The Role of Law in the History of European Integration

Scholars, politicians and others are fascinated by the real and potential power that the European Union has over member states. Some believe such power should be expanded while many others argue that the EU should be dismantled altogether.…


The Classical Association, social media and a bear named Percy

How does a learned Society communicate with members in the 21st Century? How can it use Social Media and to what end?


Perspectives on Politics Marks 10 Years Despite Canceled Conference

The 2012 American Political Science Association (APSA) Meeting & Exhibition, set to begin August 30, 2012 in New Orleans, was canceled as Hurricane Isaac made landfall in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.…


Carping on to critical acclaim: Bulletin of SOAS article wins 6th Inoue Yasushi Award

Edwina Palmer is the winner of the 6th Inoue Yasushi Award for Outstanding Research in Japanese Literature in Australia and New Zealand.


Life on the ground: Exploring the Africa ‘Local Intellectuals Strand’

In the latest issue of Africa Carola Lentz (University of Mainz) introduces the work of Kumbonoh Gandah, an intellectual and historian from Northern Ghana. Gandah was the son of an influential chief and witnessed the way in which colonial rule and political developments played out in Northern Ghana during the 1940s and 1950s.…


2011 Brumfit Award prize runner up Rebecca Sachs provides an overview of her thesis

2011 Brumfit Award prize runner up Rebecca Sachs provides an overview of her thesis, which was praised for the high quality of its content and presentation Individual differences and the effectiveness of visual feedback on reflexive binding in L2 Japanese In the field of second language acquisition, one of the ultimate goals of research into aptitude-treatment interactions is for language educators (and software developers) to be better able to tailor instruction to the needs and abilities of language learners.…


From the Ancient to the Modern: How have the Olympic games changed?

  The 2012 Olympic games are upon us. It is well known that the origins of the modern Olympic games lie in the Ancient Greek traditions, but how do they compare?…


Joint 2011 Christopher Brumfit Award winner Dr Catherine van Beuningen provides a summary of her prize winning work

The effectiveness of comprehensive corrective feedback in second language writing Corrective feedback (CF) or error correction is a widely used method of targeting linguistic problems in L2 learners’ writing.…


What is a blog and what does it mean for academia and academic publishing?

Kieran Fenby-Hulse works at the Faculty of Arts at the University of Brighton as a Research Officer. Between 2005 and 2008, he was the editorial assistant for the Cambridge-published journal Eighteenth-Century Music.


Christopher Brumfit Award prize winners announced

The Editor and Board of Language Teaching are pleased to announce that there were two tied winners of the 2011 Christopher Brumfit thesis award: Dr.


Celebrating 30 years of Early Music History

Cambridge Journals celebrated 30 years of Early Music History on 5th July with a drinks reception at the British School at Rome.  It was planned to take place during the quinquennial Congress of the International Musicological Society (IMS), which brings together musicologists from around the world.…


The Heart of Anti-American Sentiment in Muslim Countries

The US struggle for hearts and minds in Muslim countries has been aiming at the wrong targets, a new study claims.…