Leaders in SHAPE: Hermione Lee

7 Dec 2020

Black and white photograph of Hermione Lee

Meet the most influential figures within and beyond academia shaping the fields of social sciences, humanities and the arts.

As part of the Leaders in SHAPE series, literary biographer and academic Hermione Lee joins Conor Gearty to discuss her work and latest book Tom Stoppard: A Life.

SHAPE (Social sciences, humanities & the arts for people and the economy) is a new collective name for those subjects that help us understand ourselves, others and the human world around us.

Join the conversation online using the hashtag #thisisshape.

Speaker: Professor Dame Hermione Lee FBA, Emeritus Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford

Chair: Professor Conor Gearty FBA, Vice-President (Social Sciences), The British Academy; Professor of Human Rights Law, London School of Economics

In the Leaders in SHAPE series, meet the most influential figures shaping the fields of social sciences, humanities and the arts for a conversation about their lives and careers. A video and podcast episode are made available on YouTube and  Apple Podcasts following the event.

If you have any questions about this talk, please email events@thebritishacademy.ac.uk.

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