The British Academy

The British Academy
The Royal Society, 6–9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH
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Immigration: What Next?

Immigration continues to be central to the political and media agenda - playing a major part in the EU referendum debate in the UK - while the refugee crisis has had dramatic repercussions across Europe. Join this panel as they discuss findings from the European Social Survey and ask, what do we know about the public's…

Thu 17 Nov

Free / 020 7969 5200

The Magic Hour

Established 3 years and ranked in the top 10 attractions of London (TripAdvisor 2014), The Magic Hour moves to new opulent premises over looking The Mall on Carlton House Terrace. From the moment you enter the Georgian mansion house and ascend the winding grand staircase, you can imagine the grandeur of the great magic…

Fri 28 Oct

£30–£45 / 020 7969 5200

Fri 4 Nov

£30–£45 / 020 7969 5200

Fri 11 Nov

£30–£45 / 020 7969 5200

…and 15 more dates until 24 Feb 2017

Meet the Authors: Bailie Gifford Prize Shortlist

Join us for a special evening at the British Academy as the authors shortlisted for this year's Bailie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction discuss their books with Lorien Kite, books editor of the Financial Times. The Baillie Gifford Prize (previously The Samuel Johnson Prize) is the UK's premier prize for non-fiction books…

Thu 10 Nov

Our Window On The Universe

Rosalind Franklin Lecture 2016 by Professor Jo Dunkley. The night sky is fascinating to humans, giving us a window on space beyond our home on Earth. In this lecture, Professor Dunkley will describe how we have come to better understand our Universe, and some of the big questions about space and time that we are trying to…

Thu 17 Nov

Free / 020 7969 5200

Re-Excavating Jerusalem: Archival Archaeology

The Bronze and Iron Age towns: reflections from the archive Speaker: Dr Kay Prag Chaired by: Professor Alan Millard, The University of Liverpool Re-excavating Jerusalem from the archive of Dame Kathleen Kenyon's excavations (1961-1967) gives insights for the whole period of the occupation of the city. The uses and…

Tue 6 Dec

Wed 7 Dec

Thu 8 Dec

Reducing Global Inequality: How Can We Achieve A Fairer World?

The UN's Sustainable Development Goals consist of 17 objectives which aim to transform the world for the better by 2030. Closely interlinked, these goals pledge to tackle a range of issues-from reducing inequality within and among countries to achieving gender equality. How do nations realise this vision of a shared…

Scythian Elite Burial Mounds In The Eurasian Steppe: New Discoveries For A Deeper Understanding

Speaker: Professor Dr Hermann Parzinger FBA Chaired by: Professor Graeme Barker CBE, FBA During the first millenium BC, nomadic tribes of the Eurasian steppe as the Scythians, brought significant changes in economy, warfare, social life and arts. Their social structure is reflected by monumental burial mounds with rich…

Stages Of Papal Law, 385-1917

Speaker: Professor David d'Avray FBA Chaired by Dame Janet Nelson FBA Popes started issuing decrees modelled on those of Roman emperors while the Empire in the West was still going strong. The tradition of papal legislation continues to this day, when it governs aspects of the lives of many millions (especially where…

Tue 1 Nov

Free / 020 7969 5200

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