Officers for 1996 to 1997: President: Keith Thomas; vice presidents: P. Haggett and M. McGowan; treasurer: J. S. Flemming; foreign secretary: B. Supple; publications secretary: D. Luscombe.
Fellows: J. Ades, University of Essex (history of art); J. Bergin, University of Manchester (history); J. Butterfield, University of Cambridge (philosophy); J. Carey, University of Oxford (literature); N. Cartwright, London School of Economics and Political Science (philosophy) A. Cliff, University of Cambridge (geography); J. Dunn, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London (developmental social psychology); R. Finnegan, the Open University (social anthropology); R. Foot, University of Oxford (international relations and contemporary history); H. Goldstein, Institute of Education, University of London (educational statistics);M. Goodman, University of Oxford (Jewish studies); I. Hodder, University of Cambridge (archaeology); C. Hood, London School of Economics and Political Science (political studies); A. Hopkins, University of Cambridge (history); J. Maddicott, University of Oxford (history); W. Marslen-Wilson, Birkbeck College (psycholinguistics); M. Mustill, (lord of appeal); J. Nelson, King's College, London (history); B. Pimlott, Birkbeck College (political studies); C. Prendergast, University of Cambridge (French literature); A. Pyman, University of Durham (Russian literature); N. Round, University of Sheffield (Spanish literature); P. Sims-Williams, University of Wales, Aberystwyth (Celtic studies); R. Sugden, University of East Anglia (economics); J. Sutton, London School of Economics and Political Science (economics); M. Thomas, University of Wales, Swansea (literature); D. Thompson, University of Cambridge (classics); J. Wells, University College London (phonetics); K. Wrightson, University of Cambridge (history); J. Wymer, archaeology.
Senior fellows: D. Fieldhouse, formerly University of Cambridge (history); D. MacKenzie, formerly University of Gottingen (linguistics).
Corresponding fellows: M. Bietak, Austria (archaeology); R. Chartier, France (bibliography);H. Fischer, US (Egyptology); J. Fleming, US (law); E. Foner, US (history); J. Gernet, France (sinology); C. Habicht, US (classics); B. Heine, Germany (linguistics); S. Hoffman, US (international relations); R. Horton, Nigeria (social anthropology); R. Koselleck, Germany (history); L. Ledderose, Germany (history of art); J. Neubauer, The Netherlands (comparative literature); D. North, US (economics); R. Nozick, US (philosophy); H. Wolfram, Austria (history).