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FIRST LIST OF CHCI / SSHRC HOST CENTERS AND INSTITUTES POSTED. Click here to read more.

CHCI HOLDS 2014 ANNUAL MEETING IN HONG KONG. Click here to read about some of highlights of the meeting, which took place at the Chinese University of Hong Kong June 5-8.

CHCI MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO JOIN NEW SSHRC COLLABORATION. We are pleased to announce a new collaboration to host SSHRC Fellows. Click here to read more.

RELSEC UPDATE: PROF. DR. STATHIS GOURGOURIS DEFENDS ‘SECULAR CRITICISM’ AT UTRECHT UNIVERSITY. Click here to read more about this event, which is part of CHCI’s international Mellon-funded collaboration, Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging.

RELSEC UPDATE: UTRECHT UNIVERSITY DEVELOPS WORKING GROUP AND HOSTS EVENTS. Click here to read more about the Centre for the Humanities at Utrecht University and their participation in CHCI’s international Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging collaboration.

RELSEC UPDATE: SHARED READINGS LEAD TO EVENT WITH AUTHORS AT PORTLAND STATE. Participants from 4 local institutions share readings and plan Zizek/Dupuy colloquium. Click here to read more about Portland State’s participation in CHCI’s international RelSec collaboration.

HfE UPDATE: WEST CLUSTER STEERING COMMITTEE TO CREATE ARCHIVE OF HOPE & CAUTIONARY TALES. The West Cluster project team at Arizona State’s University’s Institute for Humanities Research reports on their contribution to the North American Observatory, which is part of CHCI’s Mellon-funded Humanities for the Environment collaboration. Click here to read more.

HfE WEST CLUSTER FOLKS IN THE NEWS. Recent articles feature members of the Steering Committee for the Humanities for the Environment’s West Cluster at Arizona State University. Click here for links.

HUMANITIES FOR THE ENVIRONMENT UPDATE FROM SYDNEY. The HfE Australia-Pacific Observatory has launched an exciting website where you can see events such as the February 2014 conference “Encountering the Anthropocene.” Click here to learn more.

HfE PARTICIPANT TO SPEAK AT WHITE HOUSE. A member of CHCI’s Humanities for the Environment collaboration, Susi Moser of Clark University, will help to present an important report on climate change on May 6.

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

CHCI SPECIAL CLOSED MEETING ON AFRICAN HUMANITIES IN SOUTH AFRICA.

CHCI / SSHRC POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP COLLABORATION. CHCI and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada are pleased to announce a collaboration which provides opportunities for SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellows to spend time in residence at CHCI member organizations.

POSSIBILITÉ DE COLLABORATION CONCERNANT LES BOURSIERS POSTDOCTORAUX DU CRSH. Le CHCI et le CRSH conjuguent leurs efforts pour offrir à des titulaires de bourses postdoctorales du CRSH des occasions de faire des stages en résidence dans des organisations membres du CHCI.

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 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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