Humanities and Beyond: Exploring the Frontiers of Interdisciplinarity
Date: Friday 27th May 2016
Location: York University, Berrick Saul Building
Registrations now open! It's free to attend, but places are limited.
What is it?
Calling all interdisciplinary researchers! Registration is now open for Humanities and Beyond: a unique one day event exploring the challenges and opportunities faced when working across disciplines.
Interdisciplinarity is the buzzword of the moment. However, working between disciplines can be a difficult, isolating experience. By bringing together academics and practitioners from across the Arts and Humanities we hope to build a framework for approaching interdisciplinary projects, and strategies for overcoming common problems.
What will the day include?
This free symposium will explore both the practicalities and theory of conducting interdisciplinary research in the Arts and Humanities. As well as conference papers from researchers working on a diverse range of topics, from architecture to philosophy, the symposium will include:
The humanities departments of the universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York excel in their commitment to interdisciplinary study. A large proportion of researchers, doctoral and masters students work across a range of disciplinary boundaries, within the humanities and beyond. We are running a symposium day in which students from these universities can share their experiences of interdisciplinary research with each other, and with established academics and practitioners. Students will be able to:
Who is it for?
We welcome all Leeds, Sheffield, and York students and researchers working across interdisciplinary boundaries, whose research includes a humanities subject.