British Academy Review, Issue 27, February 2016

06 Apr 2016
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Includes: Music, history and cultural identity in West Africa
The generation behind the 1916 Easter Rising
Making sense of the headlines

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The shifting landscape in higher education and research
Jonathan Matthews and Thomas Kohut

Getting ahead of the curve: What next for Scotland and the Union?
Alun Evans

Creating heritage: Vikings, Jorvik and public interest archaeology
Peter Addyman

The vivid faces of Ireland’s revolutionary generation
Roy Foster in conversation with Richard English
[audio supplement: longer version of Roy Foster conversation]

Eric Hobsbawm and all that jazz
Richard J Evans

Edward Augustus Freeman: Making history
Alex Bremner and Jonathan Conlin in conversation with Diarmaid MacCulloch
[audio supplement: longer version of converations]

Hearing voices from the Chilembwe Rising
John McCracken
[audio supplement: longer version of John McCracken conversation]

The origin of Arabs: Middle Eastern ethnicity and myth-making
Peter Webb

The academic book of the future
Mary Morgan

Digital visualisation: Ancient Rome, and beyond
Matthew Nicholls
[audio supplement: longer version of Matthew Nicholls conversation]

Five ways in which the medieval is relevant today
Conor Kostick

Rewrite the headlines! Helping young people evaluate how academic research is reported in the media
Alan Gow and Sinead Rhodes

‘Big Society’, ‘good culture’, and aspiration
Matthew Johnson

Identities in ‘Greater Senegambia’ and beyond: History and music in dialogue
Toby Green

Dogged by history: Why Israel’s powerful labour federation was rejected by the 2011 social protest movement
Jonathan Preminger

Migration and older people in Bolivia: Between opportunities and new vulnerabilities
Tanja Bastia

Celebrating fifty years of the Thank-Offering to Britain Fund
Anthony Grenville

From the Archive: The President’s chair
Karen Syrett

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