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The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

John Morrill

Abstract

To mark its centenary in 2002, the British Academy invited leading universities around the UK to host public lectures on the current state of and future prospects for a cross section of the disciplines that fall within the Academy's compass. The Academy proposed the discipline and the universities nominated their preferred speakers. Those selected were drawn from Britain, Europe and the USA, and they rose magnificently to the challenge, while interpreting it in a way specific to their discipline. The eight chapters (plus four commentaries) span the disciplines in the humanities and the social ... More

Keywords: British Academy, humanities, social sciences, history of art, international relations, geography, academic community, public policy, centenary, 2002

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780197263129
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Morrill, editor
Professor of British and Irish History, University of Cambridge; Fellow of the British Academy