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History / Archeology - Religions - 15.02.2019

History / Archeology - 13.02.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - History / Archeology - 12.02.2019

History / Archeology - 12.02.2019
Stanford scholar examines origins of romance
Stanford scholar examines origins of romance
Professor of Italian literature Robert Pogue Harrison talks about the foundations of romantic love and chivalry in Western civilization.

History / Archeology - 06.02.2019

History / Archeology - Law - 05.02.2019
The 1969 strike at UC Berkeley was just the beginning of Oliver Jones's battles
The 1969 strike at UC Berkeley was just the beginning of Oliver Jones’s battles
There's a black-and-white photograph, 50 years old now, that Oliver Jones keeps close at hand.

History / Archeology - 04.02.2019
Ancient artefacts returned to Jordan with help of Oxford expert
Three finely carved stones from an ancient temple in modern-day Jordan have been returned to the country thanks to the expertise of an Oxford University archaeologist.

History / Archeology - 30.01.2019
Centuries lost ‘Bristol Merlin' uncovered at city's Central Library
Centuries lost ‘Bristol Merlin’ uncovered at city’s Central Library
A chance discovery, hidden away in a series of 16th-century books deep in the archive of Bristol Central Library, has revealed original manuscript fragments from the Middle Ages which tell part of the story of Merlin the magician, one of the most famous characters from Arthurian legend. Academics from the Universities of Bristol and Durham are now analysing the seven parchment fragments which are thought to come from the Old French sequence of texts known as the Vulgate Cycle or Lancelot-Grail Cycle, dating back to the 13 th century.

History / Archeology - 29.01.2019
New exhibit showcases Chinese propaganda posters
New exhibit showcases Chinese propaganda posters
About 50 posters, on view at the East Asia Library through April 24, show propaganda messages and artwork produced during Mao Zedong's rule in China.

Linguistics / Literature - History / Archeology - 25.01.2019
New Stanford Libraries exhibition highlights rare artifacts important to Stanford research
Scholars Select highlights rare books and artifacts held in Green Library collections that are valuable to the research of scholars at Stanford.

Art and Design - History / Archeology - 23.01.2019

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 17.01.2019

History / Archeology - 14.01.2019
On the enduring appeal of Mary Queen of Scots
On the enduring appeal of Mary Queen of Scots
She was a Queen who only reigned for six years. Yet more than four centuries after her death, Mary Queen of Scotland continues to polarise opinion and to hold a fascination for the general public.

History / Archeology - 08.01.2019

History / Archeology - 04.01.2019
Stanford scholar examines the roots of human rights
Stanford French Professor Dan Edelstein's new research explores how the concept of human rights developed in Western societies. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. These are some of the inalienable rights each person has, according to the U.S. Declaration of Independence. And the United States isn't alone in declaring the rights of its citizens.

History / Archeology - 03.01.2019
How an alumna helped put Latin American art on the map
Forty years ago, Latin American art was largely unknown beyond Frida Kahlo or Diego Rivera.

Event - History / Archeology - 02.01.2019

History / Archeology - 29.12.2018
Stanford scholar explores the history of gay rights in Germany
Stanford scholar explores the history of gay rights in Germany
The relatively rapid evolution of gay rights in Germany intrigued Stanford doctoral candidate Samuel Clowes Huneke.

History / Archeology - 26.12.2018

History / Archeology - Health - 17.12.2018

Health - History / Archeology - 14.12.2018
The MRI story in Nottingham - a unique archive in the making
It's going to take a team of specialist archivists, conservators and digitisers 12 months to catalogue and index over two hundred boxes of papers, slides, photographs, films and videos to create a comprehensive archive charting the development of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at the University of Nottingham.

History / Archeology - Environment - 13.12.2018
Share your Temple Quarter story
Share your Temple Quarter story
Artists-in-residence for the University of Bristol's new Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus want to hear your stories about the Temple Quarter area ahead of the development of the new campus close to Temple Meads station.

History / Archeology - 12.12.2018
Silent film of black couple’s kiss discovered, added to National Film Registry
Big Brains Podcast Climate change's human cost with Michael Greenstone They are on screen for less than 30 seconds, a couple in simple embrace.

History / Archeology - 11.12.2018

History / Archeology - Religions - 03.12.2018
No-Deal Brexit will severely impact NHS delivery across devolved jurisdictions -report reveals
Hundreds of handwritten pamphlets detailing the news, politics, intrigue and scandals of pre-Civil War Britain are now at academics, history buffs, teachers and students' fingertips thanks to a project led by University of Birmingham historian Dr Noah Millstone.

History / Archeology - Linguistics / Literature - 03.12.2018
Historian Ada Palmer traces censorship of radical ideas across centuries
Ada Palmer is a historian, a folk musician and a science fiction novelist. In many ways, the University of Chicago associate professor's latest project feels just as wide-reaching.

History / Archeology - Linguistics / Literature - 03.12.2018
Historian traces censorship of radical ideas across centuries
Ada Palmer is a historian, a folk musician and a science fiction novelist. In many ways, the University of Chicago associate professor's latest project feels just as wide-reaching.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 28.11.2018
'Murder map' reveals medieval London's meanest streets
’Murder map’ reveals medieval London’s meanest streets
First digital map of the murders recorded by the city's Coroner in early 1300s shows Cheapside and Cornhill were homicide 'hot spots', and Sundays held the highest risk of violent death for medieval Londoners.

Continuing Education - History / Archeology - 21.11.2018

History / Archeology - 21.11.2018
Literature quality linked to foreign language ability in young people
Reading complex and engaging texts is key to inspiring young learners' interest in Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) and potentially improving how the subject is taught in UK secondary schools, according to new Oxford University research.

Life Sciences - History / Archeology - 20.11.2018
Vanished no more: Giant of photography Roman Vishniac finds a home at The Magnes
Vanished no more: Giant of photography Roman Vishniac finds a home at The Magnes
Naomi and Ben Schiff remember long walks with their grandfather on the streets of New York. Going to the park, going shopping, going to the library.

History / Archeology - Career - 20.11.2018
When Japan met the world
When Japan met the world
Inspired by a family background with extensive U.S-Japan ties, historian Hiromu Nagahara explores Japan's cultural links to other societies.

History / Archeology - 19.11.2018
Clues to the site of America's First Thanksgiving
Clues to the site of America’s First Thanksgiving
Archaeologists from the Universities of Bristol and Tennessee have located evidence for the site of America's first English Thanksgiving on the James River in Virginia.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 19.11.2018
Stanford scholar examines UNESCO’s World Heritage program
UNESCO's utopian ambition of international peace through education and cultural exchange has gotten lost, according to Stanford anthropologist Lynn Meskell's new work.

History / Archeology - 16.11.2018

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