Contesting #stopIslam: Tensions around hate speech on social media
Elizabeth Poole, Ed de Quincey and Eva Giraud explore the dynamics of a racist hashtag following the Brussels terrorist attack.
The fragile future of the Cypriot Greek language in the UK
Petros Karatsareas reveals the difficulties faced by heritage language speakers in London’s Greek Cypriot diaspora.
America’s forgotten empire
Antony Hopkins reminds us that for half a century the United States was a truly ‘imperial’ power.
Agriculture in the Fertile Crescent, from the deep past to the modern conflict
Jennie Bradbury and Philip Proudfoot reveal how agriculture is at the heart of both strife and heritage in Syria.
Optimism bias and climate change
Geoffrey Beattie explains why climate change messages are not getting through.
Refining the chemical attraction of humanities scholarship
Mary Beard argues that it is time to stop searching for the eureka moment.
A new age of enlightenment?
Alun Evans, Chief Executive of the British Academy, considers the highlights of 2017-18, and looks ahead.
The British Academy and civilisation(s) - past, present, future
David Cannadine, President of the British Academy, unearths the deep roots of the Academy’s new vision.