Professor Robert Bennett FBA, Chairman of the British Academy's Graduate Studies Review Committee, reports on the main findings and recommendations of the Review.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in Review, July-December 2001.
In the fifth British Academy Lecture, delivered on 20 November 2001, Past President of the British Academy Sir Keith Thomas FBA considered the historical role of scholarship in national life. In this edited extract, he describes some of the public and personal imperatives that ruled the life of learning in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Professor David Mattingly, Chairman of the Society, describes some of its activities and achievements in recent months.
Dr Kieran McEvoy, Reader in Criminology at The Queen’s University Belfast, reports on a British Academy supported research trip to the USA in the summer of 2001 and how it relates to ongoing attempts at finding peaceful alternatives to paramilitary punishments in Northern Ireland.