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History / Archeology - Environment - 11.09.2019
This Sussex Life: Jim Endersby, Professor of History:
This Sussex Life: Jim Endersby, Professor of History:"Science doesn’t become history until it gets out of the lab."
Jim Endersby , Professor of the History of Science, talks about his prestigious new guest lectureship, and the role that we all play in the wider understanding of science.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 06.09.2019
Berkeley Talks transcript: john powell on rejecting white supremacy, embracing belonging
Denise Herd: Now, I'd like to welcome our keynote and final speaker, Professor john powell. Professor powell is the director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society.

History / Archeology - 06.09.2019
How to make a book last for millennia
How to make a book last for millennia
Study of Dead Sea Scroll sheds light on a lost ancient parchment-making technology. A new MIT study of the Dead Sea scrolls found "salts used on the writing layer of the Temple scroll [that] are not common to the Dead Sea region," reports Nicola Davis for The Guardian .

History / Archeology - 03.09.2019
Creation of new brain cells plays underappreciated role in Alzheimer’s
"The semicolon is a place where our anxieties and our aspirations about language, class and education are concentrated, so that in this small mark big ideas are distilled down to a few winking drops of ink," writes  Cecelia Watson , AM'05, PhD'11.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 03.09.2019
Many gather for symposium marking 400th anniversary of slave ship arrival
From left: Charlene Carruthers, an activist and organizer; Charles Henry, professor emeritus of African American Studies at Berkeley; and Waldo Martin, professor of American history and citizenship at

History / Archeology - 29.08.2019
Burned buildings reveal sacking of ancient Turkish city 3,500 years ago
More than 3,500 years ago, a rising kingdom called the Hittite Empire was expanding, testing the limits of its strength.

History / Archeology - Event - 28.08.2019
Why there are so many species at the equator-and so few at the poles
More than 3,500 years ago, a rising kingdom called the Hittite Empire was expanding, testing the limits of its strength.

History / Archeology - Life Sciences - 23.08.2019
How the OI’s work has evolved since its 1919 founding
From satellite imagery to international politics, the world in which the Oriental Institute's archaeologist-scholars and museum professionals do their work is very different from that in which the OI was founded in 1919. The University of Chicago Magazine recently spoke to three Near Eastern languages and civilizations faculty members at the University of Chicago and the OI Museum's chief curator about how archaeological excavation and inquiry have evolved since 1919.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 15.08.2019

History / Archeology - 15.08.2019

History / Archeology - 14.08.2019

History / Archeology - 13.08.2019
Q&A with UCLA Film & Television Archive cataloging supervisor
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. The archive depends on this information to make daily decisions about collections management, preservation, loans, research access and more.

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 09.08.2019

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 07.08.2019
Origins of dragons, trolls and witches
Origins of dragons, trolls and witches
In a new class, called Medieval Fantasy Literature , students examined the origins of dragons, witches and other fantastical creatures by reading a series of ancient works.

History / Archeology - Environment - 06.08.2019
OI marks 100 years of discovery in ancient Middle East
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 / Archeology - Environment - 22.07.2019
Mapping Chicago’s 1919 race riots
On the afternoon of July 27, 1919, Eugene Williams drifted across an imaginary color line in the water at 29th Street Beach.

History / Archeology - Linguistics / Literature - 19.07.2019
Developing skills for humanities research
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.

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 - 15.07.2019
Byzantine expert visits Italy to help put heritage site on the map
The Byzantine expert who led the research project that re-dated the Sant'Ambrogio church at Montecorvino Rovella (Salerno) to the mid-ninth century is back in Italy to help secure wider recognition for the site.

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

Religions - History / Archeology - 20.06.2019
Ogren to explore Jewish thought in early America thanks to humanities grant
Ogren to explore Jewish thought in early America thanks to humanities grant
Precious few Jewish people lived in early Colonial America. Historians surmise that Jews in North America during that time accounted for less than a tenth of a percent of the entire population.

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 - 11.06.2019

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.

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