British academy

Conference Support Grants: 2009-10

Please note: Awards are arranged alphabetically by surname of the grant recipient. The institution is that given at the time of application. The grants listed were awarded during the academic session 2008-09.

Professor Karin Barber University of Birmingham
Tuning in to African cities: popular culture and urban experience in sub-Saharan Africa
(Anthropology / Social & Cultural Anthropology, other branches)

Professor David Bates University of East Anglia
East Anglia and Its North Sea World
(History / Medieval History - History)

Professor Alexander James Bird University of Bristol
Progress in Medicine
(Philosophy / Philosophy of science)

Dr Fran Brearton Queen's University Belfast
British and Irish Poetry 1960-2010
(English Language and Literature / Contemporary Literature (English))

Professor John Breuilly London School of Economics and Political Science
The Twentieth Anniversary ASEN Conference: 'Nation and Charisma'
(Politics / Political Sociology - Politics)

Professor Pawan Budhwar Aston University
11th International Human Resource Management
(Business and Management Studies / Organisational Theory)

Dr Aviva Burnstock Courtauld Institute of Art
International conference on Tudor and Jacobean Painting: Production, Influences and Patronage
(History of Art / Conservation and Technical Art History)

Dr John Coggon University of Manchester
Medical Law and Ethics in the Media Spotlight
(Law / Medical Law)

Dr Amy Erickson University of Cambridge
Women's Work in Early Modern Europe
(History / Economic History)

Dr Stephen Farrall University of Sheffield
The Legal and Criminological Consequences of Climate Change
(Law / Criminal Law and Justice, Criminology)

Professor Valerie Fraser University of Essex
Meeting Margins: Transnational Art in Latin America and Europe 1950-1978
(History of Art / Cultural Studies - History of Art)

Professor Bjarke Frellesvig University of Oxford
Japanese/Korean Linguistics 20
(Linguistics / Linguistics & Particular Languages or Families)

Dr Xiaolan Fu University of Oxford
Global Economic Recovery: The Role of China and Other Emerging Economies
(Economics / Economic Policy)

Dr Jamie Barrow Gaskarth University of Plymouth
British foreign policy in the 21st Century
(Politics / Int'l Political Economy/Foreign Policy Analysis)

Dr James Harris University of St Andrews
David Hume after 300 years
(Philosophy / History of philosophy)

Dr Johannes Haubold University of Durham
The World of Berossos
(Classics and Ancient History / Classics in comparative and interdisciplinary contexts)

Dr Bridget Heal University of St Andrews
Reformation Studies Colloquium 2010
(History / Early Modern History)

Professor Margaret Louise Holloway University of Hull
Spirituality in a Changing World
(Religious Studies / Philosophy and Ethics of Religion)

Professor Diana Holmes University of Leeds
FINDING THE PLOT: On the Importance of Storytelling in Popular Fictions
(Modern Languages / French language and literature)

Dr Anthea Innes University of Stirling
Coming of Age: Dementia in the 21st Century
(Sociology / Ageing Studies and Social Gerontology)

Professor John Irving School of Advanced Study, University of London
The Symphony Orchestra as Cultural phenomenon
(Music / Music performance studies)

Dr Simon Charles Kaner University of East Anglia
Constructed Bodies of Japanese and European Prehistory
(Archaeology / Prehistoric Archaeology)

Dr Ann Kelly London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Thinking with Insects: Entomological Reflections on History, Medicine and Politics
(Anthropology / Social & Cultural Anthropology, other branches)

Dr Marjo Koivisto University of Exeter
Liberalism and World Order
(Politics / International Relations)

Professor Sergey Levendorskiy University of Leicester
Nature-Investment interactions in Ecological degradation
(Economics / Ecological Economics)

Professor Stephen Machin University College London
European Association of Labour Economists/Society of Labor Economists 2010 3rd International Conference
(Economics / Economics and Quantitative Analysis)

Dr Fiona Macintosh University of Oxford
Choruses: Ancient and Modern
(Classics and Ancient History / The reception of classical antiquity and the classical tradition)

Dr Magnus Marsden School of Oriental and African Studies
Swat revisted: Bath, Pukhtuns and Political Anthropology
(Anthropology / Political Anthropology)

Mr Roger Masterman University of Durham
A symposium to mark the tenth anniversary of the Human Rights Act
(Law / Public Law)

Dr Elizabeth Rose Mcfall Open University
Encountering Markets: consumers, credit and devices
(Sociology / Economic Sociology)

Dr Clare McManus Roehampton University
Renaissance Women's Performance and the Dramatic Canon.
(English Language and Literature / Renaissance literature)

Ms Joanna Miles University of Cambridge
The Future of Family Property in Europe (the 4th conference of the Commission on European Family Law)
(Law / Private Law (Family, Persons))

Professor David Gordon Ellis Norbrook University of Oxford
John Selden (1584-1654): Scholarship in Context
(History / Early Modern History)

Dr Tamsin Christina O'Connell University of Cambridge
7th Advanced Seminar on Palaeodiet
(Archaeology / Archaeological Science & Environmental Archaeology)

Professor Ralph Penny Queen Mary, University of London
Sixteenth British Conference on Judeo-Spanish Studies
(Modern Languages / Iberian and Latin American languages and literatures)

Professor Anne Phillips London School of Economics and Political Science
Why Social Justice Matters: the Legacy of Brian Barry
(Politics / Political Theory)

Dr Eyal Poleg University of Edinburgh
Form and Function in the Late Medieval Bible
(Medieval Studies / Medieval History - Medieval Studies)

Dr Rajindra Puri University of Kent
New Directions for Urgent Anthropological Research
(Anthropology / Social & Cultural Anthropology, other branches)

Dr Chitra Ramalingam University of Cambridge
William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography
(History of Art / History of Photography, Time-Based &Digital Media)

Dr Jessica Reinisch Birkbeck, University of London
The Forty Years' Crisis: Refugees in Europe, 1919-1959
(History / Modern History)

Dr Prakash Shah Queen Mary, University of London
Legal Practice and Accommodation in Multicultural Europe
(Law / Sociology of Law)

Professor Philip Spencer Kingston University
The Holocaust and Modern Genocide
(History / Political History)

Dr Simon Szreter University of Cambridge
Comparative History of Civil Registration: History and Policy
(History / Modern History)

Professor George Talbot University of Hull
Italian Poetry in Conflict
(Modern Languages / Italian language and literature)

Dr Cain Todd Lancaster University
European Society for Aesthetics Annual Conference
(Philosophy / Aesthetics)

Dr Ayse Keyce Uskul University of Essex
Debating Honour in the Context of Group and Gender Relations, the Self, and Aggression
(Psychology / Social Psychology and Organisational Psychology)

Dr Claire Whitehead University of St Andrews
The Caucasus: Imagining Freedom, Negotiating Dominion
(Politics / International Relations)

Professor Alasdair Whittle Cardiff University
Sacré vert! Alpine axeheads and the social dynamics of Neolithic and Chalcolithic Europe
(Archaeology / Prehistoric Archaeology)

Dr David Woodman University of Cambridge
The Long Twelfth-Century View of the Anglo-Saxon Past
(History / Medieval History - History)