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

Paper Tiger: Q&A with Nayanika Mathur

Paper Tiger: Q&A with Nayanika Mathur

Nayanika Mathur

Paper Tiger uses the sensational story of a man-eating big cat on the run to tell a much more subtle story of the everyday life of law and bureaucracy on the Himalayan borderland.

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Posted: Friday 20 April 2018


Histories of Post-Mortem Contagion: 5 Questions to Christos Lynteris and Nicholas Evans

Histories of Post-Mortem Contagion: 5 Questions to Christos Lynteris and Nicholas Evans

'How have various human societies buried their dead during epidemics? Have people always seen dead bodies as dangerous, or polluting?'

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Posted: Wednesday 18 April 2018


Cambridge Digital Humanities: 5 Questions to Anne Alexander

Cambridge Digital Humanities: 5 Questions to Anne Alexander

Anne Alexander

On the eve of CDH's website launch, we spoke to Coordinator Anne Alexander to learn more about this exciting multidisciplinary space.
 

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Posted: Tuesday 17 April 2018


Who’s New? Easter Term Fellows 2018

Who’s New? Easter Term Fellows 2018

CRASSH News

Meet our Easter Term Fellows and learn about their respective research projects.

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Posted: Friday 13 April 2018


What’s On at CRASSH, Easter/Summer 2018

What’s On at CRASSH, Easter/Summer 2018

Simon Goldhill

CRASSH has a spectacular array of events and activities in store for this year's Easter Term.  

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Posted: Friday 13 April 2018


Global Epistemics: 6 Questions to Inanna Hamati-Ataya

Global Epistemics: 6 Questions to Inanna Hamati-Ataya

Inanna Hamati-Ataya

'I imagined some extra-terrestrial intelligent species visiting us and asking "what is the history of your kind?" Did we have any answer to that question that would reflect the advancement of our understanding of life on earth, of our common history, of what different historical paths might have existed?'

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Posted: Wednesday 4 April 2018


Call for Submissions: ‘Take me there’ pop-up exhibition

Call for Submissions: ‘Take me there’ pop-up exhibition

CRASSH News

Power and Vision invites students from the University of Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University to submit works of art for Take me there, a pop-up exhibition at Heong Gallery, Downing College.
 

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Posted: Friday 23 March 2018


Evolution Made to Order: 5 Questions to Helen Anne Curry

Evolution Made to Order: 5 Questions to Helen Anne Curry

Helen Anne Curry

X-rays. Toxic chemicals. Radioisotopes. Though it seems strange today, all were once considered harbingers of an agricultural revolution, tools that would allow crops to be engineered 'to order'. Written by Pro Futura Fellow Helen Anne Curry, Evolution Made to Order explores these early genetic technologies, offering an unexpected new perspective on the history of biotechnology.

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Posted: Friday 9 March 2018


Witchcraft, the Devil and Emotions in Early Modern England: 5 Questions to Charlotte-Rose Millar

Witchcraft, the Devil and Emotions in Early Modern England: 5 Questions to Charlotte-Rose Millar

Charlotte-Rose Millar

Visiting Fellow Charlotte-Rose Millar's new book highlights the overlooked role of the Devil in early modern English witchcraft and explores how emotions were key to witchcraft acts and accusations.

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Posted: Monday 5 March 2018


Digital Art – ‘Seeing across the Distance: the Dreams and Fears of Televisual Utopias’

Digital Art – ‘Seeing across the Distance: the Dreams and Fears of Televisual Utopias’

In a post-Snowden era, how can we account for the fact that we have not given up using mobile technology, connected devices, the Internet?

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Posted: Friday 2 March 2018

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