Roy Foster is Carroll Professor of Irish History at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of the British Academy. He held a British Academy Wolfson Research Professorship, 2009-2012.
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Published in British Academy Review, Issue 21 (January 2013).
Robert Frost holds the Burnett Fletcher Chair in History at the University of Aberdeen. He held a British Academy Wolfson Research Professorship, 2009-2012. He is completing the first part of a two-volume history of the Polish-Lithuanian Union for Oxford University Press.
Professor R F Foster FBA was awarded a British Academy Medal in 2015 for his book ‘Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland 1890-1923’ (published 2014, paperback 2015, Penguin). He talks to Professor Richard English FBA about the significance of the book as we approach the centenary of the Easter Rising. (Recorded 30 September 2015; release date 5 February 2016)
Mark Duffield is Professor Emeritus, Global Insecurities
Centre, University of Bristol. He is currently heading a
research project on risk management among aid agencies
working in the challenging environments of Southern
Sudan and Afghanistan. A panel discussion on ‘How did we become unprepared?
Emergency and resilience in an uncertain world’ was held
at the British Academy on 7 November 2012.