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).
In June 2009, the British Academy hosted a workshop to discuss some of the exciting new
texts pieced together by the Oxyrhynchus Papyri project – followed in the evening by a public presentation. Professor Peter Parsons FBA describes how these fragmentary documents give a unique insight into Greco-Roman civilisation.
Enormous political, economic, social and cultural changes are currently having an impact on the entire region of Latin America. Dr Jeremy Lester has been studying the new configurations of social and political protagonists, and here describes some emerging challenges to the traditional order.