The History of the Oxford University Press

Thursday 6 December 2007
This major national and international scholarly project, which will be inaugurated on 1 January 2006, is a co-operative venture between Oxford University Press and the Institute of English Studies. Its General Editor is Professor Simon Eliot who holds the newly-created chair in the History of the Book in the Institute. The History will consist of four volumes which will cover the following periods: Volume I 1478-1780s Volume II 1780s-1890s Volume III 1890s-1960s Volume IV 1960s-2000

British Academy President’s Medal

The Institute is pleased to report that Professor Warwick Gould FRSL, FEA, FRSA was presented with the British Academy President’s Medal 2012 in a ceremony which took place at the Academy on 8 November 2012. The President’s Medals reward “signal service to the cause of the humanities and social sciences” and, in his case the Medal, “seeks to recognise [his] contribution to the outstanding work at the Institute of English Studies”, School of Advanced Study, University of London.