Jamiesha Majevadia reports on the progress of a British Academy project
From the archive. The British Academy’s involvement in the restoration of two libraries - in Louvain and Tokyo - in the early 20th century.
Ten British Academy-supported early career scholars reveal the books that made the greatest impact on them in 2016
Nicola Wilson introduces us to the Book Society and its cultural influence
David Logan offers an explanation of a complicated and evolving relationship
At a ceremony in October 2016, Carole Hillenbrand offered some personal reflections on receiving the ‘Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Transcultural Understanding’ for her book ‘Islam: A New Historical Introduction’
Robin Osborne explains how the most widely known 20th-century ancient historian made his mark
The British Academy awards a range of prizes and medals each year. Some are for scholarly cumulative achievement over an extended period, but others recognise individual publications that have made a mark. Here are the citations for three books that were honoured by the British Academy in 2016.
Richard J. Evans talks about his book ‘The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815–1914’, in conversation with Ruth Harris
David Hand explains to the British Academy Review how measurement touches on almost every aspect of the modern world
Catherine Merridale, author of ‘Lenin on the Train’, describes how she re-enacted his momentous journey of 1917
Steve Smith talks to the British Academy Review about his new book, ‘Russia in Revolution: An Empire in Crisis, 1890–1928’
Christina Kamposiori reports on what librarians are thinking
Kathryn Sutherland offers some personal reflections on the academic book of the future
A guide to good listening from the British Academy.
Marilyn Deegan reveals the progress and achievements of this timely exploration