Dr Philippa Steele is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Cambridge. In May 2014, she delivered the Evans-Pritchard Lectures at All Souls College, Oxford, on ‘Society and Writing in Ancient Cyprus’.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 24 (Summer 2014).
Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington argues that lessons from evolution can support academic critique of how society is run.
During 2014, the British Academy is holding a number of events to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. The building that the Academy now occupies played its
own significant part in the history of the War – as revealed here by the Academy’s archivist, Karen Syrett.