A Researcher’s Experience of the Global Humanities Institute

It was truly a pleasure to participate in the 2019 CHCI-Mellon Crises of Democracy Global Humanities Institute in Dubrovnik. We were a mix of capable people coming from various locations, bringing with us a variety of individual experiences, societal issues and theoretical/empirical perspectives. This type of setting brings with itself the risk of creating a … Continue reading A Researcher’s Experience of the Global Humanities Institute

The Human Experience of Political Crisis

Throughout the Institute, our discussions never strayed far from the human experience of political crisis. Reminders from the dance scholars in our midst about the inescapable physical manifestation of trauma, workshops about how to conduct oral histories, testimony from our tour guide in Dubrovnik and a survivor of Srebrenica, pockmarked stone and man-made memorials in … Continue reading The Human Experience of Political Crisis