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Andrea Drocco
Andrea Drocco, Fixed-term Researcher, Venice 1000 690 domonda

Andrea Drocco, Fixed-term Researcher, Venice

Only an interdisciplinary work on the humanities can shed light on the growth of religious extremism across the world.

ANN COPESTAKE, CO-INVESTIGATOR, GIVING VOICE TO DIGITAL DEMOCRACIES, CAMBRIDGE 1000 690 Una Yeung

ANN COPESTAKE, CO-INVESTIGATOR, GIVING VOICE TO DIGITAL DEMOCRACIES, CAMBRIDGE

Communication technology could help humanity collectively mitigate the onrushing environmental catastrophes, but it is being used to distort information and increase division. We need to release its potential for beneficial societal change.

ANNA ALEXANDROVA, PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, EXPERTISE UNDER PRESSURE, CAMBRIDGE 1000 690 Una Yeung

ANNA ALEXANDROVA, PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, EXPERTISE UNDER PRESSURE, CAMBRIDGE

Responding to social change inevitably involves deferring to experts with specialist knowledge and experience. But who counts as expert, on what, and to what extent, are questions squarely in the province of humanities.

Rahel Jaeggi, Center Director, Berlin 1024 716 domonda

Rahel Jaeggi, Center Director, Berlin

Critical Theory, according to Max Horkheimer’s statement in 1937, forms the intellectual side of emancipation. To keep it alive, we have to relentlessly analyze the crises which shape our present and inform our emancipatory hopes.

BILL BYRNE, CO-INVESTIGATOR, GIVING VOICE TO DIGITAL DEMOCRACIES, CAMBRIDGE 1000 690 Una Yeung

BILL BYRNE, CO-INVESTIGATOR, GIVING VOICE TO DIGITAL DEMOCRACIES, CAMBRIDGE

Our goal is to build a framework in which insights from humanities-based subjects and non-technical disciplines can have a real impact in the development of new technologies.

CLÉO CHASSONNERY-ZAÏGOUCHE, POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, EXPERTISE UNDER PRESSURE, CAMBRIDGE 1000 690 Una Yeung

CLÉO CHASSONNERY-ZAÏGOUCHE, POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, EXPERTISE UNDER PRESSURE, CAMBRIDGE

I am engaged in how humanities can produce expertise on experts to help qualify, uncover and check the power of ideas.

Andreas Malm, Fellow, Berlin 1024 683 Susann Schmeisser

Andreas Malm, Fellow, Berlin

The founders of critical theory taught that the domination of nature implies the domination of people and vice versa. Understanding how this works concretely, in the past and the present, should be the task of a massive research effort.

Aldo Beretta, Fellow, Berlin 1024 683 Susann Schmeisser

Aldo Beretta, Fellow, Berlin

The economical constellation of our time should be evaluated through its immanent contradictions.

Charles Taylor, Benjamin Chair 2019 1024 683 Susann Schmeisser

Charles Taylor, Benjamin Chair 2019

Zhang Shuangli, Fellow, Berlin 1024 683 Susann Schmeisser

Zhang Shuangli, Fellow, Berlin

Theoretical thinking has always been an indispensable moment within the efforts to change social reality.