Professor David Loades, Director of the Project, explains the origin and significance of John Foxe’s Book of Martyrs, a work of central interest to the English Reformation under Elizabeth I.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in Review, January-July 2000.
Dr Mark Kebbell, a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Psychology at the University of Birmingham, describes his research on jurors’ perceptions of eyewitness evidence.
A persistent theme in the writings of Elie Kedourie was his mistrust of large, seemingly attractive concepts or ideas, ideas which were lightly advanced and quietly incorporated into political or historical folklore without being subject to the close and critical scrutiny which he rightly believed to be an obligation of stateman and historian alike. One such
concept is that of the ‘Great Game’. In an edited extract from his Elie Kedourie Memorial Lecture delivered on 16 May 2000, Professor M.E. Yapp examines some aspects of this famous phrase.
Dr Tom Henry, Lecturer in Italian Renaissance Painting at Oxford Brookes University, describes his work on a particular painting by Luca Signorelli, achieved during his term as British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Courtauld Institute, from 1997 to 2000.