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New Deputy Director for CRASSH

New Deputy Director for CRASSH

Jan-Melissa Schramm

CRASSH is delighted to announce that Jan-Melissa Schramm from Cambridge’s Faculty of English will be taking up the role of Deputy Director in October 2017.

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Posted: Thursday 27 April 2017


Uncertainty is not the enemy

Uncertainty is not the enemy

Simon Beard

New Generation Thinker Simon Beard will be talking about risk, uncertainty and possible human extinction on BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking on 4 April 2017. In this post, he argues that uncertainty is not the enemy. 

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Posted: Monday 3 April 2017


Racism and Emotions in Knowledge-Encounters

Racism and Emotions in Knowledge-Encounters

reports on the workshop of the Decolonising the Curriculum research group, which took place at CRASSH, 1st February 2017

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Posted: Wednesday 8 March 2017


The self-evidence of evidence? Reflections on changing paradigms of evidence in healthcare

The self-evidence of evidence? Reflections on changing paradigms of evidence in healthcare

Trenholme Junghans

Trenholme Junghans reports on a recent workshop convened by the Limits of the Numerical Project.

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Posted: Tuesday 21 February 2017


Denial: how to deal with a conspiracy theory in the era of ‘post-truth’

Denial: how to deal with a conspiracy theory in the era of ‘post-truth’

I only have a very small part in the film Denial compared to those of David Irving (played by Timothy Spall), Richard Rampton QC (played by Tom Wilkinson), Anthony Julius (played by Andrew Scott), and Professor Deborah Lipstadt (played by Rachel Weisz), but I like to think it’s an important one. When Irving sued Deborah Lipstadt and Penguin, her publishers, in the High Court for libelling him by calling him a Holocaust denier and a falsifier of history, Julius, as her solicitor, decided to defend her by proving that what she had written about Irving was true....

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Posted: Monday 20 February 2017


Perspectives on Decolonization from South Asia. Seminar 4

Perspectives on Decolonization from South Asia. Seminar 4

Decolonising the curriculum: South Asia

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Posted: Wednesday 14 December 2016


Decolonising the Curriculum or Decolonising the Mind? Seminar 3

Decolonising the Curriculum or Decolonising the Mind? Seminar 3

Decolonising the Curriculum in Theory and Practice (workshop)

Contributor:

Tatiana Rostovtseva (Research Assistant, Cambridge Mathematics Education Project (CMEP), University of Cambridge Centre for Mathematical Sciences)

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Posted: Wednesday 16 November 2016


Decolonising the Curriculum in Theory and Practice: Seminar 2

Decolonising the Curriculum in Theory and Practice: Seminar 2

Kasia Buzanska

Kasia Buzanska reports on the second meeting of the Decolonising the Curriculum research group, which took place at CRASSH, University of Cambridge, on 2 November 2016.

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Posted: Tuesday 8 November 2016


All about the Global Muslim Encounters conference, 9-10 December 2016

All about the Global Muslim Encounters conference, 9-10 December 2016

Looking at the Global Muslim Encounters: Homogenisation and Diversity across Time and Space conference taking palce at CRASSH, University of Cambridge, 9-10 December 2016.

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Posted: Thursday 3 November 2016


‘Decolonising the curriculum’: A conversation

‘Decolonising the curriculum’: A conversation

Lottie Hoare

The Decolonising Curriculum in Theory and Practice seminar series kicked off yesterday  at the University of Cambridge to a great turn-out. This provocative and important series has been convened by Drs Arathi Sriprakash (Education), Adam Branch (POLIS), Monica Figueroa (Sociology) and Manali Desai (Sociology).

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Posted: Friday 21 October 2016

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