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Humanities researchers deservemore than a supporting role

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  • Geoffrey Williams

    () (LIDILEM - LInguistique et DIdactique des Langues Étrangères et Maternelles - Université Stendhal - Grenoble 3 - UGA - Université Grenoble Alpes)

Abstract

Humanities research remains underfunded, particularly by the EU with its top-down approach that fails to take into consideration the societal, economic and cultural impacts.This paper calls on the EU to actually look at what researchers do rather than inciting them to simply attempt to fit into other paradigms. It deplores notably the lipservice paid to the humanities in current calls and the absence of the humanities from Horizons 2020.

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  • Geoffrey Williams, 2012. "Humanities researchers deservemore than a supporting role," Post-Print halshs-00725341, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00725341
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    Research; Funding; Framework Programe; Horizons 2020; Humanities and Social Sciences;

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