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British Studies Now


This magazine from the British Council has been appearing since 1991. Its history reveals the changes which have taken place during the last decade - initially its focus was on British Studies, today it is in the process of reinventing/ rebranding itself as Intercultural Studies - initially it was only in hard copy, today it is primarily available electronically. Hence its appearance here.

The reasoning for changing the name is:
Our approach to British Studies has always been founded on the meeting of cultures. For this reason we are re-positioning British Studies within the wider field of Intercultural Studies which we are developing as a resource for the British Council, its partners and customers. Intercultural Studies will play a key role in our ongoing thinking about cultural relations.
Nick Wadham-Smith editor

The entire archive is now available for downloading as pdf if you have the adobe acrobat free software to read it with. Unfortunately it has no index or search facility, and it seems impossible to provide direct links to individual articles.

http://www.britishcouncil.org/studies/index.htm will get you the BS Now home page http://www.britishcouncil.org/studies/ will get you the archive

The magazine has a number of functions - it is in part a house journal for the BC in the field of cultural studies with news and reports of events, but it also publishes a range of papers in the cultural studies field of wider interest.

Produced in Poland by British Council 2003. The United Kingdom's international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We are registered in England as a charity.