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Shedding light on the role of religion in the modern world

By Nicholas Stern  

The first British academy debate in London

The British Academy Debates were launched in 2014 to contribute to the public understanding of some of the greatest challenges and issues of our time. They build on the argument set out in the Academy’s multimedia publication Prospering Wisely: How the Humanities and Social Sciences Enrich our Lives. This argument makes clear that Britain needs a new national conversation, with these subjects at its centre.

The debates aim to show the humanities and social sciences “at work”—to…

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