Changing the Humanities

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Created: 2010-05-21 13:38
Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Description: Changing the Humanities / The Humanities Changing - The Humanities past and present - July 2009

Celebrating the 800th anniversary of the University of Cambridge, Changing the Humanities/The Humanities Changing is a major international conference designed to inquire into the current standing and disciplinary formation of the Humanities today. Leading critical thinkers from Cambridge and elsewhere will take stock of the changing role and significance of the Humanities, inside and outside the university. The event aims to look both comparatively and historically at the Arts, Humanities, and interpretative Social Sciences, including the ways in which they relate to Science and Technology. Offering a wide range of thematic panels and public discussions, the conference will also ask how the Humanities contribute to understanding societ
 

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Alice Jenkins: Mathematics and Liberal Education in Victorian Cambridge (Changing the Humanities)

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Professor Alice Jenkins (English, Glasgow), 'Mathematics and Liberal Education in Victorian Cambridge'. Paper delivered at CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the...

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


Catharine Stimpson: The Humanities Today (Public Forum, Changing the Humanities)

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Professor Catharine Stimpson (NYU), 'Public Forum: The Humanities Today'. The forum was part of the CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the Humanities Changing' (July 2009).

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


Changing the Humanities / The Humanities Changing - Conference Trailer

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Mary Jacobus, Simon Goldhill and Marilyn Strathern reflect on the changing nature of the Humanities and look ahead to the conference, 'Changing the Humanities / the Humanities...

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


Conference Soundbites: Changing the Humanities / the Humanities Changing

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Homi Bhabha, Richard Sennett, Sarah Kay and Onora O'Neill reflect on the theme of the conference (July 2009).

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


Don Randel: The Humanities Today (Public Forum, Changing the Humanities)

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Professor Don Randel (President, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation), 'Public Forum: The Humanities Today'. The forum was part of the CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the...

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


Elizabeth Forgan: The Humanities Today (Public Forum, Changing the Humanities)

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Dame Elizabeth Forgan (Arts Council of England), 'Public Forum: The Humanities Today'. The forum was part of the CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the Humanities...

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


Haun Saussy: 'Explaining vs. Understanding' (Changing the Humanities)

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Professor Haun Saussy (Comparative Literature, Yale), 'Explaining vs. Understanding: A Distinction Under Changing Conditions'. Paper delivered at CRASSH conference 'Changing the...

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


Homi Bhabha: The Humanities and the Anxiety of Violence (Changing the Humanities)

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Professor Homi Bhabha (Cultural Studies, Harvard), 'The Humanities and the Anxiety of Violence'. Keynote Address to the 'Changing the Humanities / The Humanities Changing'...

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


James Chandler: Are Humanities Disciplines Progressive? (Changing the Humanities)

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Professor James Chandler (English, Chicago), 'Are Humanities Disciplines Progressive?'. Paper delivered at CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the Humanities Changing'...

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


John Forrester: The Idea of a Moral Science, State Funding and Teutonophobia (Changing the Humanities)

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Professor John Forrester (History and Philosphy of Science, Cambridge), 'The Idea of a Moral Science, State Funding and Teutonophobia: the Creation of the Humanities in Early...

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


Marilyn Strathern: Innovation or replication? Crossing and Criss-crossing in Social Science (Changing the Humanities)

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Dame Marilyn Strathern, 'Innovation or replication? Crossing and Criss-crossing in Social Science'. Paper delivered at CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the Humanities...

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


Mary Beard: Blood for the Ghosts? (Changing the Humanities)

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Professor Mary Beard (Classics, Cambridge), 'Blood for the ghosts?'. Paper delivered at CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the Humanities Changing' (July 2009).

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


Michael Wood: Film and the Art of Forgetting (Changing the Humanities)

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Professor Michael Wood (English, Princeton), 'Film and the Art of Forgetting'. Paper delivered at CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the Humanities Changing' (July 2009).

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


Quentin Skinner: From Ideals to Ideologies (Changing the Humanities)

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Professor Quentin Skinner (History, Queen Mary, University of London), 'From Ideals to Ideologies: Reflections on the 'Cambridge School' of Intellectual History'. Paper delivered...

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


Raymond Geuss: Philosophy, Origins, and the Humanities (Changing the Humanities)

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Professor Raymond Geuss (Philosophy, Cambridge), 'Philosophy, Origins, and the Humanities'. Paper delivered at CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the Humanities Changing'...

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


Roger Parker: Should We Forget about (Musical) Form? (Changing the Humanities)

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Professor Roger Parker (Music, KCL), 'Should We Forget about (Musical) Form?' Paper delivered at CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the Humanities Changing' (July 2009).

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


Sarah Kay: Outside National Frames (The Troubadours and the Mediterranean) (Changing the Humanities)

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Professor Sarah Kay (Modern Languages, Princeton), 'Outside National Frames (The Troubadours and the Mediterranean)'. Paper delivered at CRASSH conference 'Changing the...

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011


Simon Goldhill: Disciplinary History (Changing the Humanities)

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Professor Simon Goldhill (Classics, Cambridge), 'Disciplinary History: Innovation and Conservatism'. Paper delivered at CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the Humanities...

Collection: Changing the Humanities

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Thu 3 Nov 2011