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The Colloquium meets in the Meeting Room, Clare Hall, at 7.45pm on Tuesdays in full term.

Any alterations to the programme will be announced on the College notice board and in the weekly Events e-mailing.

19.45 Tuesday 22 April - Meeting Room

Problems of interdisciplinarity:
(i) recent histories of academic ‘collaboration’
(ii)  the challenges of translating academic work for broadcast media

John Regan, PhD, Research Fellow, Clare Hall,
Professor Helen Weinstein, Life Fellow Clare Hall, Public Historian and Broadcaster, Founding Director of the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past, University of York

This talk will consider the recent trend in research towards projects which are 'collaborative' across academic disciplines. Is the richest future for research to broaden our canvas across disciplines, to truly share with the public through 'citizen-sourced' projects, communicating our research to a wider public using broadcast media?

Or might time be better spent questioning what modern interdisciplinarity is, interrogating the principles underlying collaborative research in the humanities? What value is there in a radically new model of collaboration which posits the value of conceptual, and not merely discursive, work across disciplines?

The speakers seek to debate these issues and tentatively to posit some radical solutions.


Easter Term 2014

22 April
John Regan, PhD, Research Fellow, Clare Hall
Professor Helen Weinstein, Life Fellow Clare Hall, Public Historian and Broadcaster, Founding Director of the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past, University of York
Problems of interdisciplinarity: (i) recent histories of academic ‘collaboration’  & (ii)  the challenges of translating academic work for broadcast media

29 April
Jill Burton
Adjunct Associate Research Professor of Applied Linguistics,
University of South Australia, Adelaide
Some Thoughts on History-Making, with Reference to Lady Anne Clifford (1590–1676)

6 May
Ahmed Alwishah
Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Islamic Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, and Islamic Theology) Pitzer College, California
Divine Knowledge and Human self-Awareness

13 May
John D Barrow
Professor of Mathematical Sciences, DAMTP Cambridge University
Counter Culture: A look at some unusual applications of mathematics in the arts

20  May
George van Kooten
Professor of New Testament & Early Christianity, University of Groningen
Pagans and Christians in Debate: Mythology, Philosophy and Religion in the first two centuries AD

27 May
Maria Freddi
Associate Professor of English Language and Linguistics, University of Pavia, Italy
Choice in Language

3 June
Jon Charterina-Abando
Associate Professor of Marketing Research, Department of Business, Finance and Marketing Management, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain.
Why we must bet on manufacturing: reversing the Washington Consensus in our cities and regions

10 June
Tom Burton
Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Adelaide, Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall 2013–14
Hearing is Believing: The Dialect Poems of William Barnes (1801–1886)

 
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