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).
As usual, this issue contains articles derived from the British Academy’s programmes of events and publications. But the issue concentrates on the Academy’s support for academic research.