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

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

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