Publication date: 2014
Directive 93/7/EEC makes provisions to ensure the return of national treasures removed from an EU member country and now located in another EU country.This response highlights the most urgent points the British Academy feel the European Commission should address regarding the functioning of the Directive.
5 March 2012
The British Academy and Honor Frost Foundation Steering Committee on Underwater Cultural Heritage submitted written evidence to a Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into Tourism. The submission presents evidence into the UK's maritime heritage as one of its greatest domestic and international assets, and how it could make a greater contribution to the UK's tourism industry.
Several modern languages are deemed 'strategically important' and 'vulnerable' by education policy makers and this is of grave concern to the humanities and social sciences. The British Academy makes this case to HEFCE's SIVS consultation.