In March 2010, the British Academy hosted a conference on ‘Islamic Studies in Europe’. One of the speakers, Dr Tahir Abbas, analyses the place of Islam and Muslims in British society.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 16 (October 2010).
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 March 2010, a British Academy Forum looked at how political decisions are taken during a crisis (whether ‘foot and mouth’ or 7/7). Dr Catherine Haddon considers the lessons that can be learned for the future.
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.