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’.
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Published in British Academy Review, Issue 24 (Summer 2014).
In edited extracts from his book ‘Great Deaths’, Dr John Wolffe, Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Religious Studies at the Open University, describes the demonstrations of public grief and mourning following the death of Queen Victoria in January 1901.
Dr Mandy Sadan is a former British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, and is now Reader in the History of South East Asia at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Her British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monograph, 'Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma' (published in September
2013), considers why the Kachin State (in the north of Burma, sharing borders with China and India) has such a long history of armed resistance against the political heartland of Burma. In the following article, Dr Sadan considers the implications of the recent changes in Burma for the development of an inclusive higher education system.