The Bentham Project is a British Academy Research Project. Members of the project team describe both an innovative research method, and what’s next in the ‘Collected Works’ pipeline.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 21 (January 2013).
In November 2012, the British Academy held its first Language Week, drawing together a variety of events to explore and champion the learning and use of languages in schools, universities, policy-making and public life. One of the week’s main highlights was the British Academy Schools Language Awards ceremony, where schools were recognised for their creative language teaching.
David R. Sorensen is Professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia. He is also one of the senior editors of the Duke-Edinburgh Edition of ‘The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle’. The Carlyle Letters project is a British Academy Research Project.
In October 2012 the British Academy published a volume of essays on ‘Registration and Recognition’, looking at how the individual has been documented in different periods of history and in very different societies across the world. In this extract from their introduction, editors Simon Szreter and Keith Breckenridge consider the implications of post-9/11 approaches to identifying and registering citizens, and explain how their volume contributes to the debate.