Humanities under Pressure†
AbstractThe Humanities have a problem with visibility both in the public sphere and in the academic system itself, and they have an organisational problem when compared with other sections of the academic system. They also have a funding problem, particularly in a European context, i.e., in the framework of the European research policy. The topic of this position paper is the essential role of the Humanities when dealing with the European project, the framing of Europe. In this respect, in contrast to the natural and social sciences, the Humanities need specific models of research funding, more individualised and of more interdisciplinary character. Additionally, they may need more multi-national centres for advanced studies on a European level, thus also solving their visibility and organisational problems. View Full-Text
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Mittelstrass, J. Humanities under Pressure. Humanities 2015, 4, 80-86.
Mittelstrass J. Humanities under Pressure. Humanities. 2015; 4(1):80-86.Chicago/Turabian Style
Mittelstrass, Jürgen. 2015. "Humanities under Pressure." Humanities 4, no. 1: 80-86.