On 10 November 2010, the British Academy’s International Engagement Day considered
‘The Role of Area Studies in Higher Education’. Liz Lightfoot gives a flavour of the discussion.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 17 (March 2011).
Isaiah Berlin Lecture, delivered by Professor Sir Ian Kennedy FBA, on 9 November 2010. In his lecture, Professor Kennedy briefly examined what 'the media' might mean in the present-day world, and assumptions that are held, particularly by academics, about its role. He explored responses by the media to legal and ethical discourse about biomedicine and healthcare over the past few decades. In doing so, Professor Kennedy drew on his own experiences as someone who has often been in the 'front line'.
Keynes Lectures in Economics, delivered by Professor Robert Sugden FBA, on 20 October 2010 (venue: Royal Society of Arts).