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In Due Course: The Government Decides

James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses how the government agreed to the commitment of establishing an Arts and Humanities Research Council. Following the achievement, aspiration, and resistance in the early years of ... More


A False Start

James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In general, modern governments invest only a small portion of the national income to the generation of new knowledge. In the United Kingdom, the Department of Science and Industrial Research carried ... More


Back on to the Agenda

James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the reintegration of the need for Humanities Research Council back onto the public agenda and into the policy stream of the UK government. The issue of the Research Council for ... More


Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Nicole M. Piemonte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

While many commentators have pointed to the lack of compassion and empathy in medicine, their critiques, for the most part, have not considered seriously the deeper philosophical, psychological, and ... More


Malcolm MacNaughtan Bowie 1943–2007

Marian Hobson

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264577
eISBN:
9780191734267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

Malcolm MacNaughtan Bowie (1943–2007), a Fellow of the British Academy, was appointed from an assistant lectureship at the University of East Anglia to one in the University of Cambridge in 1969. At ... More


Traversals: The Use of Preservation for Early Electronic Writing

Stuart Moulthrop and Dene Grigar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035972
eISBN:
9780262339018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035972.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Many pioneering works of electronic literature are now largely inaccessible because of changes in hardware, software, and platforms. The virtual disappearance of these works--created on floppy disks, ... More


The existential drinker

Steven Earnshaw

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719099618
eISBN:
9781526141934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099618.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Drinking to excess has been a striking problem for industrial and post-industrial societies – who is responsible when a ‘free’ individual opts for a slow suicide? The causes of such drinking have ... More


Teaching Social Justice Through Shakespeare: Why Renaissance Literature Matters Now

Hillary Eklund and Wendy Beth Hyman (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474455589
eISBN:
9781474477130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455589.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Shakespeare scholars regularly encounter social justice issues in the material that we study and teach. Most often in the classroom our engagement with such issues takes the form of thematic ... More


Judging from Experience: Law, Praxis, Humanities

Jeanne Gaakeer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474442480
eISBN:
9781474460286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442480.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Judging from Experience forms part of Law and Literature and/or, more broadly, Law and Humanities, the interdisciplinary movement in legal theory that focuses on the various bonds of law, language ... More


Loving Justice: Legal Emotions in William Blackstone's England

Kathryn D. Temple

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479895274
eISBN:
9781479832637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479895274.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

How do people develop loyalty to the legal system they inhabit? This book focuses on legal emotions in William Blackstone's transformative, bestselling Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765–69), ... More


Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities

Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034357
eISBN:
9780262332064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034357.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The image of the scholar as a solitary thinker dates back at least to Descartes’ Discourse on Method. But scholarly practices in the humanities are changing as older forms of communal inquiry are ... More


Toynbee Hall: Samuel Barnett and Social Reform

Jose Harris

in William Beveridge: A Biography

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206859
eISBN:
9780191677335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206859.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

Toynbee Hall was first thought to be used as the location for a place where professional men could live among the poor—not as missionaries but as neighbours and friends. Gradually, Toynbee Hall ... More


Disorderly conduct: the community in the archive

Simon Popple

in Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines the transition and alignments of communities through a consideration built around the changing role of the community in the photographic archive and the shift from subjecthood ... More


The humanities and the Irish university: Anomalies and opportunities

Michael O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088735
eISBN:
9781781707678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088735.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This is the first book-length study of the humanities from Newman to Bologna in the Irish context. It focuses on unique characteristics of university policy in the National University that ... More


Pirate Philosophy: For a Digital Posthumanities

Gary Hall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034401
eISBN:
9780262332217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034401.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Much has been written about the “crisis of capitalism” and the associated series of events that began with the Tunisian revolution of 2010: the Arab Spring, Occupy, #GobalRevolution, and student and ... More


Terraforming: Ecopolitical Transformations and Environmentalism in Science Fiction

Chris Pak

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382844
eISBN:
9781786945426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382844.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the emergence and development of terraforming in science fiction from H.G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds (1898) to James Cameron’s blockbuster Avatar (2009). Terraforming is the ... More


The Swallow Flies Swiftly Through: An Analysis of Humanist (First Interlude)

Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair

in Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034357
eISBN:
9780262332064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034357.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What can you actually do with text analysis? Chapter 4 is the first Interlude or example of text analysis in action with Voyant. This Interlude asks about computing in the humanities and shows how ... More


Director's Report on Rhetorical Reading (1982)

Paul de Man

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748641048
eISBN:
9781474400954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641048.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this 1982 report, Paul de Man reflects on the benefits and challenges of running a national seminar on rhetorical reading at Yale University. The seminar, taught by de Man in the summer of 1981 at ... More


The Origins of Social Media

Judy Malloy

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In the formative years of the Internet, researchers collaboratively connected computing systems with a goal of sharing research and computing resources. The model process with which they created the ... More


In Search of Identities in the Digital Humanities: The Early History of Humanist

Julianne Nyhan

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Humanist is an online, international seminar on digital humanities that was set up in 1987 by Willard McCarty. Since its inception, it has taken the form of an electronic mailing list and, within the ... More


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