Monday 22nd June 2015 Centre for Humanities Innovation Durham workshop: The Emerging Humanities: Strategies for the Future

Centre for Humanities Innovation

The Durham Centre for Humanities Innovation (CHI) was founded to foster intellectual creativity in scholarship and research; and to encourage the creation of new ideas, concepts, mental schemes, and other products of intellectual imagination. This workshop is a follow–up to the international conference Beyond Crisis: Visions for the New Humanities, July 7-8 2014, organised by CHI. At this workshop we will explore the IAS 2014/15 theme, ‘Emergence’, as applied to the emergence of new ideas, approaches and disciplinary trends in the humanities. Each speaker will be allowed 30 minutes for her or his presentation followed by 10 minutes for discussion.

9.00.                Arrival. Tea and coffee will be available.

9.30.                Mikhail Epstein: introductory remarks.

9.40-11.           Session 1. Biology, Evolution and the Humanities

Chair: Nick Roberts


Dr. Jamie Tehrani, Department of Anthropology

Chains, Trees and Traditions: Experimental and Evolutionary Models for the Humanities.


Dr. Gerald Moore, MLAC…

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