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The British Academy for the humanities and social sciences was established by Royal Charter in 1902.

Its purpose is to inspire, recognise and support excellence and high achievement in the humanities and social sciences, throughout the UK and internationally, and to champion their role and value.

With an international reputation for its support of excellence in academic scholarship, the British Academy produces academic publications that are designed to stimulate curiosity, inspire and develop future generations of scholars, and encourage appreciation of the social and cultural value of these disciplines.

British Academy Scholarship Online is an online collection of academic monographs and essay collections from the distinguished British Academy list.

‘For over a hundred years, the Proceedings of the British Academy series has published some of the most important essays in the humanities and social sciences. Volumes in this flagship series are strongly represented in this new update,’ says Professor Chris Wickham FBA, Publications Secretary at the British Academy, 2009 - 2014.

British Academy Scholarship Online is available through the University Press Scholarship Online platform. Find out more about UPSO, and read our FAQs for troubleshooting guidance on how to use the site.

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