Aug. 13, 2020
University of Glasgow lecturer appointed to British Academy Council
An academic at the University of Glasgow has been appointed to the governing body of the British Academy, the UK’s lead for the humanities and social sciences.
Professor Dauvit Broun will serve on the British Academy Council, the overarching governing body of the Academy, for 2020-21.
Deputy Head of the College of Arts and Professor of Scottish History at the University of Glasgow, Professor Broun specialises in the medieval period. Speaking about this exciting new appointment, he explains, “I am delighted to have this opportunity to contribute a perspective beyond the ‘golden triangle’ of Oxbridge and London, as well as to represent medieval studies.”
Professor Broun continues, "The British Academy has recently recognised the value of medieval studies by awarding two of its 10 funded Global Professorships this year to scholars in this field.”
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Content added on 13th August 2020.
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