The British Academy Lectures
The Life of Learning (BAR)
In the fifth British Academy Lecture, delivered on 20 November 2001, Past President of the British Academy Sir Keith Thomas FBA considered the historical role of scholarship in national life. In this edited extract, he describes some of the public and personal imperatives that ruled the life of learning in …
The rise of 'no religion' in Britain: The emergence of a new cultural majority
Full text of article by Linda Woodhead posted to Journal of the British Academy, volume 4, pp. 245-261.