Delivered by Sir Tony Wrigley PBA to the 98th Annual General Meeting of the Academy, on 6 July 2000.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in Review, January-July 2000.
Delivered by Sir Tony Wrigley PBA to the 99th Annual General Meeting of the British Academy on 5 July 2001.
In his address to the Annual General Meeting on
16 July 2015, Lord Stern of Brentford presented the
case for continued investment in the humanities and
social sciences. This article is an edited version of that
Between 1993 and 1998, on behalf of the British Institute in Eastern Africa, Dr David W Phillipson directed a five-year programme of field study at Aksum, the ancient Ethiopian capital. In an edited extract from his Albert Reckitt Archaeological Lecture, delivered at the Academy on 22 February 2000, he describes some aspects of one of the most remarkable civilisations of the ancient world.