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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Future Humanities

Daan F. Oostveen has recently been appointed Editor in Chief of a new Gold Open Access journal named Future Humanities, published by Wiley in Oxford, together with Francesco Tava. Future Humanities highlights the rise and convergence of new and critical humanities by publishing trans- and inter-disciplinary research focused on their diverse subjects and methodologies, including digital transformation and artificial intelligence, health ethics and biomedical technologies, climate change and biodiversity, and new media and communication

Expert’s Report on European Humanities

Resilient Humanities

Stefan Rieger, Professor for Mediahistory, Ruhr-University of BochumStefan Rieger, Dr. phil., since 2007 Professor for Mediahistory at the Ruhr-University of Bochum. Studied German and Philosophy, received a grant from the "Graduiertenkolleg" Theory of Literature...

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,...

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...

Women’s and Gender History: An Inclusive Perspective

Simona Feci, Professor of Medieval and Modern Legal History at the Law Department, University of Palermo Simona Feci (Roma, 1966) is Professor of Medieval and Modern Legal History at the Law Department in University of Palermo. She is a member of Società italiana...

Scientific Vision of the Humanities

Gesine Lenore Schiewer, Chair of Intercultural German Studies, University Bayreuth Gesine Lenore Schiewer is Chair of Intercultural German Studies at University Bayreuth, Chair of the Institute for International Communication and Foreign Cultural Work e.V. (IIK...

The Relevance of the Humanities — in Particular of the Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art – in the Contemporary World

IAA, International Association for Aesthetics The main aims of the International Association for Aesthetics (IAA) is to give institutional recognition, world-wide, to aesthetics as a field of humanistic knowledge, to encourage and promote inquiry in aesthetics, and to...

The Role and Relevance of the Humanities in the Contemporary World

Noel B. Salazar, Professor in social and cultural anthropology , KU Leuven, Belgium Noel B. Salazar is professor in social and cultural anthropology at KU Leuven, Belgium. He is editor of the Worlds in Motion (Berghahn) book series and author of Momentous Mobilities...

Mobilizing the humanities. Notes on the relevance of the humanities in the contemporary world

Lucia Quaquarelli, co-directs the Centre de Recherches Pluridisciplinaires Multilingues, Université Paris Nanterre Lucia Quaquarelli co-directs the Centre de Recherches Pluridisciplinaires Multilingues (CRPM Université paris Nanterre. Her research focuses on the forms...

History, Philosophy and Social Valence in Science

Mike Osborn, Professor Emeritus of the History of Science, Oregon State University Michael A. Osborne is Professor Emeritus of the History of Science at Oregon State University and Research Professor of Environmental Studies and History at the University of...

Notes on the Role and Relevance of the Humanities in the Contemporary World

Silvia Peppoloni, PhD geologist, researcher, Italian Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology PhD geologist, researcher at the Italian Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, her scientific activity concerns natural risks and hazards, and social aspects of Earth...

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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.