Dr Clare Wood, Dr Bev Plester and Samantha Bowyer report some conclusions from their British Academy-funded research project.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 14 (November 2009).
A new British Academy book provides the most comprehensive analysis to date of women’s involvement in British political culture in the first half of the 19th century. In these extracts, Dr Kathryn Gleadle describes how women often engaged with politics issues through a prominent male relative – in this case, the leading anti-slavery campaigner Thomas Foxwell Buxton.
Dr Kieran McEvoy, Reader in Criminology at The Queen’s University Belfast, reports on a British Academy supported research trip to the USA in the summer of 2001 and how it relates to ongoing attempts at finding peaceful alternatives to paramilitary punishments in Northern Ireland.
Since 1998, the British Academy has awarded small research grants to support a project in Jordan, conducted jointly by Dr Robert Bewley and Professor David Kennedy: they describe their work here. Also, at a conference held at the Academy in May 2001, the Academy launched its report on aerial archaeology: Dr Robert Bewley, convenor of the report working party, describes the significance of aerial survey for archaeology.