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

International Law: Interdisciplinary Trends and Emerging Futures

Emily Jones, an international lawyer Dr Emily Jones is an international lawyer whose interdisciplinary work combines theory and practice. Her work cuts across: gender and international law; international environmental law; science, technology and international law;...

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...

Postcolonial digital humanities

Sandra Ponzanesi, Chair and Professor of Media, Gender and Postcolonial Studies, Department of Media and Culture Studies, Utrecht UniversitySandra Ponzanesi is Chair and Professor of Media, Gender and Postcolonial Studies, at the Department of Media and Culture...

Arts as a way to teach Humanities

Javier Barraca, Director of the International Research Group, BIO-AESTHETICS He was born in Zaragoza (Spain), on 04-15-1964. He graduated in Law and Philosophy at the U.C.M. (Madrid, Spain). He received his doctorate in Philosophy with a thesis on creativity and Arts,...

The Role and Relevance of the Nordic Humanities in Our Time/a Time of Coronavirus and Beyond

Nina Lykke, Professor emerita, Dr. Phil., Gender Studies, Linköping University (Sweden) Nina Lykke is professor emerita, Dr. Phil., Gender Studies, Linköping University, Sweden, and Adjunct Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark. Has participated in the building of...

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...

The Humanities Today

Vasso Kindi, Professor of Philosophy of Science and Analytic Philosophy at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Vasso Kindi is Professor of Philosophy of Science and Analytic Philosophy at the Department...

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...

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...

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...

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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.