History / Philosophy

History - Aug 16
Since the earliest civilizations, people have recorded their thoughts and experiences through storytelling, art, philosophy and other forms of expression. Studying these works - collectively known as the humanities - helps us understand the past and ultimately ourselves. Today's humanities scholars are rediscovering the past through traditional ways, such as reexamining an ancient mummy case with a fresh perspective, as well as more modern techniques, which include the use of big data analysis or 3-D and X-ray models.
History - Aug 13

Keeping catalog records of more than 500,000 holdings, which include virtually every kind of moving image format, is no easy feat. Each item is unique as a physical object and comes with its own production history.

Environment - History - Jul 24
Environment - History

In contrast to pre-industrial climate fluctuations, current, anthropogenic climate change is occurring across the whole world at the same time.

History - Linguistics - Jul 19

A new one-week course, called Humanities Research Intensive , teaches firstand second-year undergraduate students what research in the humanities could be and what skills are needed to do it.

History - Jun 18

The Latin version of Théodore de Bry's Voyages is available on line in its entirety for the first time.

History - Environment - Aug 6

A century ago, a few lone scholars began arguing a controversial idea: Western civilization had its roots not in Greece and Rome, as academics had maintained for centuries, but further back-in the sun-drenched lands of the ancient Middle East.

History - Environment - Jul 22

On the afternoon of July 27, 1919, Eugene Williams drifted across an imaginary color line in the water at 29th Street Beach. Soon, white residents began throwing stones, preventing the black teenager from coming ashore.

History - Jul 8

A team of military veterans and serving personnel, led by professional archaeologists, are about to begin excavating at the site of Wellington's Field Hospital on the world-famous battlefield of Waterloo in Belgium.

Health - History - Jun 12

International Research Project Studies Social Significance of Health Resorts No 169/2019 from Jun 12, 2019 A team of researchers from the universities of Amsterdam and Lund, Queen Mary University in London, and Freie Universität Berlin is starting a research project on health resorts as a location of transnational encounter and debate.

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