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Economics / Business - History / Archeology - 17.05.2010

History / Archeology - Linguistics / Literature - 14.05.2010
Fragile archive of 500-year-old
Fragile archive of 500-year-old “filofaxes” goes online
A remarkable archive of antique manuscripts which opens a window on to the experiences, hopes, fears and interests of people who lived during the 15th to 18th centuries has been put online.

Linguistics / Literature - History / Archeology - 12.05.2010
Cutting Ball Theater’s Melrose directs Shakespeare’s bitterest play at Stanford
Troilus and Cressida is an oddity in Shakespeare's oeuvre: the wickedly funny play leaves a bad taste in the mouth, unrelieved by a happy ending or any purgative, expiating deaths.

Earth Sciences - History / Archeology - 12.05.2010
Agnes Martin paintings at Kettle's Yard
Agnes Martin paintings at Kettle's Yard
Kettle's Yard has brought together the largest group of paintings by the American painter Agnes Martin to be seen in the UK for more than 15 years.

History / Archeology - Physics - 12.05.2010
Longitude project to chart new waters in untold story of science and State
Longitude project to chart new waters in untold story of science and State
The forgotten story of the British organisation that enabled the development of a system for measuring Longitude, only to disappear from memory after its demise, is to be told in full for the first time.

History / Archeology - Art and Design - 11.05.2010

Physics - History / Archeology - 11.05.2010
University Medal finalists learn lessons about leadership at Berkeley
BERKELEY — This year, four students — Pamela Krayenbuhl, Erik Petigura, Pedro Spivakovsky-Gonzalez, and Reid Zimmerman — were finalists for the University Medal, given to Berkeley’s top graduating senior.

History / Archeology - Pedagogy - 10.05.2010
$12 million gift for Jewish studies
The San Francisco-based Jim Joseph Foundation has awarded $12 million to Stanford's School of Education to create a concentration in education and Jewish studies focused exclusively on preparing doctoral scholars and researchers.

Linguistics / Literature - History / Archeology - 10.05.2010
Martin Puchner Named Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Cambridge, Mass. May 11, 2010 - Martin Puchner, a prolific and wide-ranging author of works on modern drama, philosophy, and world literature, has been named professor of English and comparative literature at Harvard University, effective July 1, 2010.

History / Archeology - 10.05.2010

History / Archeology - 10.05.2010

History / Archeology - 06.05.2010
Papua New Guinea shield urges voters on
Papua New Guinea shield urges voters on
Most voters on 6 May will be staring at a UK ballot paper, but visitors to the Pitt Rivers can see a more unusual election item.

Art and Design - History / Archeology - 05.05.2010

History / Archeology - Event - 05.05.2010
David Howell Named Professor of Japanese History at Harvard
Cambridge, Mass. May 6, 2010 - Historian David L. Howell, whose research has reframed pre-1868 Japan using perspectives from the nation's geographic and social peripheries, has been named professor of Japanese history at Harvard University, effective July 1, 2010.

Art and Design - History / Archeology - 04.05.2010
Stephen Burt Named Professor of English at Harvard
Cambridge, Mass. May 5, 2010 - Stephen Burt, a published poet and prolific critic of contemporary poetry whose scholarly interests range across the verse of many nations, has been appointed professor of English at Harvard University.

Life Sciences - History / Archeology - 03.05.2010
Human Enhancement - Threat or Promise
Human Enhancement - Threat or Promise
We live in a world where enhancement of abilities, appearance, and health is commonplace.

History / Archeology - 01.05.2010
Telling Tales About Men
Telling Tales About Men
This book provides an intriguing account of how conscientious objectors, who opposed war on religious, moral and political grounds, were perceived during the First World War.

History / Archeology - Earth Sciences - 01.05.2010
The Cambridge Companion to the Arthurian Legend
The Cambridge Companion to the Arthurian Legend
The Arthurian legend has inspired European writers and artists for almost fifteen hundred years. From shadowy beginnings in early medieval chronicles and poems, it has developed through medieval romance to modern films and TV series.

Linguistics / Literature - History / Archeology - 28.04.2010

Linguistics / Literature - History / Archeology - 28.04.2010
Anglo-Saxon treasures revealed by Parker Library website
Anglo-Saxon treasures revealed by Parker Library website
One of the most important collections of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts - for centuries kept at Corpus Christi College - has been entirely digitised, making it the first research library to have every page of its collection captured.

