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ⓘ Humanities organizations




                                               

AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Programme

The AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Programme was a five-year strategic research initiative funded by two UK research councils: the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Economic and Social Research Council, running from 2007 to 2012. It funded 75 projects across UK universities investigating various aspects of the complex relationships between religion and society, both historical and contemporary.

                                               

American Council of Learned Societies

The American Council of Learned Societies, founded in 1919, is a private, nonprofit federation of 75 scholarly organizations in the humanities and related social sciences. It is best known for its fellowship competitions which provide a range of opportunities for scholars in the humanities and related social sciences at all career stages, from graduate students to distinguished professors to independent scholars, working with a number of disciplines and methodologies in the U.S. and abroad.

                                               

Arts and Humanities Data Service

The Arts and Humanities Data Service was a United Kingdom national service aiding the discovery, creation and preservation of digital resources in and for research, teaching and learning in the arts and humanities. It was established in 1996 and ceased operation in 2008. Organised via a Managing Executive at Kings College London and five AHDS Centres, hosted by various UK Higher Education Institutions, the AHDS was funded until the end of March 2008 by the Joint Information Systems Committee and the Arts and Humanities Research Council AHRC. However, in March 2007 the AHRC decided to cease ...

                                               

Arts and Humanities Research Council

The Arts and Humanities Research Council was established in April 2005 as successor to the Arts and Humanities Research Board and is a British research council; non-departmental public body that provides approximately £102 million from the government to support research and postgraduate study in the arts and humanities, from languages and law, archaeology and English literature to design and creative and performing arts. In any one year, the AHRC makes approximately 700 research awards and around 1.350 postgraduate awards. Postgraduate funding is organised through Doctoral Training Partner ...

                                               

Austrian Studies Association

The Austrian Studies Association or ASA continues traditions started in 1961, as the only North American association devoted to scholarship on all aspects of Austrian and Austrian-associated cultural life and history from the eighteenth century to the present. The Association publishes a quarterly scholarly journal, the Journal of Austrian Studies and holds an international annual spring conference, organized around a theme with open sessions. Its other activities include organizing scholarly panels for the annual conventions of the Modern Language Association, the German Studies Associati ...

                                               

Collegium Artium

Collegium Artium is an independent, non-profit organisation registered in Poland with a charitable status promoting open science and open culture. Projects conducted by Collegium Artium are related to cultural heritage in the broadest sense, with particular emphasis on the history of art. The organisation carries out research projects, publishes a book series and awards fellowships and prizes. As a signatory of, among others, the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities, it participates in the open science and culture movement and contributes to the cre ...

                                               

The Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences

The Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences was convened by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences at the request of Senators Lamar Alexander and Mark Warner and Representatives Tom Petri and David Price. On June 19, 2013, the Commission issued its initial report The Heart of the Matter, along with a companion film created specially with the aid of Ken Burns and George Lucas. The Commission was chaired by Richard H. Brodhead, President of Duke University, and John W. Rowe, retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Exelon Corporation. Other Commission members included univ ...

                                               

Commonwealth of World Citizens

The Commonwealth of World Citizens was founded by Hugh J. Schonfield, an associate of H.G. Wells, in 1956. The organisation describes itself as a servant-Nation.

                                               

Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes

Established in 1988, the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes serves as a site for the discussion of issues germane to the fostering of crossdisciplinary activity and as a network for the circulation of information and the sharing of resources within the humanities and interpretive social sciences. CHCI has a membership of over 200 centers and institutes that are remarkably diverse in size and scope and are located in the United States, Australia, Canada, China, Korea, Finland, Taiwan, Ireland, United Kingdom, and other countries.

                                               

Council for the Development of French in Louisiana

The Council for the Development of French in Louisiana is Louisianas Office of Francophone Affairs. It is a state agency whose multiple legislative mandates include developing opportunities to use the French language in tourism, economic development, culture, education and international relations. CODOFIL is governed by a board of 23 members and administratively placed within the Louisiana Office of Cultural Developments Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, overseen by the Lieutenant Governor. CODOFIL is the only state agency in the United States whose purpose is to serve a lingu ...

                                               

German Council of Science and Humanities

The Wissenschaftsrat is an advisory body to the German Federal Government and the state governments. It makes recommendations on the development of science, research, and the universities, as well as on the competitiveness of German science. These recommendations involve both quantitative and financial considerations, as well as their implementation. Funding is provided by the federal and state governments. The Wissenschaftliche Kommission Scientific Commission of the Wissenschaftsrat has 32 members appointed by the Federal President. Twenty-four scientists are jointly proposed by the Deut ...

                                               

German Studies Association

The German Studies Association is an international organization of scholars in history, literature, economics, cultural studies, and political science who study Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The organization began in 1976 as the Western Association for German Studies, and was renamed as the GSA in 1983 after transforming itself into first a North American organization, and then an international one. The association awards the annual Sybil Halpern Milton Memorial Book Prize.

                                               

Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is a nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering the education of residents of the state of Louisiana. In its mission, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities pledges to provide access to and promote an appreciation of the history of Louisiana and its literary and cultural history. It was founded in 1972 as a result of initial funding by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

                                               

Maine Humanities Council

Located in Portland, Maine, the Maine Humanities Council was founded in 1975 as a private nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. It is one of 56 humanities councils in the United States and its territories. The organizational mission states: "The Maine Humanities Council engages the people of Maine in the power and pleasure of ideas, encouraging a deeper understanding of ourselves and others, fostering wisdom in an age of information, and providing context in a time of change. The Council uses the humanities to provide cultural enrichment for all Mainers and as a ...

                                               

National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities is an independent federal agency of the U.S. government, established by the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965, dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities. The NEH is housed at 400 7th St SW, Washington, D.C. From 1979 to 2014, NEH was at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. in the Nancy Hanks Center at the Old Post Office. On February 10, 2020, the NEH was presented by the Trump administration with a FY2021 budget that included an orderly wind-down of the ...

                                               

Pennsylvania Humanities Council

Pennsylvania Humanities Council is an non-profit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities based in Philadelphia, PA. It is one of 56 state humanities councils founded in the wake of the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965. The Executive Director is Laurie Zierer.

                                     

ⓘ Humanities organizations

  • Humanities are academic disciplines that study aspects of human society and culture. In the Renaissance, the term contrasted with divinity and referred
  • The Arts and Humanities Data Service AHDS was a United Kingdom national service aiding the discovery, creation and preservation of digital resources
  • family reading and support local museums, libraries, and other organizations promoting humanities education - facilitating public conversations on topics that
  • organizations nominated early in the calendar year. The President selects the winners in consultation with the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • and international scholarly organizations such as the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes HASTAC Humanities Arts, Science, Technology Advanced
  • The Wissenschaftsrat WR Council of Science and Humanities is an advisory body to the German Federal Government and the state Lander governments. It
  • The National Humanities Center NHC is an independent institute for advanced study in the humanities The NHC operates as a privately incorporated nonprofit
  • Humanities New York, formerly the New York Council for the Humanities is a 501 c 3 organization based in New York City. It is the New York State affiliate

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