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Institute of Advanced Study

Past Events

Navigating Interdisciplinarity Workshop

16th October 2013, 09:00 to 17:00, Joachim Room, Hild Bede College, Durham University, Professor Veronica Strang, Dr Sandra Bell


Interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary collaboration contains challenges at each stage in the research process. These include different foci of attention; different conceptual approaches and models; different languages; different kinds of data and forms of analysis; different kinds of output; different measures or assessments of quality. How can interdisciplinary projects be developed coherently? How do practitioners learn to engage productively with other disciplinary areas? In a partnership between the Institute of Advanced Study and the Department of Anthropology, this one-day workshop make use of anthropology’s expertise in cultural translation.

Designed to assist cross-disciplinary communication and support collaborative interdisciplinary research, the workshop will focus examples on the IAS’s annual theme and include members of the IAS Fellowship.

To register interest please contact: enquiries.ias@durham.ac.uk.

16th October 2013, 09.00 – 5.00pm, Joachim Room, Hild Bede College, Durham University.

Contact enquiries.ias@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.