ISBN : 9780197266236
For over 100 years, the British Academy's public lectures have communicated the best scholarship in the humanities and social sciences to both specialists and general audiences. This volume publishes lectures from the 2016 and 2017 programmes. The lectures are also made available in the open access Journal of the British Academy.
David Garland: Penal Power in America: Forms, Functions and Foundations; David L D'Avray: Stages of Papal Law; John Bynner: Whatever Happened to Lifelong Learning? And does it Matter?; David Sanders: The UK's Changing Party System: The Prospects for a Party Realignment at Westminster; Elhanan Helpman: Globalisation and Wage Inequality; Ian H. Robertson: The Stress Test: Can Stress Ever Be Beneficial?; Dawn Chatty: The Duty to Be Generous (Karam): Alternatives to Rights-Based Asylum in the Middle East; Wang Mingming: Some Turns in a 'Journey to the West': Cosmological Proliferation in an Anthropology of Eurasia