The IRH-ICUB is a research division of The Research Institute of the University of Bucharest. Our mission is to promote and stimulate outstanding research in the humanities. The institute encourages international projects in disciplines such as history, philology, philosophy, intellectual history and religious studies, as well as interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary projects.
For more details about the ICUB events, please see http://icub.unibuc.ro/
IRH-ICUB Seminar, Consciousness and Cognition: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Tuesday, 25 April, 17h – Dr. Alexandra Varga, A Reasonable View of Human Rationality: Integrating Logic and Psychology
Friday, 28 April, 16h – Prof. Norbert Jaušovec, Increasing Intelligence (organised together with Drd. Adriana Braescu)
IRH-ICUB Lunchtime Seminar
Thursday, 27 April, 14h –Viktor Ilievski (IRH-ICUB Fellow), Freedom and Determinism in Plato’s Myth of Er
IRH-ICUB Seminar, Early modern concepts of history and practices of historical writing
Friday, 28 April, 18.30 – Historical Pyrrhonism and the rebuilding of faith in history
The Institute of Research in Humanities (IRH-ICUB) is proud to announce the visiting professors fellowships awarded in April 2017:
Prof. Roberta D’Alessandro (Utrecht University) – Hot Topics in Romance Syntax
Prof. Roberto Giuntini (University of Cagliari) – Fuzzy and Quantum Degrees of Truth
Prof. Stefano Gulizia (C.U.N.Y.) – Galileo’s People: Mapping Scientific Networks and Reading Practices in Early Modern Italy
Prof. Jennifer Radden (University of Massachusetts Boston) – Defining Mental Disorder
Prof. Donca Steriade (MIT) – Romanian phonology and morphology
Prof. Matteo Valleriani (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin) – History of Quantification in Science
The Institute of Research in Humanities (IRH-ICUB) is proud to announce two new fellows:
Svetlana Tsonkova – Human Agency in Verbal Magic in Bulgaria and Romania (17th – 19th century), fellowship awarded for 12 months
Cătălin Țăranu – The Many Battles of Maldon: Historical Truth and the Emergence of the Event in Early Medieval History-writing, fellowship awarded for 12 months
The Institute for Research in the Humanities (IRH-ICUB) is pleased to announce a roundtable discussion on Rivers and Seas in European History, 5 May 2017, 11h.
The event will start with the lecture on “Ancient sea and river routes in Eastern Europe and Northern Europe” by Dimitris Michalopoulos (Institute of Hellenic Maritime History/IRH-ICUB Visiting Professor).
The lecture will be followed by a roundtable discussion on Naval History. Topics to be addressed: Questions of identity (a geographical expression), Commercial routes, People migration, Warfare, Sacred Places, Cultural networks, Piracy, Health, Knowledge (flora and fauna/ natural histories), Standardization (institutions, trade regulations), Mediterranean History, Atlantic Ocean, Black Sea.
Speakers: Ovidiu Cristea, Viorel Panaite, Silvana Rachieru.
The Institute for Research in the Humanities (IRH-ICUB) is pleased to invite you to the talk Logical pluralism: internal/external consequence relations, given by Bogdan Dicher.
Date: Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 15.00-17.00
The Institute for Research in the Humanities (IRH-ICUB) is pleased to announce a roundtable discussion on Digital Humanities on Friday, 7 April, 11.00-14.00.
Participants: Ruxandra Cosma, Corina Doboș, Ionut Epurescu-Pascovici, Alexandru Nicolae, Constantin Vică.
This event is part of the IRH-ICUB series on Digital Humanities.
The IRH-ICUB and the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest are happy to announce the 6th edition of the Bucharest Graduate Conference in Early Modern Philosophy.
31 March – 1st of April 2017
Keynote Speakers: Sarah Hutton (University of York)
Scott Mandelbrote (University of Cambridge)
Tinca Prunea Bretonnet (IRH-ICUB)
Venue: IRH-ICUB & Faculty of Philosophy
More details here.
March 30, 2017
Invited speakers: Sarah Hutton (University of York), Dmitri Levitin (University of Oxford), Scott Mandelbrote (University of Cambridge).
The Institute for Research in the Humanities- ICUB, University of Bucharest is pleased to announce a one day intensive, interdisciplinary masterclass, focusing on published and manuscript writings of Isaac Newton. The day will combine more formal lectures with reading groups on texts distributed in advance. Discussions will cover questions pertaining to Newton’s theology, Newton’s humanist methods, Joseph Mede’s influence upon Newton etc.
More details and programme here.