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Interim findings of the British Academys policy research project, Born Global: Rethinking language policy for 21st century Britain, was the topic for discussion at a special event at the Language Show Live, Olympia this Friday 17 October. The Born Global Symposium saw two panels debate the interim ...
17 Oct 2014
The British Academy and Guardian today launch the 2014 Language Festival with the Born Global Symposia at the Language Show Live at Olympia, London. Running from 17 October 28 November 2014, the UK-wide festival celebrates the importance of language learning and the UK's diverse cultural heritage. As ...
17 Oct 2014
As part of the Inside Out Festival, the British Academy and the Culture Capital exchange will hold a free event titled Artists in the Academy at the British Academy on Monday 20 October.A panel of artists, academics and researchers will discuss the relationship between researchers and arts practitioners.The event will be chaired ...
16 Oct 2014
The British Academy has today opened submissions for its 2015 prizes and medals.Each year the British Academy awards a range of prizes and medals on the recommendation of specialist committees. Presentations are made at an awards ceremony each autumn. The following prizes and medals are now open for nominations: ...
1 Oct 2014
The 2014 Nayef Al-Rodan Prize for Transcultural Understanding is awarded to Professor Jonathan D. Jansen (University of the Free State) for 'Knowledge in the Blood: confronting race and the apartheid past'. This major £25,000 prize for work on transcultural understanding is administered by the British Academy, and named after International Relations ...
1 Oct 2014
To coincide with the European Day of Languages, the British Academy has today announced the winners of the 2014 Schools Language Awards. Schools and colleges - or institutions supporting them - were asked to submit proposals for increasing the numbers of students learning languages at higher levels. A full list ...
26 Sep 2014
The UK's four National Academies will jointly hold roundtable breakfast discussions discussing research and innovation in the UK at the Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat party conferences this autumn. The events will look at the UK's proud track record of research excellence and how in addition to underpinning innovation that creates ...
22 Sep 2014
Ahead of the Scottish Referendum on 18 September, the British Academy has published 'Treasury Control and Public Expenditure in Scotland 1885-1979'. Edited by Ian Levitt, the book explores Scottish claims for ...
15 Sep 2014
The Academy of Medical Sciences, the British Academy and the Royal Society have announced the launch of a new research funding scheme, the Newton Advanced Fellowships. The scheme will provide established international researchers with an opportunity to develop the research strengths and capabilities of their research ...
15 Sep 2014

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