Understanding global culture – and ourselves
Nayef Al-Rodhan, the sponsor of the Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, explains to the British Academy Review why we need to understand the interconnectedness of human cultures and the neuro-philosophical underpinnings of our human interactions.
Telling it like it is
At its Prizes and Medals Ceremony on 27 September 2017, the British Academy presented awards to celebrate excellence in a wide range of achievements across the humanities and social sciences. The British Academy Review spoke to two of the winners about their work.
Unions, nations and states: A historical perspective
Robert Frost encourages us to look beyond our preoccupations with the United Kingdom and the European Union, and suggests that we can learn much from looking at political unions in the past.
British Academy Review, No. 31, Autumn 2017
Includes: What’s over the horizon for UK research collaboration in Europe? Meet the new President: David Cannadine. History lessons from Robert Frost about unions, nations and states. The lure of the Anglosphere. Ian Diamond on the skills we need.