Links to International Co-operating Institutions

University of Technology, Sydney

Established in 1996, TfC is a Centre for Social, Cultural and Historical Research, promoting innovative interdisciplinary research that transforms understandings by intervention in matters of concern both locally and internationally. Its research teams rapidly develop new conceptual frameworks, methods and partnerships in response to practical problems. TfC produces high quality academic research of practical use in industry, professions and communities.


Institute for Migration Studies (IMS)  

Lebanese American University, Beirut


The Institute for Migration Studies (IMS) was established in 2007. It is part of the Department of Social Sciences and is directly accountable to the Dean of Arts and Sciences. The Institute is interdisciplinary, research-based, educationally minded, policy-driven and network-oriented. Since its foundation, IMS has been interested in developing into an interdisciplinary research institute in the domain of migration as well as a resource center for graduate students and scholars interested in the study of migration and its various impacts on Lebanon, and other countries in the region and worldwide. IMS also has the aim of closely collaborating with government and non-government organizations that deal with diasporic migrant communities and migrant workers in the region.

AEMI – Association of European Migration Institutions (Membership)



Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures (Membership)
Launched in April 2005, the Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for Dialogue Between Cultures is registered as an international civil society organization, with National Networks in 35 countries.
During the establishment of the Anna Lindh Foundation, each government of the 37 member states of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership appointed an organization or institution working at the national level to be the ‘Head of National Network’. The role of each Head of Network is to support the coming together of organizations actively interested in promoting the dialogue between Euro-Mediterranean cultures and peoples, as well as to give a face to the Euro-Med Partnership at a national and international level.
Today, the 37 National Networks continue to grow, with over 1000 member organizations already working towards the common vision of: “shaping the Euro-Mediterranean space as an area of co-operation, exchange, mobility, mutual understanding and peace”.

The Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes - CHCI (Membership)
Established in 1988, the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes serves as a site for the discussion of issues germane to the fostering of crossdisciplinary activity and as a network for the circulation of information and the sharing of resources within the humanities and interpretive social sciences. CHCI has a membership of over 150 centers and institutes that are remarkably diverse in size and scope and are located in the United States, Australia, Canada, China, Korea, Finland, Taiwan, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and other countries.

Center for Cross-cultural Studies - CCS
Zhao Baisheng, Secretary General, Center for Cross-cultual Studies, Chair, Institute of World Literature, College of Foreign Languages, Peking University, Beijing, P.R. China
The Center for Cross-cultural Studies aims to promote multicultural communications and to play an active and creative role in the reconstruction of a new world culture. Various methods of interactive cognition, modern interpretations of the best part of the traditional Chinese culture and especially timely summaries of a century’s experience of the Chinese cultural development will be our major resources to fulfill the mission.

Harvard University The Humanities Center in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Barker Center 136 Cambridge , MA 02138 617-495-0738 (voice) 617-495-0730 (fax)
The Humanities Center provides a locus for interdisciplinary discussions among Harvard faculty, faculty from other area institutions, graduate students, undergraduates, and the public. It currently sponsors lectures, readings, conferences, workshops, and ongoing seminars on a wide range of topics. It also supports informal occasions for the exchange of ideas and the sharing of scholarly and artistic work. The Humanities Center seeks to foster collaborations between the humanities, social sciences, and sciences in the belief that the humanities make a unique contribution in establishing - through interpretation and conversation - communities of interest and climates of opinion.


The Stanford Humanities Center
424 Santa Teresa Street Stanford , California 94305-4015 USA
Tel. (650) 723-3052 Fax (650) 723-1895
Founded in 1980, the Stanford Humanities Center is a multidisciplinary research institute dedicated to advancing knowledge about culture, philosophy, history, and the arts. The Center's fellowships, research workshops, and public events strengthen the intellectual and creative life of the university, foster innovative scholarship and teaching, and enrich our understanding of the human experience.

Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities
Vanderbilt University
Station B 1534 Nashville , TN 37235
The Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities. Our center promotes interdisciplinary research and study in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Because cooperative study in higher education is crucial to the modern university and the society it influences, the Center is designed to intensify and increase interdisciplinary discussion of academic, social, and cultural issues.

Global Institute for Advanced Study
New York University
King Juan Carlos I Center 53 Washington Square South , Room 401E New York , NY 10012 USA telephone (212) 998-3770 facsimile (212) 995-4546
The Global Institute for Advanced Study (GIAS) initiated and sponsored intellectual projects that explored the formation of contemporary structures of political power, social life, and cultural expression from perspectives at once local and global. Under its auspices American and foreign scholars--senior and junior, academic and non-academic--formed an intellectual community that was international in its membership, comparative in its intellectual agenda, and global in perspective. These networks have been maintained by fellows. Each project sponsored an annual fellowship program that brought scholars to New York City and New York University to become part of an international scholarly community. Fellowships were also offered to NYU faculty and Ph.D. students.


Humanities Institute
University of Connecticut
CLAS Building , Suite 300 - 312, Unit 4234 215 Glenbrook Road Storrs , CT 06269-4234 
Phone: (860) 486-9057 Fax: (860) 486-9136
The University of Connecticut Humanities Institute (UCHI), founded in 2001, seeks to enhance research and creativity in the humanities, broadly defined. In particular, UCHI promotes the development and productivity of University of Connecticut faculty through its fellowship, seminar, and workshop programs, by bringing outside scholars and authors to Connecticut, and by its support for scholarly conferences and journals. UCHI promotes student scholarship by the appointment of graduate and undergraduate fellows, and through advanced courses in humanities fields. UCHI also sponsors conferences, symposia, and lectures where the learning of the humanities can inform public issues.
By exploring the full range of humanistic inquiry and methodologies the UCHI calls attention to the many ways that scholarly advances in the humanities enrich general understanding of the human condition.