The New Directions in the Humanities Research Network is thankful for the contributions and support of the following organizations.

University of Granada

2019 Conference Partner

The University of Granada, founded in 1531, continues a long teaching tradition, the roots of which can be traced back to the madrasahs of the last Nasrid Kingdom. The university is a vibrant presence in the city of Granada, benefiting from the distinctive beauty of its environment and a privileged geographical location due to its proximity to the Sierra Nevada, and the Mediterranean coast, with several major tourist sites, including Motril, Almuñécar and Salobreña nearby.

Over 60,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students study at the university, with another 20,000 students taking additional courses, language courses, summer courses, etc. The university employs 3,650 lecturers and over 2,000 administration, technical and maintenance staff. At present, courses for 75 different qualifications are taught in 28 teaching centers. The courses are taught across 116 departments, and the Postgraduate School offers 68 master's courses, 116 doctorate programs, and 113 additional courses.

The commitment to high-quality research has placed the University of Granada in a prominent position in terms of national rankings. The financing of 346 research groups illustrates this commitment. Through the Spanish Research Program, as well as other national programs and organizations, the university supports 165 research projects, and the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Business has provided financial support to 78 Projects of Excellence.

Universidad Complutense Madrid

Network Partner

The origin of The Complutense University dates back to the late 13th century, when Sancho IV of Castile granted the Archbishop of Toledo, Gonzalo García Gudiel, a licence to create the General School of Study in Alcalá (Estudio de Escuelas Generales de Alcalá) in the city of Alcalá de Henares in the spring of 1293.

Throughout its history, The Complutense University has produced exceptionally gifted men and women in every sphere of human endeavour, whether it be as instructors or as students. Many stand out for their achievements in such diverse fields as politics, science or the arts, among others.

European Society of Comparative Literature

Network Partner

The European Society of Comparative Literature/Société Européenne de Littérature Comparée ESCL/SELC is the new identity of the former European Network for Comparative Literary Studies/ Réseau Européen d’Etudes Littéraires Comparées, an association that actively promoted CompLit for the last 12 years.

It has organized 7 international biennial congresses attracting participants from every corner of the globe. ESCL/SELC aims to provide a European space for interdisciplinary dialogues about culture, literature and literary studies and to facilitate exchanges of ideas and information among scholars, promoting international collaborative research and teaching, generating relevant debates through publications and international conferences, enabling the circulation of students and staff, and generally supporting and internationalising the work of regional, national, cross-national associations of comparative literature.

Past Partners

The New Directions in the Humanities Knowledge Community has had the pleasure of working with the following organizations:

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