Interview with the new Chief Executive of the British Academy.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 26 (Summer 2015).
Dr Jan Machielsen is currently Departmental Lecturer in Early Modern European History at New College, Oxford. He was a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow from January 2012 to September 2013. His British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monograph – Martin Delrio: Demonology and Scholarship in the Counter-Reformation – was published in February 2015. In January 2016 he will be taking up a lectureship in early modern history at Cardiff University.
Dr Kylie Murray is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Oxford. Her research project is on ‘Boethius’ Consolation of Philosophy in Scotland, c.1120-c.1570’. This article in the British Academy Review is on ‘A newly identified Scottish Boethius manuscript: Rethinking Scotland’s intellectual and literary culture in the Middle Ages’.
In his address to the Annual General Meeting on
16 July 2015, Lord Stern of Brentford presented the
case for continued investment in the humanities and
social sciences. This article is an edited version of that