British academy

British Conference Grants: December 2007

The following awards were made at a meeting held in December.

Please note: Awards are arranged alphabetically by surname of the grant recipient. The institution is that given at the time of application.

Dr F Abdullaeva University of Oxford
The Rise of the Persian Renaissance
Date: 07/10/2008-07/11/2008 (Section: H3)
£2000

Dr P Ackema University of Edinburgh
23rd Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop
Date: 06/12/2008-06/13/2008 (Section: H4)
£1990

Professor P Alexander University of Manchester
Manchester Judaica 2008
Date: 07/20/2008-07/25/2008 (Section: H2)
£2000

Dr W Allan University College, Oxford
Poetry and Performance: a conference in honour of Oliver Taplin
Date: 09/26/2008-09/27/2008 (Section: H1)
£1960

Dr S Bainbrigge University of Edinburgh
Francographies: Identity and Alterity in Francophone European Spaces
Date: 03/14/2008-03/15/2008 (Section: H6)
£2000

Professor E V Barker, FBA London School of Economics and Political Science
Twenty Years and More: Research into Minority Religions, New Religious Movements and 'the New Spirituality
Date: 04/16/2008-04/20/2008 (Section: S4)
£2000

Dr T C Barnard, FBA Hertford College, Oxford
Constructing the Past: Themes and Perspectives in the Writing of Irish History since 1600 symposium
Date: 03/14/2008-03/15/2008 (Section: H10)
£1223

Dr J Barrett University of Cambridge
Maritime societies of the Viking and Medieval World
Date: 05/31/2008-06/04/2008 (Section: H7)
£1875

Dr S Barrett Pembroke College, Cambridge
Breaking into Song
Date: 01/25/2008-01/26/2008 (Section: H11)
£500

Dr C Bolgia University of Edinburgh
_Ex Changes_. Rome across Time and Space: Cultural Transmission and Reception of Ideas (c. 400-1400)
Date: 07/03/2008-07/05/2008 (Section: H8)
£2000

Dr B Bompani University of Edinburgh
Exploring Religious Spaces in the African State: Development and Politics from Below
Date: 04/09/2008-04/10/2008 (Section: H3)
£2000

Professor G E M Born University of Cambridge
Music, Sound and the Re-configuration of Public and Private Space
Date: 04/18/2008-04/19/2008 (Section: S4)
£2000

Dr P Bou-Habib University of Essex
Justice Between Age Groups
Date: 06/25/2008-06/27/2008 (Section: S5)
£1910

Professor A Boyle University of Edinburgh
The Law of Climate Change in the Post-Kyoto World - Prospects and Prognoses
Date: 04/01/2008-04/30/2008 (Section: S1)
£2000

Dr F Budelmann Open University
Cognitive Classics
Date: 07/04/2008-07/05/2008 (Section: H1)
£2000

Professor T G S Cain Newcastle University
Lords of Wine and Oil: Community and Convivality in the work of Robert Herrick and his contemporaries
Date: 07/18/2008-07/20/2008 (Section: H5)
£1891

Professor A M Cameron, DBE, FBA Keble College, Oxford
Geoffrey Hill and his Contexts
Date: 07/02/2008-07/03/2008 (Section: H6)
£1129

Dr L Cashman University of Glasgow
Remembering 1948 and 1968: Reflections on two pivotal years in Czech and Slovak history
Date: 04/03/2008-04/04/2008 (Section: H10)
£1925

Professor C Clinton Queen's University Belfast
Closing of the Slave Trades: Translantic Perspectives: an international symposium
Date: 05/29/2008-05/31/2008 (Section: H10)
£1950

Dr V Connelly Oxford Brookes University
British Psychological Society Developmental Section conference
Date: 09/01/2008-09/03/2008 (Section: S6)
£1980

Dr E R Cowan University of Leicester
Velleius Paterculus: Making History
Date: 04/01/2008-04/03/2008 (Section: H1)
£2000

Professor T Crane School of Advanced Study, University of London
Self-knowledge and the Self
Date: 05/22/2008-05/23/2008 (Section: H12)
£1860

Professor M Daunton, FBA Trinity College, Cambridge
Social Policy across Borders: Commonalities, Convergence & Paradoxes in Connectivity 1850-1975
Date: 09/12/2008-09/13/2008 (Section: H10)
£1945

Professor N Davey University of Dundee
Hermeneutics: Contemporary Prospects (Tradition, Transmission and Treason)
Date: 04/04/2008-04/06/2008 (Section: H12)
£2000

Professor A R David University of Manchester
Pharmacy and Medicine in Ancient Egypt
Date: 09/01/2008-09/03/2008 (Section: H7)
£829

Dr J R T Daybell University of Plymouth
Material Reading of Early Modern culture 1550-1700
Date: 04/11/2008-04/12/2008 (Section: H5)
£2000

Dr H Dobson University of Sheffield
Opportunities and Challenges for the G8: Lessons for Japan and the UK
Date: 02/29/2008-03/01/2008 (Section: S5)
£2000

