Lettres, Sciences Humaines

21 février 2017

3e édition de 'L'ethnologie va vous surprendre !' - Deux jours pour explorer le 21e siècle - 11 et 12 mars 2017

Depuis 2013, le musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac met à l'honneur de jeunes ethnologues et chercheurs de renom à l'occasion d'un week-end gratuit consacré à l'ethnologie. Une manifestation réalisée en partenariat avec le ministère en charge de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche. Voir l'article...

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19 février 2017

Colleges help liberal arts students find careers

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. More colleges are developing career-oriented programs to help liberal arts majors bridge the gap in their degree to enter the job market. More...

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18 février 2017

Why we should think critically about positive psychology in our universities

The Guardian homeBy. Buckingham University is to beome a ‘positive’ institution. Yet the wholesale importing of Martin Seligman’s philosophy risks fostering a culture of compulsory happiness. More...

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Strategies for Saving the Liberal Arts

By Steven Mintz. The challenges facing the liberal arts are well-known.  Humanities departments, in particular, struggle to attract students. Read more...

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On Failing to Craft a Liberal Arts Curriculum From My Audiobook Collection

By Joshua Kim. Take your book collection. Try to categorize your books by academic discipline. (To make this doable, let’s stick with our nonfiction books). Read more...

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17 février 2017

Digital Humanities (Emphasis on Humanities)

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The popularity of digital humanities has driven the creation of digital humanities centers, the latest of which was announced last week by Vanderbilt University. Read more...

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14 février 2017

Integration of Social Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020: Participants, Budget and Disciplines

European Commission logoThe report illustrates the success of the new policy on the integration of SSH as a cross-cutting issue and it also points out where further efforts are needed.
The report will be published on an annual basis, with the next version to be released in summer 2016 and focusing on the results of the 2015 calls for proposals. Read more...

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10 février 2017

L'université se prépare à ouvrir l'antre des sciences humaines

Par Noël Kruslin. Si le bâtiment Patrick-Pozzo-di-Borgo du campus Grimaldi est depuis longtemps le fief de l'Unité mixte de recherche "Sciences pour l'environnement" (SPE), l'autre UMR de l'université labellisée par le CNRS aura passé les 10 premières années de son existence à s'adapter, diluant son activité entre les facultés de lettres et de droit, sur un campus Mariani où l'espace n'a pas toujours été le plus grand des luxes. Voir l'article...

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01 février 2017

£52 million awarded to leading-edge research projects in engineering and the social sciences

Résultat de recherche d'images pour Imperial College London and the London School of Economics are the first universities to receive funding for their research projects in the fifth round of the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund. The two outstanding projects will receive £52 million of investment in 2018-19 and 2019-20, to drive innovation and support the UK’s economic growth. More...

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29 janvier 2017

A Puzzling Pattern in the Humanities

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. Big news in Alberta the other day: the University of Alberta has decided to cut fourteen (14!) programs, in the humanities. That’s on top of a programs cull just two years ago in which seventeen programs – mostly in Arts – were also axed! Oh my God! War on the humanities, etc, etc.
Or at least that’s the way it sounds, until you read the fine print around the announcement and realise that these fourteen programs, collectively, have 30 students enrolled in them. The puzzle here, it seems, is not so much “why are these programs being cancelled” as “why on earth were they ever approved in the first place”. More...

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