Notes by Sir Tony Wrigley, President of the British Academy, for the July-December 2000 issue of the [British Academy] Review.
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Published in Review, July-December 2000.
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.
Professor J.E.S. Hayward FBA, Chairman of the Academy’s China Panel, reflects on a stimulating conference held in November 2000 under the aegis of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Dr Andrew Poulter, of the University of Nottingham is the British Director of a joint British-Bulgarian project at the site of Nicopolis. He describes the recent investigations and considers their significance for understanding the development of city life in late antiquity.