SCAS News - 12 October, 2017

Current SCAS Fellow David Cannadine is the New President of the British Academy

In July 2017, current SCAS Fellow Professor Sir David Cannadine succeeded Lord Nicholas
Stern as the President of the British Academy. The British Academy, founded in 1902, is the
UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences. Cannadine was elected Fellow of
the Academy in 1999.

David Cannadine is Dodge Professor of History at Princeton University and Visiting Professor
at the University of Oxford. He is in residence at the Swedish Collegium during the academic
year 2017-18.

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