Humanities’ alternative model for academic development
Think about how higher education is currently organised and now try to think how it could go beyond disciplinary specialisations where locally situated scholars, workers, artists, activists, community-based practitioners and associations contribute to education through participatory approaches.
What can we learn from engaging with them? In what ways can their voice enrich classroom learning and bring meaning to academic quests? These are the questions that the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) and the Humanities Across Borders (HAB) program are trying to answer.