Dr Simon Griffiths and Emma McKay of the British Academy’s Policy Centre discuss Professor Pat Thane FBA’s new overview of changing family patterns.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 16 (October 2010).
The Coalition Government has said that the 2010 Spending Review ‘will be a complete re-evaluation of the Government’s role in providing public services’. ‘It is time to rethink how government spends our money,’ the Chancellor has said. On 30 July 2010, a British Academy Forum sought to address the ‘big questions’. Professor Andrew Gamble FBA summarises the discussion.
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.
In these extracts from his Presidential Address to the British Academy’s Annual General Meeting on 22 July 2010, Professor Sir Adam Roberts discusses the challenges confronting
universities and other scholarly institutions as they face the imminent prospect of cuts in their funding.