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.

Feb
3

Sir Alfred Biliotti and the end of Ottoman Crete, 1885-1899


Lecture by David Barchard, writer and former journalist

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

Time: 6:30pm

£10 for non-members and free for BIAA members

British Institute at Ankara


Feb
24

Walking in Woolley's footsteps: Ur Brought to Life for the Digital Age


BISI’s 82nd AGM and the Annual Mallowan Lecture: Dr Birger Ekornåsvåg Helgestad and Dr Jon Taylor

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

Time: 6:00pm

British Institute for the Study of Iraq


Mar
2

The Felon, the Faithful and the Fighter : the Protean face of the Chivalric Man (javanmard) in the Medieval and Modern Persian World


BIPS / Durham Annual Lambton Lecture by Dr Lloyd Ridgeon, University of Durham

Location: School of Government and International Affairs, al-Qasimi Building, Elvet Hill Road, University of Durham, Durham DH1 3TU

Time: 3:00pm

British Institute of Persian Studies


Mar
7

Rogier van der Weyden and the encounter between faith and art


Lecture by Dr Gabriele Finaldi, The National Gallery

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

Time: 6:00pm

British School at Rome


Mar
16

Some reflections on the Persian writings of Al-Ghazali


Lecture by Professor Carol Hillenbrand OBE FRSE FBA, Professor of Islamic History, University of St Andrews, and Professor Emerita, University of Edinburgh

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

Time: 6:00pm

British Institute of Persian Studies


May
10

The Mesopotamia campaign from both sides of the trenches, 1914-17


Lecture by Professor Eugene Rogan, University of Oxford

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

Time: 6:30pm

£10 for non-members and free for BIAA members

British Institute at Ankara


Jun
20

Perspectives on ancient and medieval Sicily: an island and its seas


Lecture by Dr Lesley Fitton, British Museum and Dr Paul Roberts, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

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

Time: 6:00pm

British School at Rome