Delivered by Sir Tony Wrigley PBA to the 99th Annual General Meeting of the British Academy on 5 July 2001.
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Published in Review, January-July 2001.
In these extracts from his address to the Annual General Meeting on 18 July 2013, the outgoing President of the British Academy, Professor Sir Adam Roberts, reflects on how the Academy has made progress on the objectives that he set for it four years ago.
Professor Gertrude Himmelfarb FBA, Professor Emeritus of History in the City University of New York, delivered the 5th Elie Kedourie Lecture at the Academy on 15 May 2001. In the lecture, Profesor Himmelfarb illustrated the differences between the French and British Enlightenments by focusing on the distinctive social ethics in the two traditions. In this edited extract, she considers the influence of the French ‘philosophes’ upon the Revolution.
Delivered by Lord Runciman PBA to the 101st Annual General Meeting of the Academy on 3 July 2003.