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Published in British Academy Review, Issue 22 (Summer 2013).
Dr Mattia Toaldo is a Research Fellow at the British School at Rome. In May 2013, a conference was held at the British Academy on ‘Constitutionalism and the Arab Uprisings: Politics and Law in a New Middle East’. The conference was jointly organised by the British
School at Rome, the Society for Libyan Studies, and the Centre for Global Constitutionalism at the University of St Andrews; it was supported financially by the Academy, as part of its ‘Arab Spring’ funding initiative.
In these extracts from his address to the Annual General Meeting on 18 July 2013, the outgoing President of the British Academy, Professor Sir Adam Roberts, reflects on how the Academy has made progress on the objectives that he set for it four years ago.
Michael Lipton is Professor of Economics, in the Poverty Research Unit, University of Sussex, and a Fellow of the British Academy. This article is based on an address given by Professor Lipton on receiving the Leontief Prize, at the Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University, on 3 April 2012.