This special lecture was delivered at the British Academy on 15 March 2011, in the new Wolfson Auditorium, to mark the Academy’s extension into 11 Carlton House Terrace.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 19 (January 2012).
Lecture by Sir David Cannadine FBA, delivered on 15 March 2011 (venue: The British Academy). Introduced by Lord Bragg FBA
The British Academy’s ‘Records of Social and Economic History’ series exists
to publish primary sources that aid the study of social and economic history.
Professor Richard M. Smith FBA, who chairs the editorial committee,
discusses the most recent volumes published in the series.
The British Academy’s annual awards ceremony in October 2011 marked the fact that
the Derek Allen Prize for Numismatics had been awarded to Dr Mark Blackburn – who had
sadly died just the month before. Professor Simon Keynes FBA describes the singular
contribution Mark had made to one of the Academy’s most fruitful long-term projects.