On 7 November 2000 Professor Amartya Sen FBA delivered the fourth Annual British Academy Lecture. In this extract, Professor Sen considers various aspects of identity.
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Published in Review, July-December 2000.
A joint discussion meeting took place under the auspices of the Academy and the Royal Society, at the Society’s premises, on 6–7 December 2000. Dr Alan Bowman FBA,
co-organiser of the event with Professor Mike Brady FRS, describes the event, and Dr Hugh Denard highlights recent work on imaging Pompey’s theatre in Rome.
An international colloquium held at the Academy at the end of September 2000 commemorated a remarkable academic enterprise lasting over fifty years, and recognised over thirty years of direct Academy support. Professor Averil Cameron FBA, Chairman of the PBE Project Committee, reflects on the past and recent achievements of prosopographical scholarship.
The British Academy publishes a regular account of its activities by means of its biannual ‘Review’. This issue of the ‘Review’ covers events and activities that took place during the second half of the year, from July to December 2000. This is the fourth issue of the ‘Review’.