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).
‘Setting priorities for research, practice and policy.’ One of the British Academy’s UK-Africa Academic Partnerships has been offering a fresh approach to tackling chronic disease in Africa. Dr Ama de-Graft Aikins reveals the key insights of a report published in November 2010.
Includes features on Identities. Also: Government spending. This issue shows scholarship shedding light on a range of policy and other topical issues.
In August 2010, to raise money for the British Academy, its President, Sir Adam Roberts,
undertook a cycle ride from Land’s End to John o’Groats (LE JoG) – aiming to complete the journey on his 70th birthday. His companion along the way was his daughter Hannah. Here are edited extracts from the daily blog that Sir Adam posted on the British Academy website to chart their progress.