In Everyone's Interest: What It Means to Invest in the Humanities
Videos of the opening event of the Humanities and the Public Good series are now available.
The discussion brought together leading scholars from the arts, sciences and beyond to consider the role of the humanities in addressing contemporary challenges. The event began with a short presentation by Dr Earl Lewis, President of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, called In Everyone’s Interests: What it Means to Invest in the Humanities, followed by responses from, and a round-table discussion involving, one of the UK’s most eminent scientists, the chief arts writer from the Guardian, a renowned author and the director of a higher education policy think tank.
Please click here for a 2 minute highlights video and here for the full length version.