Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington argues that lessons from evolution can support academic critique of how society is run.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 28 (Summer 2016).
This podcast was recorded on 24 April 2017 at the British Academy, prior to an event celebrating 30 years of the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships. Professor Catriona Kelly FBA and Dr Bonny Hartley reflect on the impact the scheme has had on their academic careers.
Chris Millington explores a violent French subculture in the 1920s and 1930s.
Dr Mandy Sadan is a former British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, and is now Reader in the History of South East Asia at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Her British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monograph, 'Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma' (published in September
2013), considers why the Kachin State (in the north of Burma, sharing borders with China and India) has such a long history of armed resistance against the political heartland of Burma. In the following article, Dr Sadan considers the implications of the recent changes in Burma for the development of an inclusive higher education system.