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
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.