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In a public statement sent to the main political party leaders, the British Academy warns today that constitutional change should not be entered into unadvisedly or lightly or rushed and proposes three crucial tests any new constitutional changes should meet. Drawing on ...
27 Nov 2014
Outstanding contribution to research in the humanities and social sciences is to be celebrated tonight at the British Academy Prizes and Medals Ceremony 2014. Each year the British Academy awards a range of prizes and medals on the recommendation of specialist committees.  Two new awards will be made for the ...
25 Nov 2014
Radio 3 is set to broadcast five essays on the theme of voice and radio, recorded in front of an audience at the British Academy in October 2014, to celebrate the Dylan Thomas Centenary. Made as part of The Essay series, the first of five programmes will be broadcast tonight ...
24 Nov 2014
The BordeauxDublin Letters, 1757: Correspondence of an Irish Community Abroad has won the Prix Brives-Cazes prize, awarded by the Académie Nationale des Sciences Belles-Lettres et Arts de Bordeaux. The book consists of 125 letters ...
20 Nov 2014
Sir Andrew Motion was awarded the Wilfred Owen Poetry Award at the British Academy on Wednesday 12 November. Peter Owen, Wilfred Owen's nephew and president of the Wilfred Owen Association presented the prize at 'The Past Hovering: An evening of War Poetry', part of the British ...
14 Nov 2014
Responding to comments made yesterday by Education Secretary Nicky Morgan in relation to the STEM skills gap, British Academy President Lord Stern said today: "The Minister's choice of language was unfortunate. The UK has an unrivalled reputation for its arts and humanities teaching and research, and the world comes to ...
11 Nov 2014
On Tuesday 28th October, at the British Academy's 3rd annual Legacy Lunch, the President, Lord Stern of Brentford, announced the establishment of the Frida Mond Society. The Society was formed to recognise the generosity of all those who have expressed the intention to leave a gift to the Academy in ...
4 Nov 2014
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

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