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Published in British Academy Review, Issue 22 (Summer 2013).
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.
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.
The British Academy’s sumptuous two-part catalogue of ‘The Medieval Stained Glass of Merton College, Oxford’ was launched at a reception in the college on 19 April 2013. It is the latest in the British Academy’s Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi (Catalogue of Medieval Window Glass) series. The catalogue’s author, Dr Tim Ayers, is a Senior Lecturer in the History of Art at the University of York, and is a Vice-President of the international Corpus Vitrearum.