British academy

UK events organised by Academy-Sponsored Institutes

Each sponsored organisation has its own programme of events held in the UK and overseas. Events are held at the British Academy, unless stated otherwise.

Sep
2

From the River to the Sea: Taking the Pulse of Palestine-Israel 20 Years After Oslo


This event is the culmination of two years of research funded by the British Academy and carried out by the Council for British Research in the Levant’s East Jerusalem research centre, the Kenyon Institute.

Location: London School of Economics and Political Science, Room 9.04, Tower 2, Clement's Inn

Council for British Research in the Levant


Sep
24

Rome's Hidden Frontier: East of Asia Minor


A lecture by Tim Mitford, Fellow of BIAA

Location: British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

Time: 6:30pm

British Institute at Ankara


Oct
8

Archaeology and the Arab Conquest of Libya


Lecture by Dr Corisande Fenwick, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, School of Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Leicester

Location: British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

Time: 5:30pm

Society for Libyan Studies


Nov
11

Challenging Archaeology in Eastern Africa


A lecture by Professor Paul Lane, former Director of BIEA and Professor of Global Archaeology at Uppsala University

Location: British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

Time: 6:00pm

British Institute in Eastern Africa


Nov
17

Helen of Troy - Goddess, Princess, Seductress


A lecture by Dr Bettany Hughes (Oxford)

Location: British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

Time: 6:30pm

Admission: £10 (Free to BIAA Members)

British Institute at Ankara


Nov
18

Nadir Shah and the Spoils of India: Art in 18th Century Iran


A lecture by Dr Sussan Babaie (Courtauld Institute of Art)

Location: British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

Time: 6:00pm

British Institute of Persian Studies


Nov
18

Gertrude Bell and the 'Woman Question'


Lecture by Professor Helen Berry

Location: British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

Time: 6:00pm

British Institute for the Study of Iraq


Nov
23

Creative Humanities: A Cultural Ecosystem


Panel discussion, which will include figures from the world of the arts, education and humanities

Location: British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

Time: 6:00pm

British School at Rome


Dec
2

Beyond the Garamantes: The Results of the Trans-Sahara Project


Lecture by Professor David Mattingly, School of Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Leicester

Location: British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

Time: 5:00pm

Society for Libyan Studies