By Thoughtlines

Thoughtlines brings you the best academic thinking outside the box from CRASSH at the University of Cambridge. The podcast is presented by Catherine Galloway and produced by Carl Homer at Cambridge TV. The Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) is an interdisciplinary research centre at the University of Cambridge. Founded in 2001, CRASSH came into being as a way to create interdisciplinary dialogue across the University’s many faculties and departments in the arts, social sciences and humanities, as well as to build bridges with scientific subjects. It has now grown into one of the largest humanities institutes in the world and is a major presence in academic life in the UK. It serves at once to draw together disciplinary perspectives in Cambridge and to disseminate new ideas to audiences across Europe and beyond.


Episode 3 - We are what we dig, with Prof. Martin Millett

In this episode we talk to archaeologist Professor Martin Millett about the ground-breaking changes in how we search, and respond to, the landscape of the past. We hear what happens when sound artists and radar technicians start really listening to Read more


Episode 2 - We are what we code, with Dr Marcus Tomalin

In this episode we talk tech with Digital Democracy expert Dr Marcus Tomalin. Can our computing systems be better and do better? How can we – everyday users and professional coders - spot the hidden biases and fleeting programming decisions that maRead more


Episode 1: We are what we eat, with Dr Melissa Calaresu

In this episode we talk food with cultural historian Dr Melissa Calaresu. The need to nourish ourselves is an eternal, daily preoccupation for all of us, but what we eat, and why, is an altogether meatier subject. Food is pleasure, performance, polRead more


Introducing Thoughtlines

Welcome to Thoughtlines, a podcast celebrating the best of academic thinking outside the box, from CRASSH at the University of Cambridge.

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