Dr G H Duijzings School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London
The 'Urban' and the 'Rural' in present-day Bulgaria
Date: 05/29/2008-05/30/2008 (Section: S3)
£1570

Dr S Edwards University of Strathclyde
Architexture: Textual and Architectural Spaces
Date: 04/15/2008-04/17/2008 (Section: H6)
£1719

Dr E Eger King's College London
Brilliant Women: Gender and Intellect, Reputation and Representation in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Date: 04/25/2008-04/26/2008 (Section: H5)
£2000

Professor V F Evans University of Brighton
International Conference in Language, Communication and Cognition
Date: 08/04/2008-08/07/2008 (Section: S6)
£2000

Dr M Frasca-Spada University of Cambridge
Reading Hume's _Treatise of Human Nature_
Date: 09/09/2008-09/10/2008 (Section: H12)
£2000

Professor H Fulton University of Wales, Swansea
The World of Chaucer: New Chaucer Society 16th international congress
Date: 07/18/2008-07/21/2008 (Section: H8)
£1976

Dr M Gibson University of Bristol
Tradeoffs in Female Life Histories: Raising New Questions in an Integrative Framework (IUSSP)
Date: 07/22/2008-07/25/2008 (Section: S4)
£2000

Dr G Giglioni Warburg Institute, University of London
Renaissance Averroism and its Aftermath: Arabic Philosophy in Early Modern Europe
Date: 06/20/2008-06/21/2008 (Section: H12)
£1986

Dr C Goulter King's College London
Air and Power and Strategy: Challenges for the 21st Century
Date: 06/12/2008-06/12/2008 (Section: H10)
£2000

Dr J Hall University of Exeter
Metre Matters: New Approaches to Prosody 1780-1914
Date: 07/03/2008-07/05/2008 (Section: H6)
£1795

Professor P R Hardie, FBA Trinity College, University of Cambridge
Classicisms in the English Renaissance
Date: 06/19/2008-06/21/2008 (Section: H5)
£2000

Dr R Harvey Royal Holloway, University of London
La diaspora occitane au moyen age: la culture occitane en Occitanie et ailleurs
Date: 06/05/2008-06/07/2008 (Section: H8)
£710

Dr P Hayden University of St Andrews
Thinking (With)Out Borders: International Political Theory in the 21st Century
Date: 06/12/2008-06/13/2008 (Section: S5)
£1546

Professor A Heilmann University of Hull
George Moore and his Contemporaries
Date: 09/05/2008-09/06/2008
(Section: H6)
£1703

Dr R F Hendry University of Durham
Modelling Matter
Date: 03/26/2008-03/28/2008 (Section: H12)
£1970

Dr K Hooper University of Liverpool
Coming out of the Nation: Beyond the National in Contemporary Galician Cultural Production
Date: 03/18/2008-03/20/2008 (Section: H6)
£1672

Dr N Hubble Brunel University
Literary London annual conference: Liminal London
Date: 07/02/2008-07/04/2008 (Section: H6)
£1975

Professor C E Jowitt Nottingham Trent University
Richard Hakluyt 1552-1616: Life; Times; Legacy
Date: 05/15/2008-05/17/2008 (Section: H9)
£1950

Dr M Klatt New College, University of Oxford
Rights, Law and Morality: Themes from the legal philosophy of Robert Alexy
Date: 09/10/2008-09/11/2008 (Section: S1)
£2000

Dr D Lehmann University of Cambridge
Workshop on Secularism
Date: 06/15/2008-06/17/2008 (Section: S4)
£2000

Professor G Ley University of Exeter
British Asian Theatre: From Past to Present
Date: 04/10/2008-04/13/2008 (Section: H6)
£1990

Dr V L Lo University College London
Sport, Medicine and Immortality
Date: 03/28/2008-03/29/2008 (Section: S4)
£2000

Dr A Marmodoro Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Powers: Their Grounding and Their Realization
Date: 03/17/2008-03/19/2008 (Section: H12)
£2000

Professor M Martin-Jones University of Birmingham
Multilingualism, Discourse and Ethnography
Date: 04/08/2008-04/10/2008 (Section: H4)
£1940

Dr M Minas-Nerpel University of Wales, Swansea
Gaius Cornelius Gallus: Poet and Politician
Date: 03/01/2008-03/02/2008 (Section: H1)
£1337

Professor C Mitchell King's College London
Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Unjust Enrichment
Date: 04/11/2008-04/12/2008 (Section: S1)
£1000

Dr N Mookherjee Lancaster University
Counter-mapping the Self: Agency and History in South Asia
Date: 03/14/2008-03/14/2008 (Section: S3)
£1995

Professor L M A Mulvey, FBA Birkbeck, University of London
The Geographies of Film Theory
Date: 06/27/2008-06/29/2008 (Section: H6)
£1999

Dr F Murphy University of Aberdeen
Deus Habet Consilium - The Career and Prospects of Providence
Date: 01/07/2008-01/09/2008 (Section: H2)
£1995

Dr A Mycock University of Huddersfield
Britishness, Identity and Citizenship: The View from Abroad
Date: 06/05/2008-06/06/2008 (Section: S5)
£1170

