From the Archive
British Academy Small Research Grants: an anniversary worth celebrating
In May 1963, the British Academy’s newly established ‘Research Fund Committee’ awarded the first research grants from the Academy’s new ‘Research Fund’ – financed by a grant from government that had been negotiated a year earlier. In the 50-year history of the Academy’s small-scale research funding, nearly 15,000 awards have …
From the Archive: One hundred years ago (Election of new Fellows press release 1903)
The first election of new Fellows of the British Academy was at a General Meeting in March 1903. Illustrated is the draft press release recording this meeting.
Burnt books: The British Academy and the restoration of two academic libraries
From the archive. The British Academy’s involvement in the restoration of two libraries - in Louvain and Tokyo - in the early 20th century.
Looking back at ‘The next thirty years’
Stefan Collini revisits Lord Bryce’s Presidential Address of 1917.
The British Academy, and one hundred years of the Union Académique Internationale
A ‘From the Archive’ article
Aurel Stein’s aerial survey of the Roman Empire’s frontier in Iraq and Jordan, 1938-1939
Karen Syrett draws on the British Academy’s archives to tell a pioneering tale