Fellow of the British Academy

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Fellow of the British Academy (FBA)
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Sponsored by British Academy
Location London
Country United Kingdom
Presented by British Academy
No. of Fellows 1,300 as of 2016
Official website www.britac.ac.uk/fellows

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] There are three kinds of fellowship[3]

  1. Fellows, for scholars resident in the United Kingdom
  2. Corresponding Fellows, for scholars not resident in the UK
  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 include Mary Beard, Nicholas Stern, Baron Stern of Brentford and Rowan Williams, see List of Fellows of the British Academy and Category:Fellows of the British Academy for further examples.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The British Academy welcomes new Fellows for 2015 | University of Cambridge". Cam.ac.uk. 2015-07-16. Retrieved 2016-12-10. 
  2. ^ "Fellows | British Academy". Britac.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-12-10. 
  3. ^ "How our Fellowship is organised | British Academy". Britac.ac.uk. 2015-04-09. Retrieved 2016-12-10.