Bentham Project

Funding

The Bentham Project operates as an independent Department in the Faculty of Laws, University College London. The College and the Faculty provide support for a full-time Director and part-time Administrator of the Bentham Project, in addition to a grant towards running costs, accommodation, and other facilities.

The Bentham Project is currently in receipt of funding from the following bodies:

The Bentham Project has received awards from the following external agencies:

  • The Arts and Humanities Research Council (Research Enhancement Scheme), for the production of new on-line database of the Bentham Papers, deposited in University College London, Library.
  • The Arts and Humanities Research Council, for the preparation and publication of a new edition of Bentham’s Rationale of Judicial Evidence in five volumes, and a new edition of Church-of-Englandism and its Catechism Examined in two volumes and other religious writings.
  • The Economic and Social Research Council, for the preparation and publication of a new edition of Bentham’s Political Fallacies.
  • The Wellcome Trust, for the preparation and publication of Bentham’s Writings on the Poor Laws: Volume II.
  • The British Academy, for the transcription of Bentham’s manuscripts on parliamentary reform.
  • The British Academy’s Committee on Academy Research Projects (CARP) has supported a pilot digitization project which will see the production of digital images of a selection of Bentham’s manuscripts.

The Bentham Project is supported by:

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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