Uri Horesh explains how social forces change language.
Nayef Al-Rodhan, the sponsor of the Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, explains to the British Academy Review why we need to understand the interconnectedness of human cultures and the neuro-philosophical underpinnings of our human interactions.
At its Prizes and Medals Ceremony on 27 September 2017, the British Academy presented awards to celebrate excellence in a wide range of achievements across the humanities and social sciences. The British Academy Review spoke to two of the winners about their work.
John Bennet, Director of the British School at Athens, reflects on two different paths taken.
Gordon Campbell talks to the British Academy Review about supporting higher education in Iraq and Syria.
A ‘From the Archive’ article.
Andrew Mycock and Ben Wellings discuss the renewed aspirations for greater collaboration among the ‘English-speaking peoples’, and the likelihood of their success.
Robert Frost encourages us to look beyond our preoccupations with the United Kingdom and the European Union, and suggests that we can learn much from looking at political unions in the past.
Rachel Griffith explains the significance of her research, which was funded through the European Research Council.
Simon Keay discusses the implications of Brexit for major collaborative archaeology.
Anne Fuchs reports on the reaction in Ireland to the implications of Brexit.
Simon Goldhill argues that the links with European research institutions and funding must be maintained.
Colin Crouch argues that withdrawal from Europe’s research inner circle will be a net loss.
Ash Amin and Philip Lewis explain the issues – and what the British Academy advocates.
Ian Diamond on making the most of data, and the need to develop – and celebrate – skills.
David Cannadine on the appeal of the 19th century, on writing contemporary lives, and on becoming the British Academy’s ‘Brexit President’.