The British Academy was founded in 1902. It is a leading learned society for study and research in the humanities and social sciences. This section of its website provides free access to a selection of audio recordings of its public lectures. Topics covered by these are wide ranging including discussion on classical music, literature, philosophy, contemporary politics, history, culture and identity. They include British Academy annual lectures; British Academy/British Psychological Society Annual Lecture; Isaiah Berlin Lectures; Keynes Lecture in Economics;Elie Kedourie Memorial Lectures; Copyright and technical information is displayed on the website. Materials date from approximately 2003 onwards.