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

Ukraine and the Challenges of International Law: 5 Questions to Bohdan Tokarskyi

Ukraine and the Challenges of International Law: 5 Questions to Bohdan Tokarskyi

An interview with convenor Bohdan Tokarskyi about the upcoming CRASSH conference Ukraine and the Challenges of International Law: Annexation, Aggression, Cyber Warfare.

 

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Posted: Monday 20 November 2017


Rock, Bone & Ruin: 5 Questions to Adrian Currie

Rock, Bone & Ruin: 5 Questions to Adrian Currie

Adrian Currie

We asked Postdoctoral Researcher Adrian Currie five questions about his exciting new book, Rock, Bone & Ruin: An Optimist’s Guide to the Historical Sciences. 
 

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Posted: Monday 20 November 2017


From Analogue to Aerial Surveillance: Reading the History of Political Imaging

From Analogue to Aerial Surveillance: Reading the History of Political Imaging

Read the first blog post by the new CRASSH Research Group Power and Vision: The Camera as Political Technology.

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Posted: Thursday 2 November 2017


Kerouac’s Ghosts

Kerouac’s Ghosts

Gerald Nicosia is an acclaimed poet, writer and biographer. He is best known for Memory Babe, his classic biography of On the Road author Jack Kerouac. On Wednesday, 27 September 2017, Gerald will be reading and performing in Cambridge as part of a rare UK tour.

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Posted: Friday 22 September 2017


Who’s New? Michaelmas Fellows 2017

Who’s New? Michaelmas Fellows 2017

Our Michaelmas Term Fellows are working on a fascinating array of subjects. 

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Posted: Wednesday 20 September 2017


Less Hollywood, More Car Crash

Less Hollywood, More Car Crash

Simon Beard

Simon Beard puts the USA vs. DPRK nuclear stand-off into historical perspective.

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Posted: Friday 15 September 2017


What’s On at CRASSH, Michaelmas 2017

What’s On at CRASSH, Michaelmas 2017

Welcome to a new year and an exciting programme of events at CRASSH. Page through our What's On for Michaelmas 2017 and see for yourself.

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Posted: Friday 15 September 2017


Can reason make room for religion in public life?

Can reason make room for religion in public life?

Ruth Jackson

For those who sense that reason and spirituality can coexist in the public sphere, look to Friedrich Schleiermacher. For Schleiermacher, religion cannot do the work of politics, but politics alone cannot bring about human flourishing. When we stop treating the theological and political as warring forces, we can see how they might inform each other.

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Posted: Thursday 7 September 2017


Distraction by Design: How Technology Steals Our Attention (and What We Can Do About It)

Distraction by Design: How Technology Steals Our Attention (and What We Can Do About It)

James Williams

On 21 October 2017, Nine Dots Prize winner James Williams will give a talk at the Cambridge Festival of Ideas entitled 'Freedom and Persuasion in the Attention Economy'. Here's a sneak peek.

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Posted: Friday 25 August 2017


Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2017: CRASSH Programme

Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2017: CRASSH Programme

'I don't know it for a fact, I just know it's true.' Exploring this year's theme of 'truth', CRASSH celebrates the tenth year of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas with a fantastic programme of events.

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Posted: Wednesday 23 August 2017

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