Call for application is open for The British Academy Education and Learning in Crises Programme 2020. This programme funds research exploring the challenges of education and learning in contexts of conflict and protracted crises.
In recent years, there has been a heightened focus on the deve
The British Academy is the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and the social sciences. It was established in 1902 and received its royal charter in the same year. It is now a fellowship of more than 1,000 leading scholars spanning all disciplines across the humanities and social sciences and a funding body for research projects across the United Kingdom. The academy is a self-governing and independent registered charity, based at 10–11 Carlton House Terrace in London.
The academy states that it has five fundamental purposes:
To speak up for the humanities and the social sciences
To invest in the very best researchers and research
To inform and enrich debate around society's greatest questions
To ensure sustained international engagement and collaboration
To make the most of the Academy's assets to secure the Academy for the future
Election as a Fellow of the British Academy recognises high scholarly distinction in the humanities or social sciences, evidenced by published work. Fellows may use the letters FBA after their names.