Article about the British Academy’s Position Statement ‘Language matters more and more’ (launched 9 February 2011).
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 17 (March 2011).
Rt Hon. David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science, gave a speech at the British Academy on 1 March 2011. The Minister was introduced by Professor Sir Adam Roberts, President of the British Academy.
On 10 November 2010, the British Academy’s International Engagement Day considered
‘The Role of Area Studies in Higher Education’. Liz Lightfoot gives a flavour of the discussion.
In his Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lecture, Professor Ad Putter explored the personifications
of Old Age in the poetry of Charles d’Orléans and William Langland. In this edited extract, he discusses the portrayal of Old Age as an opponent in a tennis match.