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Five LSE academics elected as British Academy fellows

Five LSE academics were among a group of 48 scholars elected into the Fellowship of the British Academy yesterday (19 July).

The British Academy| is the national academy for the humanities and social sciences, and annually elects new scholars for their academic achievements.

The newly elected scholars from LSE are:

  • Professor Ross Cranston, centennial professor of Law, Department of Law
  • Professor Christopher Fuller, professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology
  • Professor John Gillingham, emeritus professor of Medieval History, Department of International History
  • Professor David Martin, emeritus professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology
  • Professor Henrietta Moore, professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, and director of the Culture and Globalisation Programme, Centre for the Study of Global Governance.

The admissions ceremony will take place on Tuesday 25 September, during which the new Fellows will be invited to add their names on the Academy's historic roll.

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For further details, contact Michael Reade, External Relations of the British Academy, by email: m.reade@britac.ac.uk|, or tel: 020 7969 5263.

Zaina Awad, LSE Press Office, tel: 020 7955 7066

For more on the Fellowship of the British Academy, visit http://www.britac.ac.uk/news/release.asp?Newsid=258|

20 July 2007

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