British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow
Scuffles and skirmishes in interwar French politics
Chris Millington explores a violent French subculture in the 1920s and 1930s.
Language as a reflection of society: Examples from Palestinian Arabic
Uri Horesh explains how social forces change language.
The Victorians and French novels
Juliette Atkinson introduces us to the Victorians’ conflicted relationship with the French novel.
Neural plasticity: don't fall for the hype
Mirko Farina warns us not to get over-excited by claims for brain improvement.
Imagining new worlds: forging 'non-western' International Relations in late colonial India
Martin J. Bayly reveals an Indian dimension to the development of International Relations studies.
Where ants dig up gold: 'India', selfhood and the myths manufacturing a nation
As India seeks to define its identity in its 70th anniversary, Bihani Sarkar reveals that it has always been the subject of myth-making.
'It really changed my life completely': Thirty years of British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships
Five personal accounts of this ‘early career’ support.
A newly identified Scottish Boethius manuscript
Dr Kylie Murray is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Oxford. Her research project is on ‘Boethius’ Consolation of Philosophy in Scotland, c.1120-c.1570’. This article in the British Academy Review is on ‘A newly identified Scottish Boethius manuscript: Rethinking Scotland’s intellectual and literary culture in the Middle …
The origin of Arabs: Middle Eastern ethnicity and myth-making
Dr Peter Webb is currently a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He is author of "Imagining the Arabs: Arab Identity and the Rise of Islam" (2016).
Human nature in society
Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington argues that lessons from evolution can support academic critique of how society is run.