At the heart of comparative literature worldwide is the idea of cultural encounter. Professor Wen-chin Ouyang FBA explores how we define and understand the field of comparative literature.
The Reverend Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch explains what exactly we mean when we talk about the humanities – and why they matter.
Professor Dame Anne Salmond FBA explains how her discipline, anthropology, is a humanity subject in every sense of the word.
Professor Charlotte Roberts FBA explains her field of archaeology and how it impacts our lives today.
Professor Iain McLean explores how we define social science and its associated disciplines – and why they matter.