British academy

Conference Support Grants: 2010-11

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 2010-11.

Dr Zofia Archibald University of Liverpool
Retail and wholesale exchange in the Greek and Roman eastern Mediterranean
(Classics and Ancient History / History of Greece and the Greek World)
£6530

Dr Duncan Astle Royal Holloway, University of London
Attention and Memory: Mechanisms of Selection and Maintenance
(Psychology / Cognitive and Perceptual Psychology)
Free use of the British Academy venue

Professor Les Back Goldsmiths, University of London
Shock and Awe: 100 years of bombing from above
(Sociology / Political Sociology)
£10816

Dr Jeremy Barham University of Surrey
Gustav Mahler Centenary Conference. 'Mahler: Contemporary of the Past?'
(Music / History & Criticism of Music: Romantic)
£6288

Dr Paul Behrens University of Leicester
A Contextual View of Genocidal Intent
(Law / International Law (Public))
£6938

Professor Daniel Bernhofen University of Nottingham
European Research Workshop in International Trade
(Economics / Overseas Economics)
£7500

Dr Katherine Brickell Royal Holloway, University of London
Contemporary Challenges in Transitional Vietnam: Insights from Vietnam Studies in the United Kingdom
(Geography / Area Studies)
£3770

Professor Richard Hugh Britnell Independent Scholar
Northern England and and Lowland Scotland: Some Common Foundations, 800-1300
(History / Medieval History - History)
£1540

Dr Ben Burton University of Oxford
Renaissance Poetic Form: New Directions
(English Language and Literature / Renaissance literature)
£4992

Dr Nicola Countouris University College London
'Resocializing Europe'
(Law / Labour Law and Discrimination)
£4842

Professor Max Deeg Cardiff University
Pilgrim, Propagandist and Cultural Icon: Exploring myth and reality in Xuanzang's  'Record of the Western Regions'
(Religious Studies / Asian Religions)
£7000

Professor Stephen Farrall University of Sheffield
Exploring and Theorising the Long-term Impacts of Thatcherite Social and Economic Policies
(Politics / Public Policy and Administration)
Free use of the British Academy venue
Papers published in 2014 in The Legacy of Thatcherism: Assessing and exploring Thatcherite social and economic policies, edited by Stephen Farrall & Colin Hay (British Academy Original Paperback)

Professor Leonardo Felli London School of Economics and Political Science
European Summer Symposium in Economic Theory (ESSET)
(Economics / Financial Economics)
£7500

Professor Peter Fonagy University College London
Implications of Research on the Neuroscience of Affect, Attachment and Social Cognition
(Psychology / Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology)
£5792

Professor Hilary Footitt University of Reading
Languages at War
(Modern Languages / Cultural Studies - Modern Languages)
£1604

Professor Michael Gordon Fulford University of Reading
Seeing red: international conference on new economic and social perspectives on Gallo-Roman sigillata
(Archaeology / Classical art and archaeology)
£7285

Miss Harriet Godwin Open University
Art and Alchemy: Contemporary Art and Transformation
(History of Art / Critical and cultural theory - History of Art)
£3820

Dr Sacha Golob Peterhouse, Cambridge
Conceptual and Non-Conceptual Content: History and Prospects
(Philosophy / Philosophy of mind)
£2437

Professor Helen Hackett University College London
Early Modern Exchanges
(English Language and Literature / Renaissance literature)
£6447

Professor Edith Hall Royal Holloway, University of London
Ancient Greek Myth and Modern Conflict in World Fiction since 1989
(Classics and Ancient History / The reception of classical antiquity and the classical tradition)
£6005

Dr Nathan Hill School of Oriental and African Studies
Bon, Shangshung, and Early Tibet
(Religious Studies / Other Specific Religion)
£4400

Professor Wolfram Hinzen University of Durham
The past and future of Universal Grammar
(Linguistics / Morphology and Syntax)
£6829.92

Professor Geoffrey Hosking University College London
Trust and Distrust in the USSR
(History / Modern History)
£5484

Professor John Hutnyk Goldsmiths, University of London
Preservation, Heritage and Urban Transformation: Vernacular Globalizations
(Geography / Historical Geography)
£6280

Dr Luca Incurvati University of Cambridge
Foundations of Mathematics: What are they and what are they for?
(Philosophy / Logic)
£4352

Dr Jennifer Ingleheart University of Durham
The Reception of Rome and the Construction of Western Homosexual Identities
(Classics and Ancient History / The reception of classical antiquity and the classical tradition)
£3968.04

Dr Ying Jin University of Cambridge
Symposium on Applied Urban Modelling (AUM2012): Assessing Pathways towards Energy Efficient and Climate Wise City Regions
(Economics / Applied Economics)
£6320

Professor Heather Joshi Institute of Education
Social Change and the Life Course: International Perspectives
(Sociology / Sociology of Ethnicity/Race)
£7000

Dr Chris Kaplonski University of Cambridge
Thinking through oral history:anthropological findings and reflections on the oral history of twentieth century Mongolia
(Anthropology / Social & Cultural Anthropology, other branches)
£7000

Dr Rachel Kendal University of Durham
European Human Behaviour & Evolution Association Conference 2012
(Anthropology / Evolutionary Anthropology)
£6587.5

Dr Anna Kibort University of Cambridge
Explorations in Syntactic Government and Subcategorisation
(Linguistics / Morphology and Syntax)
£3445

Dr Kevin Killeen University of York
The Bible in the Seventeenth Century: The AV Quatercentenary (1611-2011)
(History / Early Modern History)
£9999

Dr Griseldis Kirsch School of Oriental and African Studies
Making a Difference - Representing/Constructing the Other in Asian/African Media, Cinema and Languages
(Oriental and African Studies / Japanese language and literature)
£7000

