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Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities: Notice

Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities (CRASSH) and Theory, Culture, and Society Centre, Nottingham Trent University

A colloquium, entitled The idea of an encyclopaedia: technologies of classification and the ordering of knowledge, will be held from 29 to 31 July at Lucy Cavendish College. The colloquium will cover the following thematic areas: (i) Constructing encyclopaedias; (ii) The encyclopaedia, the museum, and the archive: the origin of public space; and (iii) Problematizing classification: codes, flows, and complex systems.

A provisional programme and more detailed information about background to the colloquium can be found on the CRASSH website (http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/encyclopaedia.html), or from the CRASSH Administrator (tel. 01223 766886).

For further details, please contact Bryan S. Turner, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (tel. 01223 334527, fax 01223 334550, e-mail bst22@cam.ac.uk), or Mike Featherstone at Nottingham Trent University (tel. 0115 848 6330/2, fax 0115 848 6331, e-mail tcs@ntu.ac.uk).


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Cambridge University Reporter, 11 July 2001
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