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.
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Published in British Academy Review, Issue 21 (January 2013).
The British Academy welcomed the Rt Hon William Hague MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs to an event on 16 October 2012. Mr Hague spoke to an audience of ambassadors, Foreign and Commonwealth Office staff, and leading academics on the different kinds of expertise necessary to maximise Britain’s diplomatic influence in the world. In response, Adam Roberts, President of the British Academy, spoke about the particular importance of understanding the languages, history and cultures of other countries, and the valuable role that research and scholarship can play in this process.
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.