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.
Includes features on Identities. Also: Government spending. This issue shows scholarship shedding light on a range of policy and other topical issues.
Recent press reports have highlighted research on the location of Britain’s earliest house. Chantal Conneller, Nicky Milner and Barry Taylor provide further information on the British Academy-supported excavations at Star Carr.