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[British Academy] Review, July-December 1999

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The British Academy aims to publish a regular account of its activities by means of its new biannual Review. This is only the second issue of the Review, and covers events and activities that took place during the first part of the academic year, from July to December 1999.

You may download the whole issue, or click on the blue links below for individual articles.


Foreword

About the British Academy

PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS

President’s Notes, Sir Tony Wrigley FBA

Recent Honours

THE PREMISES

The S. T. Lee Library

Pictures, Portraits and Decoration

LECTURES AND CONFERENCES

Report

The Pendulum and the Pit: Changing Perceptions of the American Presidency, Mr Godfrey Hodgson

Thomas Carlyle and Oliver Cromwell, Professor Blair Worden FBA

From Laurel to Fig: Petrarch and the Structures of the Self, Professor Nicholas Mann FBA

On the ‘Origins’ of Science, Professor Sir Geoffrey Lloyd FBA

Computers, Language and Speech, Professor Karen Spärck Jones FBA, Professor Gerald Gazdar FBA and Professor Roger Needham FRS

Indo-Iranian Languages and Peoples, Dr Elizabeth Tucker

ACADEMY RESEARCH PROJECTS

The Survey of English Place-Names, Professor Richard Coates

Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Professor Rosemary Cramp

PUBLICATIONS

Report

Politics as a Vocation, Professor Brian Barry FBA

Past, Present, Proust, Professor Gregory Currie

INTERNATIONAL

From the Foreign Secretary, Professor Nicholas Mann FBA

Overseas Policy

British Schools and Institutes Overseas and Sponsored Societies

RESEARCH AWARDS

Report

New Urtext Edition: Beethoven Symphonies 1–9, Jonathan Del Mar

Reports on Recent Work  (PDF)

From the Archive

One hundred years ago ... [the documents published in this article were reprinted in A Documentary Account of the Foundation of the British Academy pp. 1-3]


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Number of pages: 58

Publication date: 2000

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