Professor Sir Adam Roberts FBA explores how knowledge and understanding of other societies, their pasts, economies and social structures plays a crucial role in diplomacy and international security.
Professor Amartya Sen FBA in conversation with Lord Nicholas Stern FBA about his career and published works, including his new book, "Collective Choice and Social Welfare: Expanded Edition".
Professor Anthony Heath FBA speaks on the challenges of inequality and why sociology is a vital discipline.
This is the latest in a series of interviews with Fellows of the British Academy, showing leading humanities and social sciences academics at work.
Colin Mayer on teaching business, and trying to influence the future of the corporation.
Professor Conor Gearty FBA discusses what academics can bring to the judiciary and the resource they can be for policy-makers and politicians interested in reason.
David Cannadine on the appeal of the 19th century, on writing contemporary lives, and on becoming the British Academy’s ‘Brexit President’.
Dawn Adès on meeting Salvador Dalí, and the art of putting on an exhibition.
The Reverend Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch Kt FBA discusses the purpose of studying history and how it is presented, in order to learn from it for prosperity.
Dominic Abrams on understanding group dynamics, and what holds societies together.