Academic Research in the Field of Humanities – Practical Observations

Ionela Carina BRÂNZILĂ

Abstract


The academic research is intertwined with the research methods it employs. There are various academic disciplines and there are also various research methods. Some of these are perceived as incompatible with one another, particularly because they are employed in the area of sciences as opposed to that of Humanities. However, more and more studies and authors have started to indicate that the threshold between the different fields of academic research is rather permeable. This article aims at discussing some of these studies and authors, with a focus on the research in the field of Humanities. Its purpose is to indicate the blurred line between different methods of research and the need to approach them with flexibility and an open mind.

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academic research, research methods, Humanities

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