Results of the CHANSE Call

CHANSE (Collaboration of Humanities and Social Sciences in Europe) is pleased to announce that 26 international projects have been selected for funding in the Call Transformations: Social and cultural dynamics in the digital age. The Call was open for proposals in the following two topics:

 – Cultural Transformations in the Digital Age,

 – Digitalisation and Social Transformation.

The call received an enthusiastic response from the research community in the social sciences and humanities. 366 outline proposals were submitted by research teams composed of at least 4 Principal Investigators from minimum 4 different countries, out of which 90 were invited to the second evaluation stage. Finally 26 projects were selected for funding. With the support of the European Commission, CHANSE will invest €36 million in projects exploring subjects ranging from conspiracy theories, public service media and public health in the 20th and 21st centuries to digital death.

The Croatian Science Foundation is pleased to see that two research teams from Croatia would also be funded through the Call: Dr Sanja Đurin, PhD (Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research) and her team will take part in activities of the project DigiFREN: Digital Aestheticization of Fragile Environments (Lead PI: Dr. Claire Birchall, King’s College London), while the project REDACT: Researching Europe, Digitalisation, and Conspiracy Theories (Lead PI: Asst. Prof. Blaž Bajić, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts) will feature a Croatian team led by Assoc. Prof. Nebojša Blanuša, PhD, Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb

The full list of the selected projects is available here.