These extracts are taken from the Italian Lecture, delivered by Professor Nicholas Mann FBA, on 9 November 1999 at the British Academy.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in Review, July-December 1999.
To mark the centenary of the birth of Sir Harold Walter Bailey FBA (1899–1996) a symposium was held at Brooklands House, Cambridge, on 16–18 December 1999.The symposium was planned by Professor Nicholas Sims-Williams FBA, with the sponsorship of the British Academy and the Ancient India and Iran Trust. Dr Elizabeth Tucker, University of Oxford, reports on the event.
A joint Royal Society/British Academy discussion meeting took place on 22–23 September 1999, organized by Professor Karen Spärck Jones FBA, Professor Gerald Gazdar FBA and Professor Roger Needham FRS, who report on the event.
The British Academy aims to publish a regular account of its activities by means of its new biannual ‘Review’. This is only the second issue of the ‘Review’, and covers events and activities that took place during the first part of the academic year, from July to December 1999.