British academy

SHOWCASE EVENT

10th Annual British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Symposium

21 April 2004
The British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

At the 10th annual British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Symposium, 22 speakers made short presentations about aspects of the work for which they had been awarded British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships.


Programme

9.45

Registration and Coffee in the Mall Room

Time

Lecture Hall

Council Room

Reading Room

10.30am

Dr Richard Noakes
Classical Physics Reclassified: Unusual Physics and Psychic Phenomena in Late Victorian Britain

Abstract

Dr Ben Henry
Narcissus and Others in Unpublished Greek Verses from Oxyrhyncus

Abstract

Dr Emma Griffin
Popular Recreation in Engand during the Long Eighteenth Century

Abstract

11.10

Dr Damian Robinson
The Development of Inequality in Pompeii

Abstract

Dr James Harris
The Influence of Locke's Essay on Eighteenth-Century British Philosophy

Abstract

Dr Peter Hinds
Roger L'Estrange and Late Seventeenth Century Political Discourse

Abstract

11.50

Dr Nellie Phoca-Cosmetatou
Late Glacial Subsistence: Is 'Broadening the Food Spectrum' the Only Path Available

Abstract

Dr Stephen Kemp
Critiquing the Structure/Agency Divide: A Post-Postivist Approach

Abstract

Dr Cedric Barnes
Somali Poetry and Proto-Nationalist Discourse

Abstract

12.30

Dr Eberhard Sauer
Ancient Fundamentalism

Abstract

Dr David Pratten
The District Clerk and the 'Man-Leopard Murders': Mediating Law and Authority in Colonial Nigeria

Abstract

Dr Marko Hoare
Hitler's Bosnian Enemies

Abstract

1.10pm

Lunch in the Mall Room

2.15

Dr Georgina Santos
Preliminary Impacts of the London Congestion Charging

Abstract

Dr Emma Mason
Romantic Affections

Abstract

Dr Iain Lauchlan
Terror in Utopia: Felix Dzerzhinsky and the Russian Revolution

Abstract

2.55

Dr Peter Hill
Kabuki-cho Gangsters: Ethnic Succession in Japanese Organised Crime

Abstract

Dr Julie Simner
Why Elephants are Sky Blue and 'Society' Tastes of Onions: Mechanisms of Linguistic Synaesthesia

Abstract

Dr Sharon Arbuthnot
The Medieval Magpie: a Twelfth-Century (?) Irish Compiler and His Source

Abstract

3.35

Tea in the Mall Room

4.00

Dr Juan Carlos Bayo Julve
The Challenge of Editing a Text Marked by its Oral Condition: The Case of the Poem of the Cid

Abstract

Dr Elena Korosteleva-Polglase
Demagogical Democracy in Belarus and the Ukraine

Abstract

 

4.40

Dr Alex Metcalfe
The Transformation of Islamic Sicily in the 12th Century

Abstract

Dr Martin Gainsborough
Shades of Predatoriness: Contrasting Visions of the Role of the State in Economic Development in Provincial Vietnam

Abstract

 

5.20

Drinks in the Cornwall Room