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Published in British Academy Review, Issue 22 (Summer 2013).
The Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Transcultural Understanding is the Academy’s most valuable prize, and will be awarded annually at least until 2017. At a ceremony held at the British Academy on 4 July 2013, the inaugural Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize was awarded to Karen Armstrong – in recognition of her body of work that has made a significant contribution to inter-faith understanding. This article includes an edited version of Karen Armstrong’s acceptance speech.
Drawing on evidence ‘from the archive’, this is the story of how the distinguished economist John Maynard Keynes was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1929, having originally been rejected in 1920.
Dr Gary Williams, of the University of Essex, was awarded a British Academy Small Research Grant in 2006 to research into ‘US-Grenadian relations 1979-83: revolution and intervention in the backyard’.