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LIVE-STREAMED EVENT ON GLOBAL HUMANITIES 12 MARCH 2014. Rens Bod of the University of Amsterdam will discuss with Alan Liu and others at UC Santa Barbara the humanities around the world – traditions, funding, disciplinary contexts, functions, and other points of comparison. Click here for more information on the live stream and suggested readings.

RELSEC PROJECT HOLDS INAUGURAL EVENT. A public conversation and a day of intensive discussion by project partners from around the world solidified the Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging collaboration.

RELSEC UPDATE: TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY. Leading the Tel Aviv branch of CHCI’s Mellon-funded Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging collaboration, Raef Zreik at the Minerva Center forms a research group and plans a workshop. Click here to learn more.

RELSEC UPDATE: UTRECHT UNIVERSITY. The European arm of CHCI’s Mellon-funded Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging (RelSec) project forms its research team and chooses topics of special investigation. Click here to read more.

HUMANITIES FOR THE ENVIRONMENT NORTH AMERICAN OBSERVATORY UPDATE: WEST CLUSTER. Leading the West cluster of CHCI’s Mellon-funded HfE project, co-Principal Investigators Sally Kitch and Joni Adamson at Arizona State University convene an 18-member Steering Committee to define major themes for three workshops. Click here to learn more.

HUMANITIES FOR THE ENVIRONMENT NORTH AMERICAN OBSERVATORY UPDATE: NORTHEAST CLUSTER. Based at Clark University, this branch of CHCI’s Mellon-funded HfE project forms a trans-disciplinary council to consider the Uncertain Human Future. Click here to learn more.

RELSEC PROJECT UPDATE: CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG. Ping Chen Hsiung and her colleagues at CUHK report on their project-related research questions and initial events at the Research Institute for the Humanities.

HUMANITIES FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AUSTRALIAN OBSERVATORY UPDATE: “CARING FOR COUNTRY.” A constellation of events initiates the Sydney-based HfE collaboration. Click here to learn more.

A NEW U.S. COLLABORATION FOR THE “RELIGION, SECULARISM, AND POLITICAL BELONGING” (RELSEC) PROJECT With the move of its lead P.I., Lee Medovoi, to the University of Arizona, the project gains new collaborative partners and moves ahead with its international activities. Click here to learn more.

HUMANITIES FOR THE ENVIRONMENT SOUTH CLUSTER UPDATE. CHCI’s collaborative projects funded by the Mellon Foundation report on their first six months’ activities. Click here to learn more.

DUKE PRESIDENT RICHARD BRODHEAD ON THE COLBERT REPORT
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MEMBER RECEIVES HONORARY DOCTORATE IN PHILOSOPHY
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MUSEUMS, LIBRARIES WIN GRANTS TO ENHANCE LEARNING ONLINE
From the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI). Click for details.

REPORT FROM THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ARTS & SCIENCES COMMISSION ON THE HUMANITIES
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FEATURED MEMBER PROGRAMS IN DIGITAL HUMANITIES
We have launched a new page on our site that will document innovative programs in the digital humanities. Click for more information.

HUMANITIES INSTITUTE RECEIVES $1 MILLION
Congratulations to CHCI member organization, The Humanities Institute at Wake Forest University! Click to learn more.

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CHCI Announcements

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FROM CHCI. At the 2013 CHCI Annual Meeting in Lawrence, Kansas, CHCI President Ian Baucom invited CHCI Networks to apply for up to $20,000 of funding for projects that might be incubated by CHCI Networks. Click here for details and a printable version of the CFP.

CHCI RECEIVES SECOND MAJOR A. W. MELLON FOUNDATION GRANT. Two member-driven projects, the CHCI Medical Humanities Network Program and the Integrative Graduate Humanities Research and Education (IGHERT) program, were funded under a $1.35 million grant awarded to foster new forms of collaboration among our membership. Click here for more information.

CHCI-OCIS VISITING FELLOWSHIP. CHCI and the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies announces new Visiting Fellows program for scholars affiliated with CHCI member organizations. Deadline: March 1, 2014.

CHCI Receives Major A.W. Mellon Foundation Grant
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded CHCI a three-year grant of $1.2 million for an initiative designed to foster new forms of collaboration within our membership. Click for more information.

CHCI/ACLS FELLOWSHIP PARTNERSHIP
Over 20 CHCI member organizations are now participating in CHCI’s fellowship partnership with the American Council of Learned Societies. Click for more information on the program.

HUMANITIES FOR THE ENVIRONMENT WEBSITE
Our Humanities for the Environment Initiative continues to develop since launching in fall 2011. Click for more information.

SEEKING INFO ON ONLINE MEDIA & SOCIAL NETWORKING
CHCI wants to know how you are using online media and social networking. Click here for more information.

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