List of fellows of the British Academy

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The Fellowship of the British Academy consists of world-leading scholars and researchers in the humanities and social sciences. A number of fellows are elected each year in July at the academy's annual general meeting. [1]


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  1. "About the British Academy". British Academy. Retrieved 27 July 2016.

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