Reports, retorts, reviews and argument from
the CRASSH research community

Third Plague Pandemic: Over 2,000 Photos Made Available to Public

Third Plague Pandemic: Over 2,000 Photos Made Available to Public

Christos Lynteris

'The general public will be able to access for the first time the visual record of a pandemic that changed the course of modern medicine, but which is also generally forgotten today.'

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Posted: Thursday 29 November 2018


Plague and the City: Q&A with Lukas Engelmann, John Henderson and Christos Lynteris

Plague and the City: Q&A with Lukas Engelmann, John Henderson and Christos Lynteris

Lukas Engelmann

Christos Lynteris

Imke van Heerden

The editors of Plague and the City on the relation between infectious diseases and the urban environment.

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Posted: Monday 26 November 2018


Meet the Researcher: Thomas Colville

Meet the Researcher: Thomas Colville

Thomas Colville

'Genius Before Romanticism takes the premise that before the Romantic notion of "the genius" (the brilliant, inventive scientist or artist) there existed discourses of genius and ingenuity which were highly complex and had substantial impact on art and science.'

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Posted: Friday 23 November 2018


Brexit and Trump voters more likely to believe in conspiracy theories, survey shows

Brexit and Trump voters more likely to believe in conspiracy theories, survey shows

CRASSH News

One of the largest ever surveys on public belief in conspiracy theories suggests that Brexit and Trump voters are significantly more likely than their political rivals to believe in a range of conspiracy theories. 

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Posted: Friday 23 November 2018


Meet the Researcher: Stefanie Ullmann

Meet the Researcher: Stefanie Ullmann

Stefanie Ullmann

'My hopes are that the Centre for the Humanities and Social Change will further the interdisciplinary exchange between the humanities and technical disciplines.'

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Posted: Thursday 22 November 2018


Women and the Future of Energy: Q&A with Ronita Bardhan

Women and the Future of Energy: Q&A with Ronita Bardhan

Ronita Bardhan

Imke van Heerden

Charles Wallace India Trust Fellow Ronita Bardhan on social practices and energy decision-making in slum rehabilitation housing in Mumbai.

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Posted: Thursday 22 November 2018


New Alice Tong Sze Research Fellowship at Lucy Cavendish College

New Alice Tong Sze Research Fellowship at Lucy Cavendish College

CRASSH News

Applications are now being taken for the new Alice Tong Sze Research Fellowship at Lucy Cavendish College. The successful candidate will be accommodated within CRASSH and take an active part in its programme of activities. 

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Posted: Friday 16 November 2018


Isaac Newton Trust Funding Awarded to ‘Objects’

Isaac Newton Trust Funding Awarded to ‘Objects’

Inanna Hamati-Ataya

Isaac Newton Trust funding has been awarded for Objects, a new interdisciplinary project on objects (ecofacts or artefacts) relating to global food security.

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Posted: Wednesday 14 November 2018


Housing or Poverty Trap for Women? A Case of Slum Rehabilitation Housing in Mumbai

Housing or Poverty Trap for Women? A Case of Slum Rehabilitation Housing in Mumbai

Ronita Bardhan

Global Energy Nexus in Urban Settlements (GENUS) on slum rehabilitation colonies in Mumbai.

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Posted: Monday 12 November 2018


Religious Diversity and the Secular University Summer School 2019

Religious Diversity and the Secular University Summer School 2019

Simon Goldhill

Theodor Dunkelgrün

Sami Everett

Applications are invited from early career scholars for the Religious Diversity and the Secular University Summer School in July 2019.

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Posted: Friday 9 November 2018

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