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

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...

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...

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...

History and its Humanities

Laurent Tissot, UEmeritus Professor of Contemporary History, University of Neuchâtel Laurent Tissot is Emeritus Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Neuchâtel. He is the co-founder of the International Commission of the History of Travel and Tourism...

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...

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...

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 Ethics of Aesthetics

Mads Rosendahl Thomsen, Professor of Comparative Literature, Aarhus University, Denmark Mads Rosendahl Thomsen (MA 1998, PhD 2002, Aarhus University) is Professor of Comparative Literature at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is the author of Mapping World Literature:...

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...

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.