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In Defence of Academic Women Refugees: The British Federation of University Women

Susan Cohen

in In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter describes the role of the British Federation of University Women and its relationship to the Academic Assistance Council/Society for the Protection of Science and Learning, or, perhaps ... More


Oxford and the British universities

A. H. Halsey

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter compares the status and reputation of the university with other British universities during the period from 1914 to 1970. It suggests that despite the changing basis of its eminence, the ... More


Gandhi's Challenge to BHU: Boycott of BHU and Nationalist Education

Leah Renold

in A Hindu Education: Early Years of the Banaras Hindu University

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195674835
eISBN:
9780199081493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195674835.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter takes a look at the contrasting responses of Mahatma Gandhi and Pandit Malaviya towards colonialism. It states that while Gandhi and Malaviya were both champions of nationalism, they had ... More


The Study of Medieval Art I: 1900–50

C. M. Kauffmann

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0028
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the history of the study of medieval art in Great Britain during the first half of the twentieth century. Before 1932, no British university offered an honours degree course in ... More


Musicology

David Fallows

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0027
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the achievements of Great Britain in medieval musicology during the twentieth century. British universities came to musicology very late and it was only in the 1950s that ... More


‘Displaced scholars’:1 refugees at the University of Manchester

Bill Williams

in Jews and Other Foreigners: Manchester and the Rescue of the Victims of European Fascism, 1933-40

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085499
eISBN:
9781781703311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085499.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

J'accuse gave a special place to Jewish academics, highlighting their contributions to German science and culture and depicting their harassment and dismissal as the most evident indication of ... More


After the peace: the Universities’ Bureau and the expansive nation

Tamson Pietsch

in Empire of scholars: Universities, networks and the British academic world, 1850-1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719085024
eISBN:
9781781705889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085024.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter considers the development of the British university sector in the period between the wars. Focusing on the activities of the Universities’ Bureau and on the interwar Congresses, it ... More


Uncertainty, economy and improvisation

Brian Pullan and Michele Abendstern

in A History of the University of Manchester, 1973–90

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062421
eISBN:
9781781700624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062421.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1973 came one of the great turning points in British university history, a transition into a bleaker world governed by the principles of uncertainty, economy and improvisation. The finances of ... More


In This College, Useful Knowledge: G & S in Schools and Universities

Ian Bradley

in Oh Joy! Oh Rapture!: The Enduring Phenomenon of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195328943
eISBN:
9780199851256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328943.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

Perhaps the most heartening sign for the future of amateur performance of Gilbert and Sullivan is its very buoyant state in many educational institutions. This chapter turns its attention to national ... More


Retroactive Diplomas and the Value of Education

Karen M. Inouye (ed.)

in The Long Afterlife of Nikkei Wartime Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804795746
eISBN:
9781503600560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795746.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Five examines the value of a college degree, taking as its focus the recipients of retroactive diplomas awarded to Nikkei who were wrongly forced from high schools and institutions of higher ... More


Maison Française d'Oxford: A Hub of Academic Cooperation for the Humanities and Social Sciences in Oxford

Luc Borot

in Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316630
eISBN:
9781846316777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316777.019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents a brief historical survey of the Maison Française d'Oxford (MFO) and then discusses its guiding principles. It also examines a few case studies illustrating modes of cooperation ... More


The Rise of Translation

Jo Drugan and Andrew Rothwell

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter begins by discussing the history of translation studies programmes British universities. It then examines how the study of French and translation is organised in the UK today. The ... More


French Studies and Employability at Home and Abroad: General Reflections on a Case Study

Maryse Bray, Hélène Gill, and Laurence Randall

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The teaching of French in British universities has recovered from a steady decline ten years ago, as evidenced by the continued existence of French departments, the recruitment of full cohorts by ... More


Postscript: “So What Do You Think about Ives?”

David C. Paul

in Charles Ives in the Mirror: American Histories of an Iconic Composer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037498
eISBN:
9780252094699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037498.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

In this postscript, the author offers some thoughts about what Charles E. Ives has meant to him, and more specifically, why he decided to write a book about his reception. In particular, he reflects ... More


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