Fifteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

  • 2017 Special Focus: New Directions of the Humanities in a Knowledge Society
  • 5-7 July 2017
  • Imperial College London, London, UK

Conference Themes and Special Focus

The Fifteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities features research addressing the following annual themes and the 2017 Special Focus.

  • Theme 1: Critical Cultural Studies
  • Theme 2: Communication and Linguistics Studies
  • Theme 3: Literary Humanities
  • Theme 4: Civic, Political, and Community Studies
  • Theme 5: Humanities Education
  • 2017 Special Focus: New Directions of the Humanities in a Knowledge Society

Plenary Speakers

Ewa Domanska

Ewa Domanska

Associate Professor, Department of History, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland; Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University, USA

Ewa Domanska is Associate Professor of theory and history of historiography in the Department of History, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland and Visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Anthropology, Stanford University. Her teaching and research interests include contemporary theory and history of historiography, comparative theory of the humanities and social sciences, ecological humanities and non-European approaches to the past. Read More...

Dr. Kang Ouyang

Dr. Kang Ouyang

Professor and Director of the Institute of Philosophy, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Dr. Kang Ouyang holds several positions at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), including Dean of the Institute of State Governance, Professor and Director of the Institute of Philosophy, Director of the Institute of Social Information Studies, Chief Editor of the Journal of HUST for Social Sciences, etc. Dr. Ouyang is a leading scholar in the fields of national spirit, cross-culture studies, social epistemology, social information and philosophy in China. Read More...

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