Professor Steven Mithen, University of Reading, reports on recent developments in our understanding of agricultural origins in Western Asia and his work in Wadi Faynan.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in Review, Issue 7.
Professor Brian Harrison, Editor of the ‘Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, in association with the British Academy’, describes how the new dictionary has been compiled, comparing the modern experience with that of the editors of the original DNB.
Dr Michael Mason, Lecturer at the London School of Economics and Political Science, was awarded a British Academy research grant to examine emerging opportunities within the World Trade Organisation for communication on trade-related environmental concerns with non-governmental organisations. Here, he describes some of the findings from his research.
Dr Alice Hills, holder of a Thank-Offering to Britain Fellowship 2001-02, describes some of the findings of her recent research project on the theory and practice of military operations on urban terrain.