Skip to main content
  • Book
  • Open Access
  • © 2015

Humanities World Report 2015

Palgrave Macmillan

Buying options

Softcover Book USD 23.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 31.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    • Poul Holm, Arne Jarrick, Dominic Scott
    Pages 1-11Open Access
  3. The Value of the Humanities

    • Poul Holm, Arne Jarrick, Dominic Scott
    Pages 12-41Open Access
  4. The Nature of the Humanities

    • Poul Holm, Arne Jarrick, Dominic Scott
    Pages 42-63Open Access
  5. The Digital Humanities

    • Poul Holm, Arne Jarrick, Dominic Scott
    Pages 64-83Open Access
  6. Translating the Humanities

    • Poul Holm, Arne Jarrick, Dominic Scott
    Pages 84-110Open Access
  7. The Culture of Humanities Research

    • Poul Holm, Arne Jarrick, Dominic Scott
    Pages 111-135Open Access
  8. Funding and Infrastructure

    • Poul Holm, Arne Jarrick, Dominic Scott
    Pages 136-159Open Access
  9. Humanities and Public Policy

    • Poul Holm, Arne Jarrick, Dominic Scott
    Pages 160-178Open Access
  10. Conclusion

    • Poul Holm, Arne Jarrick, Dominic Scott
    Pages 179-192Open Access
  11. Back Matter

    Pages 193-215

About this book

This book is open access under a CC BY license.

The first of its kind, this Open Access 'Report' is a first step in assessing the state of the humanities worldwide. Based on an extensive literature review and enlightening interviews the book discusses the value of the humanities, the nature of humanities research and the relation between humanities and politics, amongst other issues.

Keywords

  • The humanities
  • global humanities
  • globalisation
  • access
  • culture
  • English literature
  • interview
  • literature
  • nature
  • policy
  • politics
  • structure

About the authors

Poul Holm is Professor of Humanities at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and President of the European Consortium of Humanities Institutes and Centres. In the past he has been Academic Director of the Trinity Long Room Hub, Rector (President) of the University of Roskilde, Chairman of the European Research Network of Research Councils for the Humanities (ERCH, now HERA) and Professor of Maritime History at the University of Southern Denmark.
 

Arne Jarrick is Professor of History at Stockholm University, Sweden and Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. His previous publications include Only Human: Studies in the History of Conceptions of Man (2000).

Dominic Scott is Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of Virginia, USA. He was previously Senior Lecturer at Cambridge University, where he set up the Forum for Philosophy in Business with Alex Oliver. His previous publications include Recollection and Experience (1995), Plato's Meno (2006) and Maieusis: Studies in Ancient Philosophy in Honour of Myles Burnyeat (editor, 2007).

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

Softcover Book USD 23.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 31.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)