News of our Fellows
Q&A with Sir Nigel Thrift in Times Higher Education
Sir Nigel Thrift has been interviewed by Times Higher Education magazine. The newly knighted vice-chancellor of the University of Warwick talks about the criticism vice-chancellors have received for their rising salary levels, changes in higher education and the best and worst things about his job.
Penguin publishes Sir David Cannadine's book about George V
Sir David Cannadine is the author of George V: The Unexpected King, part of a new series of books about Britain's kings and queens. Published by Penguin Press, the Penguin Monarchs series will be released in groups of five over the next four years. Sir David is Chair of the National Portrait Gallery, Dodge Professor of History at Princeton University and General Editor of the Penguin History of Europe and Penguin History of Britain.
Melvyn Bragg presents Radio 4 series marking the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta
Melvyn Bragg is the presenter of a major Radio 4 series marking the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, one of the best known of all historical documents. Nicholas Vincent, Professor of Medieval History at the University of East Anglia, contributes.