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SHAPE-ID Workshop on Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage in ‘Virtual Warsaw’

The second of the SHAPE-ID remote learning case workshops (and second to last in our overall workshop series) took place on 24-25 September, organised by SHAPE-ID partners at the Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IBL PAN). The workshop brought together Digital Humanities researchers, policy makers, funders and cultural heritage professionals to explore the challenge of transdisciplinary collaboration between these two areas. The workshop began with a series of thoughtful scene-setting presentations from invited speakers. Natalie Harrower from the Digital Repository of Ireland presented insights from the recent ALLEA report Sustainable and FAIR Data Sharing in…

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SHAPE-ID Collaborating on River Time Initiative

SHAPE-ID is pleased to collaborate on this exciting art-science initiative from swissnex, led by artist, writer and philosopher Jonathan Keats. River Time is a multifaceted civic initiative intended to bolster public appreciation of river systems – and people’s understanding of their significance as climate indicators – by enlisting rivers as timekeepers. Register for the event on 16 November here  River Time is also a case study in art-and-science collaboration, which will serve as the basis for research on interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research by the Transdisciplinarity Lab at ETH Zurich (Switzerland). Drawing on insights from SHAPE-ID, with the involvement of SHAPE-ID…

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SHAPE-ID at Vitae Connections 2020 | Capacity Building for Interdisciplinary Research

SHAPE-ID organised a panel discussion on 17 September as part of the Vitae Connections Week 2020 online conference. The panel was titled Capacity Building for Interdisciplinary Research with the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: What Can Universities Do? Panellists involved in the SHAPE-ID project, Professor Catherine Lyall and Dr Isabel Fletcher (University of Edinburgh) and invited guest panellist Professor Geoffrey Crossick (School of Advanced Study, University of London) joined chair Professor Jane Ohlmeyer (Trinity College Dublin and SHAPE-ID Principal Investigator) to discuss the challenges of building capacity for interdisciplinary research in higher education institutions, with an audience including research development…

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SHAPE-ID Webinar 10th November | Funding Interdisciplinary Research with the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Shaping Conversations on Interdisciplinary Research We are pleased to invite you to the fourth in our series of webinars on the integration of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in inter- and transdisciplinary research. The full programme can be viewed here. Format: Webinars will be hosted on Zoom and will take the form of short presentations from panellists followed by an interactive Q&A session with the audience. They will also be live-streamed on our Facebook page. Funding  interdisciplinary research with the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: Tuesday 10th November 13.00 – 14.15 CET (12.00 - 13.15 GMT) Register: click here to…

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SHAPE-ID Webinar 10th December | Professionalising Inter- and Transdisciplinary Research

Shaping Conversations on Interdisciplinary Research We are pleased to invite you to the fifth in our series of webinars on the integration of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in inter- and transdisciplinary research. The full programme can be viewed here. Format: Webinars will be hosted on Zoom and will take the form of short presentations from panellists followed by an interactive Q&A session with the audience. They will also be live-streamed on our Facebook page. Professionalising Inter- and Transdisciplinary Research 10th December 2020 @ 13.00-14.15 CEST (12.00-13.15 GMT+1) Register: click here to register SHAPE-ID has found that a clear and…

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First SHAPE-ID Remote Learning Case Workshop Takes Place

We were delighted to continue our SHAPE-ID learning case workshop series after a long delay with our first virtual workshop held on 10-11 September. This was originally due to take place in person in Zurich in May but was postponed due to Covid-19 travel restrictions. Partners in ETH Zurich have been working tirelessly over the summer to redesign the workshop for the new format and the workshop was a very successful re-start. Co-organised with td-net, the Network for Transdisciplnary Research of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, the workshop brought together participants from across the world to explore how…

SHAPE-ID Zurich Online Workshop
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On the exhaustion of the interdisciplinary scholar

Jennifer Edmond, Associate Professor of Digital Humanities at Trinity College Dublin, co-director of the Trinity Centre for Digital Humanities and President of the Board of Directors of the pan-European research infrastructure for the arts and humanities, DARIAH-EU, writes of the expectation on interdisciplinary scholars to constantly defend the value of their work.
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SHAPE-ID Learning Case Workshops Intermediate Working Paper Available

We are pleased to share the preliminary results of the first three SHAPE-ID learning case workshops in a new working paper, available for download here. The working paper presents insights from the following workshops: Positioning the Arts and Humanities to Lead Research Addressing Societal Challenges (organised by Trinity College Dublin, 2-3 December 2019) Bringing an Environmental Humanities Lens to Bear on Interdiscipilnary Collaboration among AHSS and between AHSS and STEM  (organised by the University of Edinburgh, 20-21 January 2020) Inter/Transdisciplinary Educational Models that Support Sustainable Urban Transformation (organised by ISINNOVA in collaboration with the TrUST project at Politecnico di Torino,…

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