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).
Professor Roy Foster FBA, author of ‘Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland 1890-1923’, was interviewed by Professor Richard English FBA, to discuss the hopes and expectations of Ireland's revolutionary generation - as we approach the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising.
In November 2012, the British Academy held its first Language Week, drawing together a variety of events to explore and champion the learning and use of languages in schools, universities, policy-making and public life. One of the week’s main highlights was the British Academy Schools Language Awards ceremony, where schools were recognised for their creative language teaching.