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).
Article by Dr Kirsty McDougall, a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge.
Uri Horesh explains how social forces change language.
Ethnomusicologist and former British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr Rachel Harris spent long periods of fieldwork in Xinjiang, in the remote desert region of Chinese Central Asia, listening and learning about the music of the Sibe, descendants of Qing dynasty military garrisons. In this edited extract from her book, ‘Singing the Village’, Dr Harris gives a biographical sketch of a village musician G’altu, and describes a typical wedding in Çabçal, a county in Sibe.