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Institute of Advanced Study

Past Events

Navigating Interdisciplinarity: a workshop

20th January 2016, 10:00 to 17:00, Learning Centre, Palace Green Library, Palace Green, Professor Sandra Bell and Professor Veronica Strang


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 makes 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.
Registration to attend is essential. Please contact: enquiries.ias@durham.ac.uk to book a place

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