Professor Alison Liebling University of Cambridge
Legitimacy and Criminal Justice: Challenges Within and Across Borders
(Law / Criminal Law and Justice, Criminology)
£7000

Dr Erika Mansnerus London School of Economics and Political Science
Modelling for policy
(Sociology / Health Studies)
£4225

Professor Christopher McCrudden University of Oxford
Human Dignity Seminar
(Law / Jurisprudence and Legal Theory)
£2460
Papers published in 2013 in Understanding Human Dignity, edited by Christopher McCrudden (Proceedings of the British Academy, 192)

Dr Stuart McGill School of Oriental and African Studies
Workshop on applied Language Documentation in sub-Saharan Africa
(Linguistics / Language Description and Documentation)
£2190

Professor David Miller University of Strathclyde
A Decade of terrorism and Counter-terrorism since 9/11: Taking stock and new directions in research and policy
(Sociology / Political Sociology)
£4960

Dr Andrew Edward Millie University of Glasgow
Policing in a time of contraction and constraint: Re-imagining the role and function of contemporary policing
(Sociology / Criminology and Deviance)
£1280

Dr Stephen Mossman University of Manchester
Literaturbetrieb im spätmittelalterlichen Strassburg / Literary Culture in Late Medieval Strasbourg
(Medieval Studies / Medieval History - Medieval Studies)
£1643

Dr Staffan Mueller-Wille University of Exeter
Worlds of Paper. Writing Natural History from Gessner to Darwin
(History / History of Science)
£7000

Dr Veronica O'Mara University of Hull
'Nuns' Literacies in Medieval Europe'
(Medieval Studies / Manuscript Studies)
£4890

Professor Inderjeet Parmar University of Manchester
Smart power, smart philanthropy: hard, soft and smart power in the American Century
(History / Modern History)
£5445

Dr John Perry University of Oxford
Christian Ethics Engages Peter Singer: Utilitarianism and Theology in Dialogue
(Religious Studies / Christian Ethics)
£5945

Dr Lucia Prauscello University of Cambridge
Simonides lyricus
(Classics and Ancient History / Greek language and literature)
£2338

Dr Raluca Radulescu Bangor University
Insular Books: Vernacular Miscellanies in Late Medieval Britain
(Medieval Studies / Manuscript Studies)
£6620

Dr Dorothy Rowe University of Bristol
Der Blaue Reiter Centenary Conference
(History of Art / History of art and design)
£3150

Dr Kanchana N. Ruwanpura University of Southampton
Bodies of Power, Forms of Power: South Asia through History and Across Disciplines (25th Anniversary BASAS Conference)
(Geography / Area Studies)
£10735

Professor Steve Schifferes City University
The role of the media in financial crises in historical and comparative perspective
(Communications and Media Studies / Film and Media Studies)
£7110

Professor David Neil Sedley University of Cambridge
Politeia
(Classics and Ancient History / Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy)
£1461

Professor Richard Sharpe University of Oxford
How the Secularization of Religious Houses Transformed the Libraries of Europe, 16th-19th Centuries
(History / Early Modern History)
£7000

Dr Susanne Shultz University of Oxford
New Thinking: advances in the study of human cognitive evolution
(Psychology / Cognitive and Perceptual Psychology)
£7450
Papers published in 2012 in New thinking: the evolution of human cognition, edited by Cecilia Heyes and Uta Frith (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, B, 367:1599)

Professor Mark Smith University of Oxford
Eleventh International Congress of Demotic Studies
(Oriental and African Studies / Ancient Near Eastern languages and literature)
£4395

Professor Laixiang Sun School of Oriental and African Studies
The Chinese Way of Economic Reform and Development and Its Interaction with Globalization
(Economics / Economic Policy)
£7000

Professor Martin Thomas University of Exeter
The Civilianization of Warfare in the Twentieth Century: European and Colonial Perspectives
(History / Modern History)
£7000

Professor John Thompson Queen's University Belfast
New Directions in Medieval Manuscript Studies and Reading Practices: A Conference in Honour of Derek Pearsall's Eightieth Birthday
(Medieval Studies / Manuscript Studies)
£7000

Dr Lesley Twomey Northumbria University
Gossip, Gospel, and Governance: Orality in Early Modern Europe (1400-1700)
(History / Early Modern History)
£4200

Dr Catherine Utting King's College London
Britain and the 1991 Gulf War: a Witness Seminar
(History / History of a specific country)
£3574

Dr Lisa Vanhala University of Oxford
Climate Change Litigation, Policy and Mobilization
(Law / Environmental Law)
£6858

Ms Patricia Walsh King's College London
Autism, Ethics and The Good Life
(Philosophy / Ethics including applied ethics)
£2184

Dr Peggy Watson University of Cambridge
Health Care and Change: The US, China and Post-Communist Europe in a Reconfiguring World
(Sociology / Medical Sociology/Sociology of Health and Illness)
£4163

Professor Stephen Weatherill University of Oxford
The Involvement Of EU Law In Private Law Relationships
(Law / European Union Law)
£7399

Professor Alasdair Whittle Cardiff University
Early Farmers: The View from Archaeology and Science
(Archaeology / Archaeological Science & Environmental Archaeology)
£7000
Papers published in 2014 in Early Farmers: The View from Archaeology and Science, edited by Alasdair Whittle & Penny Bickle (Proceedings of the British Academy, 198)

Dr Catherine Wynne University of Hull
Bram Stoker Centenary Conference (Theme: 'Bram Stoker and Gothic Transformations')
(English Language and Literature / Victorian literature)
£2411.4