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Day 2 (Morning): Religious Diversity and the Secular University

Day 2 (Morning): Religious Diversity and the Secular University

Simon Goldhill

In the second day of the 'Religious Diversity and Secular University' workshop a wonderful discussion, led by Suzanne Marchand, David Moshvegh and Susannah Heschel, looked at a range of arguments about religion and the world of myth in the scholarship of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Posted: Friday 6 July 2018


Day 1 (Afternoon II): Religious Diversity and the Secular University

Day 1 (Afternoon II): Religious Diversity and the Secular University

Felicity Griffiths

Ab Flipse presents a paper on how a Calvinist university has transformed into the most multi-religious university of the Netherlands in 138 years.

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Posted: Friday 6 July 2018


Day 1 (Afternoon I): Religious Diversity and the Secular University

Day 1 (Afternoon I): Religious Diversity and the Secular University

Abraham (Ab) Flipse

The CRASSH Summer School's first work-in-progress session confronted attendees directly with an intriguing case study in the history of the secularization of universities. 

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Posted: Wednesday 4 July 2018


Science Made Visible: Drawings, Prints, Objects

Science Made Visible: Drawings, Prints, Objects

Sietske Fransen

Katherine Reinhart

Discover how making and seeing images was essential for 17th-century science.

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Posted: Wednesday 4 July 2018


WhatsApp Research Awards for Social Science and Misinformation

WhatsApp Research Awards for Social Science and Misinformation

Mette H. Rokkum Jamasb

WhatsApp are awarding up to $50,000 to academics undertaking research that ‘enrich[es] our understanding of the problem of misinformation on WhatsApp’. 

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Posted: Wednesday 4 July 2018


Scholar-Teacher-Activist: The Critical University Studies Network at Cambridge

Scholar-Teacher-Activist: The Critical University Studies Network at Cambridge

In January of this year, a new UK based Researcher Network for Critical University Studies held its inaugural workshop at CRASSH. Convened by Dr Alison Wood, the network aims to develop researchers' capacity in the field of CUS, to work to better understand how universities can serve the public good, and how to enact changes that will enable that service. 

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Posted: Wednesday 4 July 2018


CRASSH Summer Reads

CRASSH Summer Reads

CRASSH News

For those looking for something a bit more challenging, here are a few Summer reads courtesy of CRASSH. 

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Posted: Wednesday 27 June 2018


Easter Term’s Most Popular Posts

Easter Term’s Most Popular Posts

CRASSH News

What were the most popular posts on the CRASSH website during Easter Term? Click here to find out. 

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Posted: Wednesday 27 June 2018


Q&A: The Metabolic Landscape

Q&A: The Metabolic Landscape

Judith Weik

Judith Weik speaks to artists Gina Glover and Jessica Rayner about The Metabolic Landscape, a forthcoming exhibition of photography and visual art investigating the impact of energy in the landscape.

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Posted: Thursday 21 June 2018


Introduction: Religious Diversity and the Secular University

Introduction: Religious Diversity and the Secular University

CRASSH News

In July 2018, early career scholars will participate in a two-week Summer School devoted to some of the most critical issues in the emergence of the modern university and some of the most fraught problems of our historical moment: the related questions of secularism and religious diversity.

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Posted: Thursday 14 June 2018

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