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.
Stained glass is a major form of medieval art, and provides the most immediately attractive aspect of many monuments. The Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi project is publishing a series of comprehensive, fully illustrated catalogues of medieval window glass. Professor C.M. Kauffmann FBA, the Chairman of the Academy’s CVMA Committee traces the progress of the British project from its earliest days.
Earlier this year (2000), the Council of the Academy decided to instigate an enquiry into graduate studies in the UK.
The Master-Mind Lecture was delivered at the British Academy on 13 April 2000, by M.F. Burnyeat FBA. In this extract, he illustrates Plato’s power to speak across the millennia.