History / Archeology - 27.04.2010
Helping to tell Story of Science
A new BBC series starts tonight on BBC2 at 9pm. Presented by Michael Mosley, The Story of Science is an ambitious project: it aims to chart the progress of science through the centuries.

Life Sciences - History / Archeology - 27.04.2010

History / Archeology - Event - 27.04.2010
Cultural Memory and Resources of the Past
Cultural Memory and Resources of the Past
A new research collaboration involving historians from Cambridge is to examine how early medieval societies used the past to form ideas about identity which continue to affect our own present.

History / Archeology - Linguistics / Literature - 23.04.2010

Law - History / Archeology - 22.04.2010

Economics / Business - History / Archeology - 21.04.2010
UCLA book 'Black Los Angeles' chronicles city's African American history, issues
UCLA book ’Black Los Angeles’ chronicles city’s African American history, issues
California's anti-gay marriage intitiative Proposition 8 ignited a debate within Los Angeles' African American gay and lesbian communities: Should black same-sex couples come out to family and friend

History / Archeology - Event - 21.04.2010
Five campus professors win Guggenheims
The five are among 180 artists, scientists and scholars selected from among some 3,000 applicants, according to a news release from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

History / Archeology - Linguistics / Literature - 21.04.2010

Linguistics / Literature - History / Archeology - 21.04.2010
Flight disruption allows New Yorkers to see Bodleian's Magna Carta
Flight disruption allows New Yorkers to see Bodleian’s Magna Carta
One of the earliest originals of Magna Carta in existence, belonging to the Bodleian Library, is the latest object to be caught up in the travel disruption caused by volcanic ash - and New Yorkers are the beneficiaries.

Health - History / Archeology - 21.04.2010
Sir Tim Hunt to feature on BBC Four Beautiful Minds
Sir Tim Hunt to feature on BBC Four Beautiful Minds
Nobel Prize winner and Cambridge graduate, Sir Tim Hunt, will feature in the final part of the BBC Four series ‘Beautiful Minds' which looks at the work of contemporary scientists and how their unique perspectives have redefined the world we live in.

History / Archeology - Linguistics / Literature - 19.04.2010
Pushy parents in a competitive society: how ancient Roman teens had it tough too
Pushy parents in a competitive society: how ancient Roman teens had it tough too
Professor Kathleen Coleman, Professor of Latin at Harvard University and renowned author on Latin literature and history will give Newnham's biennial Jane Harrison Memorial Lecture on Friday, 23 April 2010.

History / Archeology - Event - 19.04.2010
Men's Tennis Team Clinches Second Straight Ivy League Championship Title
NEW YORK - The Columbia men's tennis team claimed its second straight Ivy League Championship title Sunday, with a 6-1 win over Princeton.

History / Archeology - Event - 16.04.2010
Major Leverhulme Medieval History grant awarded
Major Leverhulme Medieval History grant awarded
The Leverhulme Trust has awarded a large research project grant to King's, to be led by Dr Stephen Baxter, Reader in Medieval History. The grant of over £250,000 will enable King's to employ Dr Chris Lewis, one of the world's leading authorities on eleventh-century England, and to appoint a new post-doctoral research fellow, for the two-year project.

History / Archeology - 15.04.2010
Debates and broadcasts
Debates and broadcasts
With the historic first televised ‘leaders' debate broadcast, The University of Nottingham has announced a collaboration with the BFI National Archive's Screenonline resource ( www.screen

History / Archeology - 14.04.2010
Oxford hosts first interdisciplinary conference on deserts
Oxford University is to hold the world's first interdisciplinary conference on deserts at the School of Geography and the Environment on April 15-16.

History / Archeology - 13.04.2010

History / Archeology - Architecture - 13.04.2010
Multi-faith space study launched
A pioneering architectural study into the history and impact of multi-faith spaces has been launched by a University of Manchester team with a meeting of representatives from the UK's major faiths.

History / Archeology - Linguistics / Literature - 12.04.2010

History / Archeology - 09.04.2010

History / Archeology - 08.04.2010
Watch: A Crucial Difference
Watch: A Crucial Difference
The exhibition, in UCL's North Cloisters, celebrates diversity in nature by showcasing objects from two natural history collections at UCL ? the Grant Museum of Zoology and UCL Geology Collections ? as part of the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity.
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