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.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 21 (January 2013).
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.
Robert Frost encourages us to look beyond our preoccupations with the United Kingdom and the European Union, and suggests that we can learn much from looking at political unions in the past.
Article by Dr Kirsty McDougall, a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge.