Unions, nations and states: A historical perspective
Robert Frost encourages us to look beyond our preoccupations with the United Kingdom and the European Union, and suggests that we can learn much from looking at political unions in the past.
The Polish-Lithuanian Union, 1386-1795
Robert Frost holds the Burnett Fletcher Chair in History at the University of Aberdeen. He held a British Academy Wolfson Research Professorship, 2009-2012. He is completing the first part of a two-volume history of the Polish-Lithuanian Union for Oxford University Press.
Eating fruit and vegetables gives your skin a golden glow
David I. Perrett is a Professor of Psychology at the University of St Andrews, and a Fellow of the British Academy. He held a British Academy Wolfson Research Professorship, 2009-2012. Ross D. Whitehead is a Research Fellow in the Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit in the School of Medicine …
The vivid faces of Ireland’s revolutionary generation
Professor Roy Foster FBA, author of ‘Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland 1890-1923’, was interviewed by Professor Richard English FBA, to discuss the hopes and expectations of Ireland's revolutionary generation - as we approach the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising.
Genetic research in mestizo nations
Peter Wade reveals the temptation to read too much into genetic data in Latin American countries.
Making a revolutionary generation in Ireland
Roy Foster is Carroll Professor of Irish History at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of the British Academy. He held a British Academy Wolfson Research Professorship, 2009-2012.
British Academy Research Awards 2015-16
The British Academy provides a variety of grants and fellowships to support academic research, career development and wider engagement across the full range of the humanities and social sciences. Funding opportunities cover UK and international research from the postdoctoral level upwards, supporting the best ideas, individuals and intellectual resources.