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Announcing the CRASSH Conference Programme for 2020 – 2021

Announcing the CRASSH Conference Programme for 2020 – 2021

Nicki Dawidowski

CRASSH News

We are delighted to announce our conference programme for 2020 –2021, with 13 events on a wide range of interdisciplinary topics.

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Posted: Thursday 3 September 2020


Trusting the Experts Takes More Than Belief

Trusting the Experts Takes More Than Belief

CRASSH News

As part of their series on expertise and COVID-19, the Expertise Under Pressure team asked Matt Bennett, currently a lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, to write a piece based on his new article 'Should I do as I'm told? Trust, Experts, and COVID-19' forthcoming in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal.

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Posted: Tuesday 11 August 2020


Chosen Peoples: The Bible, Race and Empire in the Long 19th Century – 5 Questions to the Editors

Chosen Peoples: The Bible, Race and Empire in the Long 19th Century – 5 Questions to the Editors

Gareth Atkins

Brian Murray

Shinjini Das

Chosen Peoples explores the politics of biblical translation and interpretation in a global context, demonstrating how biblical ideas and metaphors shaped narratives of racial, national and identity in the long nineteenth century.

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Posted: Friday 7 August 2020


The Many Masks of Dr Tulp

The Many Masks of Dr Tulp

CRASSH News

Annja Neumann, Dramaturge and Postdoctoral CDH Fellow in Digital Humanities, University of Cambridge writes about this online workshop and performance which took place in July 2020.

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Posted: Tuesday 4 August 2020


Anti-Blackness and Mental Health

Anti-Blackness and Mental Health

CRASSH News

A summary of the online event 'Anti-Blackness and Mental Health', the second webinar in relation to the Social Power and Mental Health conference.

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Posted: Tuesday 28 July 2020


Fostering Ethics: Islam, Adoption and the Care of Children

Fostering Ethics: Islam, Adoption and the Care of Children

CRASSH News

Summary of a conference focussing on ‘Fostering Ethics: Islam, Adoption and the Care of Children’ which took place online on 25 June 2020 and convened a group of academics, professionals and community members to discuss issues related to adoption in Islam and the care of vulnerable Muslim children both in the UK and worldwide.

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Posted: Tuesday 28 July 2020


CRASSH Summer Reads 2020

CRASSH Summer Reads 2020

CRASSH News

An interdisciplinary summer reading list courtesy of CRASSH's researcher community. Enjoy!

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Posted: Monday 20 July 2020


Independent SAGE and Their Continued Quest for Transparency

Independent SAGE and Their Continued Quest for Transparency

Hannah Baker

Hannah Baker, Research Associate with the Expertise Under Pressure project, describes the ways in which Independent SAGE strives for transparency in relation to the COVID-19 crisis.

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Posted: Wednesday 15 July 2020



Citizen Science in a Pandemic: A Fleeting Moment or New Normal?

Citizen Science in a Pandemic: A Fleeting Moment or New Normal?

Katie Cohen

Katie Cohen is a Research Assistant for the Expertise Under Pressure project at CRASSH and at the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP). In this blog she is looking at citizen science as a contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted: Wednesday 17 June 2020

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