Dr D Osborne Goldsmiths College University of London
On Whose Terms?: Critical Negotiations in Black British Literature and the Arts
Date: 03/12/2008-03/14/2008 (Section: H6)
£2000

Professor P Osborne Middlesex University
Aesthetics and Contemporary Art
Date: 03/13/2008-03/14/2008 (Section: H12)
£1657

Professor H Owen University of Manchester
Psychoanalysis and Portuguese Studies
Date: 05/30/2008-05/31/2008 (Section: H6)
£1142

Dr R Parfect King's College London
Creative China: Visual Culture, Architecture and Design
Date: 06/06/2008-06/07/2008 (Section: H11)
£2000

Miss G Peele Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford
The Future of the American Conservative Movement
Date: 05/08/2008-05/10/2008 (Section: S5)
£1950

Professor A Pettegree University of St Andrews
The Book in Transition. The Printed Book in the post-incunabula age 1500-1540
Date: 09/02/2008-09/05/2008 (Section: H9)
£1872

Dr A Rankin Trinity College, Cambridge
Secrets and Knowledge: Medicine, Science and Commerce 1500-1800
Date: 02/15/2008-02/16/2008 (Section: H9)
£990

Dr J Reinarz University of Birmingham
The Five Senses in the Enlightenment
Date: 05/17/2008-05/18/2008 (Section: H9)
£1952

Dr J Renton Edge Hill University
Antisemitism and Islamophobia in Europe: Comparisons/Contrasts/Connections
Date: 06/23/2008-06/24/2008 (Section: S4)
£1947

Dr G Robinson University of Stirling
Caribbean - Scottish Passages: History, Language and Literature
Date: 06/24/2008-06/25/2008 (Section: H5)
£2000

Professor J V Rodriguez Mora University of Edinburgh
Recent Developments in research on Intergenerational Economic Mobility
Date: 06/27/2008-06/30/2008 (Section: S2)
£2000

Professor N D B Saul University of Durham
The Evolution of Literature: Legacies of Darwin in European Cultures
Date: 04/04/2008-04/06/2008 (Section: H6)
£2000

Professor E J Schafer Royal Holloway, University of London
Changing Australia: British Australian Studies Association biennial conference 2008
Date: 09/02/2008-09/05/2008 (Section: H6)
£1800

Dr K Scharf University of Warwick
Public Economics UK
Date: 05/20/2008-05/22/2008 (Section: S2)
£2000

Dr R J Schulting University of Oxford
Neolithic Violence in a European Perspective
Date: 03/13/2008-03/15/2008 (Section: H7)
£2000

Professor J M H Smith University of Glasgow
Gender and Generations: Women and the Life Cycle in Historical Perspective
Date: 09/05/2008-09/07/2008 (Section: H9)
£1444

Dr M Sprevak King?s College, Cambridge
Computation and Cognitive Science
Date: 07/07/2008-07/08/2008 (Section: H12)
£2000

Dr D Townshend University of Stirling
Poetry and Translation: An International Conference
Date: 07/16/2008-07/20/2008 (Section: H6)
£1800

Dr C van Ruymbeke University of Cambridge
Persian Literature in Multilingual India (15c-17c): Genres, Contexts, Styles
Date: 06/16/2008-06/18/2008 (Section: H3)
£2000

Professor A M Walsham University of Exeter
Relics and Remains
Date: 09/10/2008-09/12/2008 (Section: H2)
£2000

Dr B T Walton Jesus College, Cambridge
Beethoven and Rossini: Crossing Musical Cultures
Date: 05/23/2008-05/25/2008 (Section: H11)
£1954

Professor B Ward University of Manchester
Understanding the South, Understanding Modern America: The South in Regional, National and Global Contexts
Date: 05/22/2008-05/24/2008 (Section: H10)
£2000

Professor H Ward Loughborough University
8th International Looking after Children conference: Care Matters
Date: 07/07/2008-07/09/2008 (Section: S4)
£1900

Professor J C E Watson University of Salford
Genitive Constructions in Semitic: comparative and diachronic perspectives
Date: 04/07/2008-04/08/2008 (Section: H4)
£2000

Dr W Watts Miller Independent Researcher
In Search of solidarity: 150 Years after the Birth of Emile Durkheim
Date: 10/10/2008-10/12/2008 (Section: S4)
£2000

Professor D Welch University of Kent
Justifying War: Propaganda, Politics and War in the Modern Age
Date: 07/08/2008-07/10/2008 (Section: H10)
£1995

Dr D Wengrow University College London
Cultures of Commodity Branding
Date: 05/10/2008-05/11/2008 (Section: S3)
£1723

Dr D Whetham King's College London
International Defence Ethics Conference: Series II
Date: 12/04/2008-12/05/2008 (Section: H12)
£1370

Dr A Willis University of Salford
Europe on screen: Issue in the Future Distribution and Exhibition of European Cinema
Date: 06/11/2008-06/12/2008 (Section: H6)
£1315

Professor N Zangwill University of Durham
Scruton's Aesthetics
Date: 07/22/2008-07/24/2008 (Section: H12)
£2000