British Academy Review, No. 28, Summer 2016

27 Jun 2016
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Linda Colley on why constitutions matter
Uta Frith on what autism tells us about our social nature
Marina Warner on stories as thought experiments in times of turmoil
Tackling corruption – finding out what really works
Who are the Zoroastrians?
Learning Latin – now and then

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Nicholas Stern · President’s notes

POLICY BRIEFING: Reports helping to shape policy debates
Natasha McCarthy · Culture and community energy

GLOBAL INSIGHTS: Understanding the world we live in
Paul Heywood · Anti-corruption: bridging the gap between research and policy-making
Almut Hintze · Who are the Zoroastrians?

TALKING LANGUAGES: Articles highlighting the value of language learning
Evelien Bracke · Is learning Latin beneficial for school pupils?
Eleanor Dickey · Learning Latin the ancient way

HEARING VOICES: A guide to good listening from the British Academy
Rights, wrongs and reconciliations

THE INTERVIEWS: Portraits of leading humanities and social sciences academics at work
Linda Colley
Uta Frith
Marina Warner

EMERGING PERSPECTIVES: Writing by British Academy-supported early career scholars
Sarah Bowen Savant · The history of Arabic books in the digital age
Philip Lancaster · A passion for war poetry
Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington · Human nature in society
Angela Cummine · Who owns state assets?
Kristine Korzow Richter · Fish ’n’ ships: a story about food and holistic outreach

ONLINE ENCORE: Pieces reproduced from the British Academy’s blog
Jane E Everson, Andrew Hiscock and Stefano Jossa · Ariosto, Cervantes, and Shakespeare in 2016

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Curiosities from the basement
The British Academy and the Shakespeare Tercentenary, 1916
One hundred years of Honorary Fellows of the British Academy

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