Graham Swift’s Waterland as soliloquy of suffering
John Burnside discusses an elegy for the erasure of history in the pursuit of progress.
Ten years after the nationalisation of Northern Rock
John Kay reminds us of how the financial crisis unfolded 10 years ago.
Dominic Abrams: interview
Dominic Abrams on understanding group dynamics, and what holds societies together.
Language learning and diversity in society
Margaret Snowling draws on her study of language-learning difficulties to offer some suggestions for promoting diversity in society.
Why anthropology matters
Tim Ingold talks to the British Academy Review about his new book, with its manifesto for a future anthropology.
More from the Lecture Hall (Spring 2018)
Links to 2017-2018 lectures that can be read or listened to.
Tackling modern slavery in modern business
Brad Blitz introduces a British Academy research programme that is investigating ways to combat exploitation in globalised production processes.
The peculiar practices of ‘authoritarian emigration states’
Gerasimos Tsourapas alerts us to how non-democratic states behave towards their own citizens living abroad.