British Academy Review, No. 30, Summer 2017

19 Jun 2017
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Colin Mayer on making business fit for purpose
Nicholas Stern on understanding change
Hermione Lee on bad behaviour in biography
Stefan Collini on the vision of James Bryce
The hype about ‘neural plasticity’
The different portrayals of India

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Nicholas Stern · Understanding and changing: Care in enquiry and seriousness about values
Alun Evans · A vibrant, cosmopolitan and competitive research community

THE INTERVIEWS: Portraits of leading humanities and social sciences academics at work
Hermione Lee
Colin Mayer

Paul Slack · Paul Langford’s polite and commercial Englishmen

PEOPLES OF SOUTH AMERICA: New research on peoples and cultures in Brazil and beyond
Mark Harris · The birth of Brazilian Amazonian cultures
Peter Wade · Genetic research in mestizo nations

Christopher Smith · Moving ideas: The British School at Rome, 2009–2017

EMERGING PERSPECTIVES: Writing by British Academy-supported early career scholars
‘It really changed my life completely’: Thirty years of British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships
Bihani Sarkar · Where ants dig up gold: ‘India’, selfhood and the myths manufacturing a nation
Martin J Bayly · Imagining new worlds: forging ‘non-western’ International Relations in late colonial India
Mirko Farina · Neural plasticity: don’t fall for the hype
Juliette Atkinson · The Victorians and French novels

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Curiosities from the basement
Stefan Collini · Looking back at ‘The next thirty years’

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