Article about the report on ‘British Academy Support for Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences’ (the product of a 1999-2000 review).
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in Review, January-July 2000.
Between 1993 and 1998, on behalf of the British Institute in Eastern Africa, Dr David W Phillipson directed a five-year programme of field study at Aksum, the ancient Ethiopian capital. In an edited extract from his Albert Reckitt Archaeological Lecture, delivered at the Academy on 22 February 2000, he describes some aspects of one of the most remarkable civilisations of the ancient world.
Delivered by Sir Tony Wrigley PBA to the 98th Annual General Meeting of the Academy, on 6 July 2000.
This extract is taken from the Warton Lecture in English Poetry, delivered by Professor Helen Vendler, on 17 May 2000.