Newsletter November 2016

University of ManchesterWelcome to the first issue of the AHRC Genealogies of Knowledge project e-newsletter, featuring news on the people, events and activities associated with the project.

Conference Announcement 2017

Plans for holding the first international conference organized by the Genealogies of Knowledge team are well under way.
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Latest News


Jan Buts

I am happy to introduce myself as the Genealogies of Knowledge project’s new Ph.D. Student. At my alma mater, KU Leuven, I was trained as a linguist and literary scholar,…

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Researching Citizen MeResearching Citizen Mediadia

The Researching Citizen Media workshop held on 14-15 September was co-sponsored by Genealogies of Knowledge and the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies at the University of Manchester. Keynote speakers Professor Lilie Chouliaraki and Professor Cristina Flesher Fominaya led the discussion.
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Socrates and his Students, illustration from 'Kitab Mukhtar al-Hikam wa-Mahasin al-Kilam' by Al-Mubashir, Turkish School, (13th c) Photo by BridgemanArabic translators did far more than just preserve Greek philosophy

Peter Adamson (Professor of philosophy at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich) In European antiquity, philosophers largely wrote in Greek. Even after the Roman conquest of the Mediterranean and the…

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University of MichiganEmerging Democracies Postdoctoral Fellowship

Fellowship period: September 2017 – May 2018 Application deadline: January 15, 2017 The Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies (WCED) at the University of Michigan invites postdoctoral scholars to apply for…
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