British Academy Centenary Research Project

Lucy to Language: The Archaeology of the Social Brain

Organisation

The Centenary Project has three Directors:

  • Professor Robin Dunbar FBA (School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool)
  • Professor Clive Gamble FBA (Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London)
  • Professor John Gowlett (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE] (University of Liverpool)).

Its management structure consists of two principal committees:

Administrative Committee

Day-to-day management of the Centenary Project, including selection of new projects to be taken forward and the allocation of funds, is the responsibility of the Administrative Committee. The Administrative Committee is also responsible for ensuring that individual projects are successfully completed; to facilitate this, each project is under the direct supervision of at least one of the Directors.

Membership of the Administrative Committee:

  • Professor Robin Dunbar FBA (School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool)
  • Professor Clive Gamble FBA (Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London)
  • Professor John Gowlett (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE] (University of Liverpool)).

Management Committee

Responsibility for overseeing the running of the Centenary Project rests with the Management Committee. The Committee’s remit is to provide both strategic advice and a channel of reporting back to the Research Committee of the British Academy.

Membership of the Management Committee:

  • Professor Robin Dunbar FBA (School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool)
  • Professor Clive Gamble FBA (Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London)
  • Professor John Gowlett (Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology [ACE] (University of Liverpool))
  • Professor Wendy James FBA (Oxford University)
  • Viscount Runciman FBA (Cambridge University)
  • Dr Ken Emond (British Academy secretariat).