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The School of the Humanities and Social Sciences covers a wide range of disciplines with differing methodologies, from highly quantitative analysis of ‘big data’ to ethnography and the analysis of the material culture and thought of past societies. The geographical range is equally broad, with specialist centres in Latin America, Africa and South Asia, as well as Development Studies and the specialists within each Department or Faculty.

Find out more about the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences at http://www.cshss.cam.ac.uk/.

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Recent Submissions

  • Children's Convalescent Home, 1845-1970 

    Marven, Maria (2019-11-30)
    From the middle of the nineteenth century a new type of health care institution, the children's convalescent home, began to provide care to sick children. Institutional convalescence quickly became an established part of ...
  • Foreign Seamen and the British Navy, 1793-1815 

    Caputo, Sara (2019-11-30)
    This thesis focuses on the foreign seamen who served in the Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars (1793-1815). It is a transnational social history of eighteenth-century state power, warfare, and ...
  • Tort Litigation against Transnational Corporations in the English Courts: The Challenge of Jurisdiction 

    Aristova, Ekaterina (2019-11-05)
    In recent decades, some jurisdictions have demonstrated a willingness to hear private negligence claims that allege the direct liability of parent companies for human rights violations perpetrated by overseas subsidiaries ...
  • Cyberhealth and Informational Wellbeing 

    Thornton, John Michael (2019-11-30)
    In this dissertation, I present a new framework for conceptualizing the digital landscape inspired by the field of public health. I call this framework Public Cyberhealth. This framework is an alternative to the dominant ...

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