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Business / Economics - History / Archeology - 16.07.2019
A Hollywood treasure trove at Stanford
A Hollywood treasure trove at Stanford
Stanford's archive on film pioneer Spyros Skouras has expanded to include more than 120 hours of audio recordings and rare documents about his life and Hollywood career as well as his philanthropic efforts, such as raising foreign aid for World War II.

History / Archeology - Business / Economics - 11.07.2019
National attention, praise for new Silicon Valley history 'The Code' by UW historian Margaret O'Mara
National attention, praise for new Silicon Valley history ’The Code’ by UW historian Margaret O’Mara
Her sweeping new book about the history of Silicon Valley has University of Washington history professor Margaret O'Mara on a busy national book tour this summer.

History / Archeology - 08.07.2019
Archaeologists explore fate of Waterloo wounded
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. The charity Waterloo Uncovered will this week begin to explore the farm buildings of Mont St Jean, where thousands of wounded soldiers received primitive first aid during the battle of 1815, which ended in the crushing defeat of Napoleon.

History / Archeology - Event - 02.07.2019
When Americans forgot about the Declaration of Independence
Two Stanford historians discuss how the United States' Declaration of Independence became one of the pillars of American civic life and other lesser-known historical facts about what happened on July 4, 1776.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 28.06.2019

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 25.06.2019

History / Archeology - 18.06.2019
Illustrations and first accounts of the great discoveries (16th)
Illustrations and first accounts of the great discoveries (16th)
The Latin version of Théodore de Bry's Voyages is available on line in its entirety for the first time.

History / Archeology - 17.06.2019
University of Glasgow replays the Battle of Waterloo
The University of Glasgow hosted over the weekend the world's biggest ever historical table top war game, replaying the Battle of Waterloo with more than 22,000 miniature soldiers.

History / Archeology - 17.06.2019

History / Archeology - 27.05.2019

History / Archeology - 26.05.2019
Admitted to Academy for Junior Researchers
Global history specialist Valeska Huber from Freie Universität admitted to Junge Akademie No 150/2019 from May 26, 2019 On Saturday the historian Dr. Valeska Huber at Freie Universität Berlin was appointed a member of Die Junge Akademie , the German academy for outstanding young scholars.

History / Archeology - 22.05.2019

History / Archeology - Academic Rankings - 21.05.2019

History / Archeology - 16.05.2019
Winchester Cathedral’s mortuary chests unlocked
A team of archaeologists and anthropologists from the University of Bristol have been gradually unlocking the secrets hidden within Winchester Cathedral's mortuary chests as part of an on-going research project supported by the Dean and Chapter of Winchester Cathedral.

History / Archeology - Event - 08.05.2019

History / Archeology - 30.04.2019

History / Archeology - Architecture - 29.04.2019
Just what will the rebuilt Notre Dame look like?
How to replace the spire that had soared above Notre Dame de Paris before the April 15 fire will be at the heart of renovation discussions.

History / Archeology - Health - 23.04.2019
UChicago scholars examine decades of trans history in Tribeca film debut
Framing Agnes weaves 1958 case study with rediscovered stories of gender nonconformity Assoc. Prof. Kristen Schilt and filmmaker Chase Joynt have spent years chasing down the story of Agnes, a transgender woman whose 1958 case study has reverberated through decades of sociology.

History / Archeology - Event - 18.04.2019

History / Archeology - 16.04.2019

History / Archeology - Religions - 15.04.2019
Notre Dame fire like the burning of the Library of Alexandria, historian says
Flames eat away at the inside of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris Monday (Photo by Remi Mathis via WikiCommons) UC Berkeley history professor Peter Sahlins grew up near Paris and returns there often.

History / Archeology - 15.04.2019

History / Archeology - Art and Design - 12.04.2019

History / Archeology - 11.04.2019
Uncovering the lives of Chinese workers who built Stanford
In a new spring course, students are excavating the location of the former living quarters of Chinese workers who helped build Stanford.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 09.04.2019
Giving voice to Chinese railroad workers
Railroad workers construct a section of the First Transcontinental Railroad on the Humboldt Plains of Nevada.

History / Archeology - 01.04.2019
After the Factory - do you remember the Singer Sewing Machine Factory?
Researchers working on a project called “After the Factory” want to interview people who worked in the Singer sewing machine factory in Clydebank that closed in 1980.

History / Archeology - 29.03.2019
Stone me! Lost carvings of the ancient Kingdom of Strathclyde turn up in Govan
Stone me! Lost carvings of the ancient Kingdom of Strathclyde turn up in Govan
A community archaeology dig in Govan has uncovered long-lost gravestones from the Middle Ages, when the area was a political and religious power centre on the Clyde.

History / Archeology - Administration - 28.03.2019

History / Archeology - 26.03.2019

History / Archeology - 26.03.2019

History / Archeology - 25.03.2019
Brexit through the lens of British history
Brexit through the lens of British history
Stanford's Ian Morris says the issues that led to Brexit, Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, have come up throughout British history, since rising sea levels separated the country from the continent 8,000 years ago.
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