grant in 2006 to research into ‘US-Grenadian relations 1979-83: revolution and intervention in the backyard’.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 22 (Summer 2013).
At an event held at the British Academy on 9 July 2013, Rachel Lomax recalled past examples of fiscal squeeze and compared them with current circumstances – in conversation with Professor Tony Travers. This is an edited version of the conversation, which ranged from the IMF crisis of 1976 to current times.
The text of Jane C Ginsburg’s British Academy Law Lecture – ‘From Hypatia to Victor Hugo to Larry and Sergey: “All the world’s knowledge” and universal authors’ rights’ – was one of the first articles posted to the new online open-access Journal of the British Academy, in July 2013. The lecture discusses the legal implications of two competing claims: the utopian aspiration to provide access to all knowledge, and pursuit of the universal protection of authors’ rights. In this edited extract, Professor Ginsburg provides some background to the legal discussion by describing some historical examples of ‘access to knowledge’ utopianism.