The European Branch of the World Humanities Report coordinated and executed successfully the establishment of a European regional network within the broader World Humanities Report, which is a flagship project of CIPSH conducted with CHCI. was successful in securing funding for this project from the Volkswagen foundation and delivered a report, a website, a data bank of interviews, a series of public events including lectures, seminars and symposia. The European Humanities report offers a selected overview of the Humanities across Europe.

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Expert’s Report on European Humanities

Union Académque Internationale (International Union of Academies) — UAI

Samuel N.C. Lieu, President of the International Union of Academies and a Bye Fellow, Robinson College, Cambridge Emeritus Professor Samuel N.C. Lieu is the current President of the International Union of Academies and a Bye Fellow of Robinson College, Cambridge. He...

Doing and Undoing the Humanities in Times of Uncertainty: Practices of Feminist Posthumanities

Cecilia Asberg, Prof Dr, is Guest professor of science & technology studies, gender and environment, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm Cecilia Åsberg, Prof Dr, is Guest professor of science & technology studies, gender and environment at KTH Royal...

Intercultural Theology and the Religion-Politics Conundrum

Andreas Heuser, Professor for Extra-European Christianity (Intercultural Theology), University of BaselTheologian (Intercultural Theology) and Political Scientist (emphasis: International Relations; Development Politics) Since 2012: Professor for Extra-European...

Humanities: Past, Present and Future?

Graham Dawson, Professor of Historical Cultural Studies, University of BrightonGraham is Professor of Historical Cultural Studies at the University of Brighton and Director of the Centre for Memory, Narrative and Histories, which he co-founded in 2008. As a PhD...

How Do We See the Role and Relevance of the Humanities in the Contemporary World?

Maria Paula Diogo, Professor of History of Technology and Engineering, NOVA School of Science and Technology Maria Paula Diogo is Full Professor of History of Technology and Engineering at the NOVA School of Science and Technology, and member of the Centre for the...

Persistent Liminality – A Driving Force for the Humanities in Times of the Pandemic

Doris Bachmann-Medick, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), Justus Liebig University Giessen Doris Bachmann-Medick is Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of...

Philosophy and the Humanities

William Leon McBride, Chevalier in the French Ordre des Palmes Académiques William McBride was born in New York City and received his A.B. from Georgetown University. After a Fulbright year in Lille, France, he pursued graduate work in philosophy at Yale University,...

The Role of Geography in Society and Among Social Disciplines

Vladimir Kolosov, Deputy Director of the Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow) Professor Vladimir Kolosov is Deputy Director of the Institute of Geography of Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow), Executive Committee Member of the Conseil...

Breaking Down the Siloes (in Times of Coronavirus)

Astrid Erll, Professor of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, Goethe-University Frankfurt Astrid Erll is Professor of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures at Goethe-University Frankfurt. She has worked on German, British, South Asian, American, and South African...

Humanities 2.0 and Industry 4.0

Radim Hladik, Researcher at the Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague Radim Hladík is a researcher at the Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague and the chair of the Czech Association for Digital Humanities. His...

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Survey of the New Humanities has conducted a survey of emerging trends in the contemporary Humanities in Europe, notably new inter and trans-disciplinary developments that are currently underway concerning methods, institutions and themes in the Digital Humanities, the Environmental Humanities, the Public Humanities, the Medical Humanities and the Intercultural Humanities.

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The Humanities in the 21st century is planning a new project in the European context, on the topic “The Corona Crisis and its Consequences for the Humanities”. This project will address the contemporary societal challenges, such as migration, climate change, public health, the digital revolution and inequalities in both education and society in Europe.

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Establish a European Early-career Scholars Network

With a link to this organisation

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European Humanities Students Council

A European Humanities students council will be established, with one representative from each member institution, selected from all levels of university education ( BA, MA PhD). The students council works closely with the Early-career network to highlight issues of relevance to career prospects; to identify specific needs; to organize media and other professional training and coaching; to work towards a better integration of the Humanities in science curricula; to enhance the European dimension of debates on citizenship, democracy, equality and academic freedom.

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Audio Visual Resource Centre will provide an up-to-date digital audio-visual resource Centre, with lectures, interviews, panels, short documentaries, and other interventions.

A short series of integrated interviews with leading Humanities scholars in Europe will be made available

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News bulletin and Blogs will publish a bi-annual news bulletin and regular blogs from the members of the networks, including the younger scholars and students.