Blogs tagged with: Culture

Cultural Labour: Conceptualizing the ‘Folk Performance’ in India: 5 Questions to Brahma Prakash

Cultural Labour: Conceptualizing the ‘Folk Performance’ in India: 5 Questions to Brahma Prakash

Brahma Prakash

Judith Weik

Brahma Prakash's book examines ways in which meanings and behaviours are engendered in communities through rituals, theatre and enactments. It offers a conceptual framework to understand the politics and aesthetics of 'folk performance' in India and South Asia.

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Posted: Wednesday 5 February 2020


Bread Cement Cactus: 5 Questions to Annie Zaidi

Bread Cement Cactus: 5 Questions to Annie Zaidi

Annie Zaidi

Judith Weik

Writer and journalist Annie Zaidi, winner of the Nine Dots Prize 2019 – 2020, talks to us about her memoir written in response to the question "Is there still no place like home?"

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Posted: Wednesday 17 June 2020


Convening “Objects in Motion: Material Culture in Transition”

Convening “Objects in Motion: Material Culture in Transition”

Alexi Baker

Alexi Baker (Mellon/Newton Fellow) writes about her experience of convening a conference at CRASSH: "Objects in Motion: Material Culture in Transition".

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Posted: Monday 15 June 2015


Inside Snowden’s Suitcase

Inside Snowden’s Suitcase

Clare Dyer-Smith

If you have nothing to hide, do you need privacy? Should the communications of individuals be monitored? What about activists and politicians, or the Four Horsemen of the Infocalypse? How about the details, emails and webcam records of your long-distance relationship?

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Posted: Tuesday 10 November 2015


Pandemic Heroes: Saving Humankind on the Big Screen

Pandemic Heroes: Saving Humankind on the Big Screen

Christos Lynteris

Zombie movies, epidemiologists and public health emergencies

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Posted: Tuesday 9 February 2016


Watch: Khaled El-Rouayheb - The Rise of “Deep Reading” in Ottoman Scholarly Culture

Watch: Khaled El-Rouayheb - The Rise of “Deep Reading” in Ottoman Scholarly Culture

Professor Khaled El-Rouayheb, Leverhulme Visiting Fellow at CRASSH for 2015-2016.

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Posted: Wednesday 11 May 2016


Introducing…The Alchemical Landscape research group

Introducing…The Alchemical Landscape research group

A new research group for 2016-17, hosting events throughout the year.

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Posted: Thursday 25 August 2016