Fellow of the British Academy

Fellow of the British Academy
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Sponsored byBritish Academy
CountryUnited Kingdom
No. of fellows1,485 (2020)

Fellowship of the British Academy (FBA) is an award granted by the British Academy to leading academics for their distinction[1] in the humanities and social sciences.[2] The categories are:[3]

  1. Fellows – scholars resident in the United Kingdom
  2. Corresponding Fellows – scholars resident overseas
  3. Honorary Fellows – an honorary academic title

The award of fellowship is evidenced by published work and fellows may use the post-nominal letters FBA. Examples of Fellows are Mary Beard, Nicholas Stern, Baron Stern of Brentford, Michael Lobban, M. R. James, Friedrich Hayek, Lord Keynes, and Rowan Williams.

  1. ^ "The British Academy Welcomes New Fellows for 2015". Cambridge, England: University of Cambridge. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Fellows". London: British Academy. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  3. ^ "How Our Fellowship Is Organised". London: British Academy. 9 April 2015. Retrieved 10 December 2016.

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