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Humanitas is a series of Visiting Professorships at Oxford and Cambridge intended to bring leading practitioners and scholars to both universities to address major themes in the arts, social sciences and humanities. Created by Lord Weidenfeld, the Programme is managed and funded by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue with the support of a series of generous benefactors and administered by the Humanities Division in Oxford and the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) in Cambridge.Humanitas will welcome some twenty Visiting Professors, who will be appointed for a given academic year and invited to deliver a series of lectures, followed by a related symposium, workshop or masterclass for graduate students.

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Humanitas is a series of Visiting Professorships at Oxford and Cambridge intended to bring leading practitioners and scholars to both universities to address major themes in the arts, social sciences and humanities. Created by Lord Weidenfeld, the Programme is managed and funded by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue with the support of a series of generous benefactors and administered by the Humanities Division in Oxford and the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) in Cambridge.Humanitas will welcome some twenty Visiting Professors, who will be appointed for a given academic year and invited to deliver a series of lectures, followed by a related symposium, workshop or masterclass for graduate students.

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Cover image of Humanitas - Visiting Professorships at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge

Humanitas - Visiting Professorships at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge

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Humanitas is a series of Visiting Professorships at Oxford and Cambridge intended to bring leading practitioners and scholars to both universities to address major themes in the arts, social sciences and humanities. Created by Lord Weidenfeld, the Programme is managed and funded by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue with the support of a series of generous benefactors and administered by the Humanities Division in Oxford and the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) in Cambridge.Humanitas will welcome some twenty Visiting Professors, who will be appointed for a given academic year and invited to deliver a series of lectures, followed by a related symposium, workshop or masterclass for graduate students.

Rank #1: Noman Foster: Heritage and Lessons

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Lord Foster, Humanitas Visiting Professor in Architecture 2011, speaking on 'Heritage and Lessons', November 2011.

Dec 13 2011

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Rank #2: Two Concepts of Sharia?

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Professor Abdou Filali-Ansary gives a lecture for the Humanitas lecture series on Interfaith Studies.

May 28 2013

46mins

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Rank #3: Challenges Facing American Intelligence

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Professor John McLaughlin discusses Challenges facing American Intelligence

May 19 2015

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Rank #4: Symposium - The New History of Scientific Experience: Observing, Experimenting, Collecting, Representing and Reading in Early Modern Europe

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With Professor Lorraine Daston, Dr Simon Werrett (UCL), Dr Rhodri Lewis (Oxford), Dr Sachiko Kusukawa (Cambridge) and Prof Martin Mulsow (Erfurt), chaired by Prof Laurence Brockliss (Oxford).

May 28 2013

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Rank #5: The Holocaust, Narrative and Remembrance - Part One

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Part 1/2. Workshop with with Prof Dan Stone (RHUL), Paul Salmons (the IOE's Centre for Holocaust Education) and Prof Mark Roseman (Indiana University).

Jun 19 2012

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Rank #6: Inaugural Lecture - Nature's Revenge: A History of Risk, Responsibility, and Reasonableness

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Director of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science: Professor Lorraine Daston gives her inaugural lecture at Merton College.

May 28 2013

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Rank #7: Humanities. Are they important?

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Humanitas Visting Professor Stephen Greenblatt discusses whether humanities are important. Humanitas Visiting Professor in Museums, Galleries, and Libraries 2015-2016, Stephen Greenblatt, discusses whether humanities are important in a time when they are most pervasive in society, and when there seems to be a shrinking of public support for them.

Nov 17 2015

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Rank #8: Athol Fugard: "Defining Moments"

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Humanitas Inaugural Keynote Lecture - Athol Fugard: "Defining Moments" - in his life and work. Venue: Simpkins Lee Lecture Theatre, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.

Feb 02 2011

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Rank #9: The French Revolution in a Global Perspective

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A lecture by the Humanitas Visiting Professor in Historiography, Lynn Hunt.

May 29 2014

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Rank #10: Resisting Apologetics: What can we learn from Ibn Rushd and our contemporaries?

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Professor Abdou Filali-Ansary gives a lecture for the Humanitas lecture series on Interfaith Studies.

May 28 2013

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Rank #11: Marshall G S Hodgson, Islam and World History

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Professor Sir Christopher Bayly gives a talk for the Humanitias lecture series in Historiography with a response from Dr Faisal Devji.

May 28 2013

1hr 14mins

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Rank #12: How can there be a history of emotions?

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Professor Barbara Rosenwein explores the history of emotions Humanitas Visiting Professor Barbara Rosenwein explores the history of emotions, with a response from Professor Ute Frevert

May 19 2015

1hr 16mins

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Rank #13: Saul Friedländer in conversation

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A discussion forum on writing Holocaust history with Prof Jane Caplan (St Antony's College, Oxford), Prof Mark Roseman (Indiana University) and Prof Nicholas Stargardt (Magdalen College, Oxford).

Jun 19 2012

1hr 27mins

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Rank #14: Renée Fleming, "In Conversation"

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Humanitas Visiting Professor in Opera Studies Renée Fleming, in conversation with Edward Seckerson.

Jul 10 2014

46mins

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Rank #15: The Holocaust, Narrative and Remembrance - Part Two

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Part 2/2. Workshop with Prof Dan Stone (RHUL), Paul Salmons (the IOE's Centre for Holocaust Education) and Prof Mark Roseman (Indiana University).

Jun 19 2012

49mins

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Rank #16: Class dismissed... Art, creativity and education

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A lecture by Vik Muniz, Humanitas Visiting Professor in Contemporary Arts

Aug 11 2014

1hr 20mins

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Rank #17: In Conversation: Writing the History of Reason

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Professor Lorraine Daston in conversation with Professor Sally Shuttleworth.

May 28 2013

34mins

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Rank #18: Mark Thompson: Inaugural Lecture - Is Plato winning the argument?

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Drawing in particular on recent examples from American and British healthcare reform, Mark Thompson asks whether the language of politics is changing in ways which threaten public understanding of and engagement with the most important issues of the day. Mark's series of lectures is entitled "The Cloud of Unknowing: Policy, rhetoric and public bewilderment".

Nov 15 2012

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Rank #19: Lessons on Capital Flows and Financial Stability

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Professor Hyun Song Shin, Hughes-Rogers Professor of Economics at Princeton University, gives a talk for the Humanitas Professorship on Economic Thought.

Nov 12 2012

58mins

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Rank #20: Our Religious Traditions in a long Historical Perspective

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Professor Abdou Filali-Ansary gives a lecture for the Humanitas lecture series on Interfaith Studies.

May 28 2013

1hr 29mins

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